Chinese Moon Festival

Country: China Category: Culture By: yayasilver
Chinese Moon Festival
The 15th day of the 8th Lunar month

The Chinese Moon Festival is one of the biggest holidays of the Chinese calendar. It is celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th Lunar month. People also call it the Mooncake Festival or Lantern Festival. On this lunar day, the fall moon is at it's brightest, and is in the highest point of the sky.

The Chinese Moon Festival celebrates the success of the fall or autumn harvest. This celebration is one of the oldest holidays in the world, dating back thousands of years. In early celebrations, the Chinese people worshipped the moon god.

The Chinese Moon Festival is one of China's biggest national holiday. Traditionally, people will view the moon, and enjoy mooncakes with family and friends. Cooking, giving and eating mooncakes is a big tradition, resulting in this day also being called the Mooncake Festival.

Mooncakes is a very heavy bread or pastry. It includes the yolks of duck eggs. There are a variety of fillings for Mooncakes. They are usually filled with beans, nuts, or seeds.

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A rolling stone is worth two in the bush, thanks to this areltic.
December 05, 2016
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This has to be one of my favorites of yours, Ashley! I love so many things here...the hanging phu.is..tgenoos!! I love the subtle mist at the top, creating a sky, and the clouds really pop. The tree is awesome...and I love how you mixed up the title. Love it so much!
December 05, 2016
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Oh I adore mongo bodeen! The Koala loves it so much he wants to name our first born Beau Dean . Never tuhgoht about making it at home. It looks totally doable. Thank you and thanks to your friend Char for sharing.
November 05, 2014
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my son brought one from scoohl the other week (a Chinese classmate gave them mooncakes); am not such a big fan, too, but they're ok. i still have to try that durian flavored mooncake thanks for playing again, Carylenjoy the rest of the weekend
November 05, 2014
05:21:00
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