What is the Mid-Autumn Festival?

What is the Mid-Autumn Festival?

Date: 15th day of the 8th month of the Chinese lunisolar calendar

Location: all over the world, predominantly in mainland Asia

The Mid-Autumn festival is a harvest celebration where families have reunions and appreciate the full moon. A famous legend regarding the Chinese moon goddess of immortality, Chang’e’s legend is recounted and celebrated with offerings to her and her jade rabbit.

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