Our Lantern Festival

Early risers down Perrin Street saw the first visual sign of the Robinvale Lantern Festival on Friday morning. Perrin Street was festooned with lanterns. Nobody could say they didn’t know something was happening.

The moon also looked very full in the western sky. Friday was a full moon, very appropriate, the last full moon on a Friday the 13th until August 13, 2049, Last Friday’s Harvest Moon is so named because the moon reaches peak brightness close to the Spring equinox. This full moon each year is associated with times of harvest, and is also referred to as the “corn moon” by some. Its apparition is said to mark the beginning of an auspicious time of luck.


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