Chinese Moon Cake Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival 

The Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated every year around september or october, the 15th day of the 8th lunar month to be specific. In 2023: 29th of september. In 2024 17th of september. After the Chinese new year one of the biggest festivities. It is on the day that the moon is on its brightest and fullest, the Chinese always worship the moon and appreciate the full moon on that day. The day is also considered the Moon Festival. The full moon is known as the symbol for reunion with family for celebrations. There is a specific cake, the mooncake to celebrate the reunion. In mainland China everyone has a 3-day holiday and most people will go home to their families. When traveling, it is good to remember this day, it will be busy on the roads.

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