GRU Moon Festival post-event roundup

Hosted by the Confucius Institute, the Moon Festival and Confucius Institute Day event drew in dozens of CSRA residents on Thursday, Oct. 1 for an evening of fun, food and ancient Chinese tradition.

In addition to moon cake tasting and a parade through the Jaguar Student Activities Center, the Moon Festival also featured a lantern making competition and a ceremony to honor both friends and family.

Click through the photo gallery below or view the video above to enjoy a little taste of a new university tradition in the making.

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