Mid-Autumn Festival – android wallpaper

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Today is a big day across much of East Asia. Families will gather for dinner. Lanterns will be everywhere.  People will be out and about. They will be staring at the bright full moon while having aptly named moon cakes as desserts.

That’s because it is the Mid-Autumn Festival. Mid -Autumn Festival has also other names like the Moon Festival or the Moon Cake Festival. It’s celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month in the traditional East Asian lunar calendar. In this year falls on Sept. 15 in the Gregorian calendar. From Korea to Vietnam, from Japan to Singapore.  This occasion will be marked by various customs and festivities

Mid-Autumn Festival Facts

  • Name in Chinese: 中秋节 Zhongqiujie /jong-chyoh-jyeah/
  • Importance: the second most important (traditional) Chinese Festival after Chinese New Year
  • Date: September or October
  • Popular food: mooncakes
  • Celebrations: admiring the full moon, eating mooncakes
  • Origin: A harvest festival with origins in moon worship.
  • History: Over 3,000 years
  • Greetings: The simplest is “Happy Mid-Autumn Festival” (中秋快乐).

9 Popular Mid-Autumn Festival Traditions and New Customs

  1. Eating Mooncakes — The Most Representative Tradition

Mooncakes typically measure around 5 to 10 cm (2 to 4 inches) across and up to 5 cm (2 inches) deep. Most mooncakes have a pastry skin enveloping a sweet, dense filling.

People usually eat Mooncakes in small wedges during the festival, and shared by family members. Mooncakes are generally served with Chinese tea, and, very rarely. Mooncakes are served steamed or fried.

  1. Appreciating the Moon — Symbol of Family Reunion

  2. Worshiping the Moon — Disappearing Tradition

  3. Making Colorful Lanterns — Children’s Favorite Activity

    The Lantern Carnivals, besides showcasing an incredible variety of colorful, bright shiny lanterns, and feature.There are also many cultural events and performances including song and dances, kung fu, acrobatics, craft demonstrations and the like.

  4. Having Dinner Together — Happy Family Reunion Time

  5. Giving Gifts — Get Closer to Friends, Relatives, and Staff

  6. Sending Celebration Messages — to Those Who Are Far Away

  7. Short Distance Traveling — New Fashionable Tradition

  8. Changing wallpaper on devices for something oriental and traditional.

 

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