It is thought that moon-viewing parties originated with the introduction of the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival to the aristocratic elite, who would gather to listen to music and recite or compose poetry by moonlight. See more ideas about Moon cake, Food design, Food photography. The Mid-Autumn Festival Dice Game is a traditional Chinese game that dates back to the Qing dynasty in the 1600s. However, there is a 400-year-old traditional game that you can play which rewards the winner with a giant mooncake. Carrying lanterns and munching on mooncakes have eclipsed the customary Mid-Autumn festivities in recent decades. zhōng qiū jiāng zhì, zhù nǐ rì yuán, yuè yuán, mèng yuán, tuán tuán yuán yuán.
In less than a week (on September 24 to be more precise), the probably second most important but definitely the second most famous Chinese festival is coming up: the Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节 Zhōng qiū jié ).
Chinese Mid Autumn Festival Food. Perhaps second only to the Lunar New Year in popularity, participants observing the Chinese Moon Festival share fun, often-overpriced cakes (mooncakes) with people they appreciate. During the Mid-Autumn Festival, lanterns of different shapes and sizes can be seen everywhere throughout the country, on trees, houses, parks, and even floating on rivers. MId-Autumn Festival is the time of year when, across China, families gather for a special dinner, children play with colorful lanterns, and, most importantly, people cast an eye toward the bright full moon. In Gregorian calendar, that’s some time between late September and early October. The Mid-Autumn Festival is a harvest festival that focuses on the spirit of gratitude. The Mid-Autumn Festival blesses you with six warm wishes: that you will have happiness in your life, satisfaction at your work, true love, a happy family, caring friends, and my wish for a wonderful year. The Tsukimi tradition dates back to the Heian period, from 794 to 1185 A.D. The National festive days are nearly upon us in China, this is a traditional and special period for families to reclaim their closeness and cultural get together with those living and working far away in many cities even worldwide.
The forlorn couple is reunited once a month when the full moon burns brightly from the force of their love. Also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival or the Mooncake Festival, the Chinese Moon Festival is a favorite holiday for ethnic Chinese and Vietnamese people around the world. The festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th month of the Lunar calendar. Jan 13, 2019 - Explore hkhenry1's board "Mid-Autumn" on Pinterest. 12/09/2019 4 By Christopher jones Introduction. So the ancient story goes, the beautiful Chang’e drank an elixir of immortality and flew to the moon, while the archer Hou Yi later became the God of the Sun.