Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as Moon Eve, Autumn Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival, August Festival, August Meeting, Moon Pursuit Festival, Playing Moon Festival, Moonworship Festival, Daughter's Festival or Reunion Festival, is a traditional cultural festival popular in many ethnic and Chinese cultural circles in China, on August 15th of the lunar calendar; because it is exactly half of the three autumns, so the name of Mid-Autumn Fe The Festival is scheduled for August 16.
The Mid-Autumn Festival began in the early Tang Dynasty and prevailed in the Song Dynasty. By the Ming and Qing Dynasties, it had become one of the Chinese traditional festivals with the same name as the Spring Festival. Influenced by Chinese culture, Mid-Autumn Festival is also a traditional festival for overseas Chinese in East and Southeast Asia, especially in the local areas. Since 2008, Mid-Autumn Festival has been listed as a national statutory holiday. On May 20, 2006, the State Council was listed in the first batch of national intangible cultural heritage lists.
Since ancient times, the Mid-Autumn Festival has the customs of offering sacrifices to the moon, observing the moon, worshipping the moon, eating moon cakes, appreciating osmanthus fragrans, drinking osmanthus wine and so on. It has been handed down for a long time. The Mid-Autumn Festival, with the reunion of the full moon as a symbol of people's longing for their homeland and their relatives, wishes for a bumper harvest and happiness, and becomes a rich and precious cultural heritage. The Mid-Autumn Festival, the Dragon Boat Festival, the Spring Festival and the Qingming Festival are also known as the four traditional festivals in China.
Eidtor：By Ms Noor - Rongdar
Rongdar (China )
Add: Cangzhou City, Hebei province,China .