The Mid-Autumn Festival, also referred to as August Moon Festival for its lunar date of August 15, which falls on 13 September this year, celebrates the full harvest moon.It is one of the few most important traditional Chinese festivals holiday in the Chinese calendar. Chinese families gather for moon watching and to enjoy quality time together.
A mooncake is a Chinese bakery product traditionally eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Generally, it is round, and “round” has a similar pronunciation with “reunion” in Chinese. During the festival, people eat them for celebration and present them to relatives and friends for good wishes.
Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! May the round moon bring you a happy family and a successful future.