Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival

The Mid-Autumn Festival is a collect celebration praised remarkably by ethnic Chinese and Vietnamese peoples.[1][2] The celebration is hung on the fifteenth day of the eighth month of the lunar schedule with a full moon during the evening, compared to late September to early October of the Gregorian logbook with a full moon at night.[1] 

Because of antiquated China's social impact, the Mid-Autumn Festival has spread to different parts of Southeast Asia. Be that as it may, the manner by which distinctive nations commend it varies.[3] Mooncakes, which are customarily eaten amid this celebration, have additionally shown up in western nations as a fascinating sweet

Mid-Autumn Festival
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Mid-Autumn Festival decorations in Beijing
Official name中秋節 (Zhōngqiū Jié in ChinaTaiwanSingaporeMalaysiaIndonesia; "Tiong Chiu Jiet" in Taiwan, Jūng-chāu Jit in Hong Kong and Macau)
Tết Trung Thu (Vietnam)
Also calledMooncake Festival/Celebration
Observed byChinaTaiwanVietnamSingaporeMalaysiaIndonesiaPhilippines
TypeCultural, Religious
SignificanceCelebrates the end of the autumn harvest
ObservancesConsumption of mooncakes
Consumption of cassia wine
Date15th day of the 8th lunar month
2018 dateSeptember 24
2019 dateSeptember 13
Related toChuseok (in Korea)Tsukimi (in Japan)Uposatha of Ashvini/Krittika (similar festivals that generally occur on the same day in Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia)

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