Mid-Autumn Festival/Harvest Moon

Friday, September 29, 2023

The Harvest Moon or Mid-Autumn Festival is a festival that honors the full moon and typically includes a family reunion under the moonlight to share food, givethanks, and pray for longevity and good future. The Mid-Autumn Festival is referred to as Zhong Qiu Jie in Mandarin,Tết Trung Thu in Vietnamese, and Hangawi or Jungchujeol in Korean. This day is often celebrated by family and social gatherings and offerings of mooncake for some communities. Source: Tan, Bonny. (2005, January 13). Mid-autumn Festival (Zhong Qiu Jie) | Infopedia. Singapore Infopedia. https://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_804_2005-01-13.html