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!