Come and hang out with hotpot! at the Lantern Moon Festival on September 7th!!!

Folks, hotpot! is co-sponsoring and will be tabling at the Lantern Moon Festival on September 7th! The event starts from 10 am until 10pm. We would be located near the stage on the North of 5th Street of Washington Avenue. Below is a little info of what the Festival is gonna be like. The Lantern Moon Festival is a traditional Chinese and Vietnamese celebration of the harvest and full moon where the gods are thanked for the bountiful harvest of crops. The festival celebrates three concepts that have been celebrated for more than 1,000 years:  Gathering: family and friends coming together to celebrate the harvest and gathering of crops  Thanksgiving: to give thanks for the bountiful harvest and harmonious unions  Prayer: for blessings such as babies, a spouse, beauty, good health, longevity and good fortune The United Multicultural Chamber of Commerce will bring the excitement and fun of the traditional Lantern Moon Festival to Philadelphia on Washington Avenue from 4th Street through 6th Street in South Philadelphia on September 7, 2014 from 10 AM to 10 PM. This event is for the entire family and will be held rain or shine under tents. We want to give all children of the Philadelphia area the experience of a traditional Asian Moon Festival and bring families together in celebration. This will be the first traditional Lantern Moon Festival in Philadelphia. All races and nationalities are welcomed and encouraged to participate and enjoy this unique event that will showcase:  Professional Singers  Dancers (Salsa, Cha Cha, Bachata)  Hundreds of Lights of All Colors  Traditional Exotic Silk lit Lanterns  Moon cakes and other food  Dozens of Vendors & Food Trucks  Outdoor Barbeque  Games and Activities  Toy Giveaways for Children  Raffles for Prizes from Sponsor  Giveaway Gifts and Silk Lanterns  Children Face Painting  DJs and Bands  Animal Balloon Twisting For more information or to participate as a vendor, please email: umccphiladelphia@gmail.com OR CALL: Larry (English speaking) 267-254-7994 Izak (English speaking) 215-833-3920 Thomas (Chinese-Mandarin/Cantonese/Vietnamese speaking) 267-934-9888 Laurent (Indonesian speaking) 267-475-4412, Vikki (Vietnamese Speaking) 267-234-1854 Louis (Chinese-Mandarin speaking) 267-288-3696 Elizabeth (Vietnamese speaking) 267-307-0109