Mid-Autumn Festival | A day of family reunion
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Mid-Autumn Festival | A day of family reunion

 
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Have you heard of the Mid-Autumn Festival in China? To the Chinese, Mid-Autumn Festival means family reunion and peace. The festival is celebrated when the moon is believed to be the biggest and fullest. To the Chinese, a full moon is a symbol of prosperity, happiness, and family reunion.

What is Mid-Autumn Festival?

The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Reunion Festival, is one of the traditional Chinese cultural festivals, on the 15th day of the lunar calendar. On May 20, 2006, the State Council included the Mid-Autumn Festival in the first batch of national intangible cultural heritage.
The Mid-Autumn Festival began in the early years of the Tang Dynasty and prevailed in the Song Dynasty. By the time of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, it had become one of the major festivals as important as the New Year.
Influenced by Chinese culture, the Mid-Autumn Festival is also a traditional festival for Chinese in East and Southeast Asian countries. To the Chinese, Mid-Autumn Festival means family reunion and peace. The festival is celebrated when the moon is believed to be the biggest and fullest. To the Chinese, a full moon is a symbol of prosperity, happiness, and family reunion.
 
 
Why Mid-Autumn Festival is Celebrated and How it Started?

The festival has a long history. In ancient China, emperors followed the rite of offering sacrifices to the sun in spring and to the moon in autumn. Historical books of the Zhou Dynasty had had the word "Mid-Autumn". Later aristocrats and literary figures helped expand the ceremony to common people. They enjoyed the full, bright moon on that day, worshipped it and expressed their thoughts and feelings under it. The Mid-Autumn Festival began in the early years of the Tang Dynasty and prevailed in the Song Dynasty. By the time of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, it had become one of the major festivals as important as the New Year.

There are many legends about the source of the Mid-Autumn Festival. One of the most popular legends is a long time ago, there was a beautiful woman named Chang E, and she was Hou Yi’s wife. One day, Hou Yi stole the elixir of life from a goddess. However, his beautiful wife Chang E drank the elixir of life. After drinking it, she found herself floating and flew all the way to the moon.

How the Chinese Celebrate Mid-Autumn?

Does your country have Mid-Autumn Festival? Or is there a reunion that symbolizes the Mid-Autumn Festival? If so, how did you spend this holiday in your country? In China, the main traditions and celebrations of the Mid-Autumn Festival include eating moon cakes, having dinner with family, gazing at and worshipping the moon, and lighting lanterns. 
 
Offering sacrifice to the moon
The Mid-Autumn Festival Ceremony is an ancient ritual of rituals, expressing a beautiful wish for people to pray for the moon to bless the world.
 
Eating moon cake
Almost everyone likes to eat mooncakes on that day. Most families have a dinner together to celebrate the festival. A saying goes, "The moon in your hometown is almost always the brightest and roundest". Many people who live far away from homes want to go back to have a family reunion. How happy it is to enjoy the moon cakes while watching the full moon with your family members.
 
 
Admire the full moon
When people enjoy the moon, they can't help but miss their loved ones who are far away from home and living in a foreign land. The Chinese have always been reunited with family reunion, friends and relatives, and the joy of sharing the family is extremely precious. It has always been said that “there is a good reunion of the people”.
 
Play with lanterns
Mid-Autumn Festival lanterns are mainly carried out between families and children, mostly concentrated in the south. People gather together to see the lanterns, put the lights.


In addition to these celebrations, each region has its own unique way of celebrating, but each way is based on people's love for life and yearning for a better life. Sinbosen Audio Wish you and yours a happy holiday on this gathering day.
 
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