Falling on the 15th day of the 8th month according to the Chinese lunar calendar, the Mid-Autumn Festival is the second grandest festival after the Spring Festival in China. It takes its name from the fact that it is always celebrated in the middle of the autumn season. The day is also known as the Moon Festival, as at that time of the year the moon is at its roundest and brightest. (source: Travel Guide China)
The festival celebrates the abundance of the summer’s harvest. The traditional food of this festival is the moon cake, of which there are many different varieties. People will generally eat moon cake and view the moon together with family.
We hope you and your family will have a great mid-autumn day!