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In 2018, the Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节), or Chinese Moon Festival, falls on September 24. It is one of the three major annual occasions in China (the others are Chinese New Year and Dragon Boat Festival and it takes place on the 15th day of the 8th Chinese lunar month.
As a time for families to be together, Mid-Autumn Festival’s typical food is moon cake which is round and symbolizes reunion. Families and friends gather together to celebrate by eating moon cakes and appreciating the spectacular beauty of the fullest and brightest moon.
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More about Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
The History Behind the 3000-Year-Old Festival
The time-honored Mid-autumn Festival boasts a history of thousands of years, which has gradually developed and formed. It was first celebrated to give thanks for a bountiful harvest.
The ancient emperors used to worship and offer sacrifice to the moon in autumn. Afterwards, noblemen and scholars would admire and appreciate the bright moon on Mid-Autumn Festival, expressing their thoughts and feelings.
Legends of Mid-autumn Festival
Love Story between Chang’E and Hou Yi – Tragic but Romantic
The Jade Rabbit Mashing Herbs on the Moon
An Immortality-Obsessed Man Cutting a Tree on the Moon
Eight Facts You Didn’t Know about Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
No. 1: The festival has only one name? No!
No. 2: Amazing Role of Moon Cakes: Secret Weapons
No. 3: Romantic Festival - the Second Chinese Valentine’s Day
No. 4: Full Moon - Does Not Definitely Occur on Mid-Autumn Festival
No. 5: Moon cakes- Luxury-Priced Delicacies
No. 6: China - NOT the Only Country to Celebrate
No. 7: A three-day Public Holiday During the Festival
No. 8: New Trend: Celebrate Virtually, by Sending Digital Red Envelopes
How to Enjoy Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
Mid-Autumn Festival customs focus on the theme of thanksgiving and reunion. The most common traditions for this festival are eating moon cakes and appreciating the moon. Besides, ethnic minorities across China have their own unique customs.