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Mid-Autumn Festival – 中秋节

Less than 1 month away, ethnic Chinese and Vietnamese people all around the world is going to celebrate one of the most important traditional festival on the Lunar calendar, Mid-Autumn Festival! Traditionally a harvest festival, it is held every year on the 15th day of the eighth month in the lunar calendar. Falling on the 15/09/2016 this year, we are preparing ourselves to welcome this celebratory day.

Mid-Autumn Modern Celebration:

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Lanterns

Very Notable part of Mid Autumn Festival is carrying brightly lit lanterns or floating sky lanterns. During the festival, children participate in walks with beautiful lit lanterns under the full moon. Traditionally, lanterns signified the wish for the sun’s light and warmth to return after winter. However in Australia, we are welcoming the coming summer months!

Mooncakes

The main part about this festival is definitely mooncakes. In South East Asian Countries, the festival is often known as “Mooncake Festival” to mention the significant part of this celebration. Making and sharing mooncakes is one of the hallmark traditions of this festival. In Chinese culture, a round shape symbolizes completeness and reunion. Thus, the sharing and eating of round mooncakes among family members during the week of the festival signify the completeness and unity of families.

Different varieties of mooncakes are made by baking company today, and are available at Burwood Highway Asian Grocery. Come prepare yourself for this festival with the gift of sharing mooncakes with friends and family.

 

If you want to know more about this festival, ethnic Chinese people all over the world celebrate this day. Or if you want a taste of this beautiful desserts, come find us to grab some!

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