中秋Mid-Autumn Festival

Chinese name: 中秋

Pinyin: zhōng qiū

English name: Mid-Autumn Festival

History: Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节) is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar, it always falls on a full moon. Traditionally this festival was a time to celebrate a successful harvest with food offerings made in honor of the moon. Nowadays family get together, eat mooncakes and admire the full moon.

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