Mid Autumn Festival

- Sep 13, 2019-

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The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the traditional Chinese festivals. It is the 15th lunar calendar on the 15th of the lunar calendar. It is also the second largest traditional festival in China after the Spring Festival.

On the 15th of the lunar calendar every year, it is a traditional Mid-Autumn Festival. This is the middle of the fall, so it is called the Mid-Autumn Festival.

The Mid-Autumn Festival and the Dragon Boat Festival, the Spring Festival, and the Ching Ming Festival are also known as the four traditional festivals in China.

In the Mid-Autumn Festival, the customs of each place are different, but each one is based on people's infinite love for life and yearning for a better life.

 

  • Festival Food


Moon Cake


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The moon cake was originally used to worship the moon god. Later, people gradually used the Mid-Autumn Festival to appreciate the moon and taste the moon cake as a symbol of family reunion. Gradually, the moon cake became a must-have gift for the festival.

 

Osmanthus Cake


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The Mid-Autumn Festival is when the sweet-scented osmanthus fragrance is. Many people in the Mid-Autumn Festival use osmanthus to make sweet-scented osmanthus cakes.


 

  • Festival customs


Playing with Lanterns


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Mid-Autumn Festival, there are many game activities, the first is to play with lanterns. Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the three major festivals in China. Of course, the Mid-Autumn Festival does not have a large lantern festival like the Lantern Festival. The lights are mainly played between families and children.

 

Dancing Dragon


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The dance dragon is the most traditional custom of the Mid-Autumn Festival in Hong Kong. From the 14th day of the lunar calendar on the 14th day of the lunar calendar, the Da Hang area in Causeway Bay will hold a grand dance dragon dance for three consecutive nights. This fire dragon is more than 70 meters long, and is made of pearl grass into a 32-section dragon body, which is full of longevity incense. On the night of the event, the streets and alleys of this district, a undulating fire dragon danced under the lights and dragon drum music, very lively.


Happy Mid-autumn Festival!


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