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Mid-Autumn Festival (Mooncake Festival)

By Klifting, Sep 18, 2021, 6:44 AM

A “mid-autumn festival” is also celebrated in many other Asian communities besides China. In China, it's a reunion time for families, just like Thanksgiving. 

How the Chinese Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

As the second most important festival in China, Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated in many traditional ways. Chinese people celebrate it by gathering for dinners, worshiping the moon, lighting paper lanterns, eating mooncakes, etc.

In 2021, the Mid-Autumn Festival falls on September 21st (Tuesday). Chinese people have a 3-day public holiday from September 19th to 21st.