Mid-Autumn Festival

The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival or Mooncake Festival, is a harvest festival celebrated in Chinese culture. It is held on the 15th day of the... Wikipedia

  • Also called:  Moon Festival, Mooncake Festival
  • Observed by:  Chinese people
  • Type:  Cultural, religious
  • Significance:  To commemorate and celebrate the end of the autumn harvest
  • Celebrations:  Lantern lighting, mooncake making and sharing, courtship and matchmaking, fireworks, family gathering, dragon dances, family meal, visiting friends and relatives, gift giving
  • Observances:  Consumption of mooncakes and cassia wine
  • Frequency:  Annual
  • Related to:  Chuseok (Korea), Tsukimi (Japan), Tết Trung Thu (Vietnam), Uposatha of Ashvini or Krittika (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and Thailand)
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo