Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival also known as the “Moon Festival” is celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th month in the Chinese calendar. It’s a time for families to get together and celebrate. It’s also a time of giving thanks for a good harvest.
Mid Autumn Festival
The mid Autumn festival is a time of celebration. People travel back home to celebrate this festival with their family and loved ones. Everyone travels
Chinese autumn festival 2024 will be celebrated on September 17th. The mid-autumn moon festival 2024, occurring on the eighth month of the Chinese lunar calendar, is celebrated on the 15th day of this month. If you want to know why and when the mooncake festival is celebrated, here is the reply.
In China, the full moon is the symbol of family reunions. Hence the moon on the night of the mid-autumn festival is believed to be the brightest and the most beautiful, which should be celebrated as a lunar festival.
Being the second most important festival in China, the Moon cake festival is celebrated with dinners hosted, worshiping the moon, enjoying moon cakes (cakes mostly baked in the shape of the moon), and family reunions at the table outside homes to admire a full moon. The sky lights up with colorful paper lanterns on the moon cake festival as people will enjoy this Chinese moon holiday schedule for three consecutive days. Moon cakes specially baked on this harvest festival represent the mid-autumn festival’s food due to their circular shape and sweet flavors. Traditionally, the cakes had red beans or lotus seed paste filling. However, with modernization, mooncakes can be sourced from markets well-in-advance in unique flavors such as ice cream and chocolate shaped in various forms
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