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The Mid-Autumn Festival, or popularly known as the Mooncake Festival in Malaysia is held on the 15th day of the eighth month in the Chinese calendar. It is a date that parallels the autumn and spring Equinoxes of the solar calendar, when the moon in supposedly at its fullest and roundest.

Not only children enjoyed themselves, the adults were seen having fun during the pamelo peeling competition held on that day. Some children were seen flaring their creative side during the lantern-making competition.

And it is also customary for BKP to hold its annual mooncake festival celebration at its sales gallery in Mont’Kiara. Children of BKP homeowners, Garden International School students and the surrounding residents of Sri Hartamas were invited to join the company to celebrate this very special occasion under the bright moon and the warm glow of lanterns.

Besides mooncakes as doorgift, a variety of activities such as mooncake eating, lantern decorating and pomelo peeling competition were organised to encourage interaction among residents. The most popular event was the tea-making demonstration which saw a huge crowd surrounding the Hyperkitchen and queuing for some specially brewed Chinese tea.

Children were seen enjoying themselves with Cha Cha the clown. Posing with their very own handmade lantern for the group photo.

It was also a time for homeowners of Aman Kiara, Hijauan Kiara and the residents of Sri Hartamas to exchange pleasantries and get to know each other better. They were seen keenly supporting and encouraging their kids taking part in the games session.  

BKP’s Group Managing Director, NK Tong said the celebration was organised as a way of sharing the Malaysia culture with other nationalities. He explained that the event also provided the company with the opportunity to foster a sense of community among the people that live in the Mont’Kiara – Hartamas neighbourhood.

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