Roosevelt Islander Online: Roosevelt Island Celebrates Korean Harvest Moon Festival Today At Good Shepherd Plaza With Traditional Music, Dance & Dress

It was a wonderful afternoon at Good Shepherd Plaza today as the Roosevelt
Island community celebrated the Korean Harvest Moon Festival with performers from the
Korean Traditional Music and Dance Center of New York

Event host Wendy Hersh, President of the Roosevelt Island Disabled Association
(RIDA) introduced the program observing:

Roosevelt Island is not just a community, we are a family that respects other

Roosevelt Island resident Sonja Yang was the event emcee. She told the audience that the Korean
Harvest Moon Festival, known as
Chuseok, was a bit like the American Thanksgiving and explained the culture of the Holiday and of the

Here are some scenes from today’s Roosevelt Island Korean Harvest Moon

and the Event Program.

Great job by the event organizers!


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