Dates for mid-autumn festival - china chinese: mid-autumn festival: english: mondfest: german: alternative name moon festival mid-autumn festival. The mid-autumn festival (also the mooncake festival or lantern festival) is considered to be one of the most significant festivals for chinese people celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month of the chinese calendar, the 3,500-year old tradition is commonly observed all over the world to worship the moon, celebrate the harvest. How to enjoy a chinese moon festival if you're not familiar with the traditional chinese celebration known variously as mid-autumn festival, the moon (or mooncake) festival or the chinese moon festival (or zhongqiu festival), but you'd. Visitors look at a moon balloon on display ahead of the mid-autumn festival at a square in nanjing, jiangsu province, china, september 14, 2015. Chinese mid-autumn festival is the second most popular festival in chinese countriesthis article tells you about the traditions and legends behind it. Explore anita walsh's board chinese moon festival on pinterest | see more ideas about chinese, chinese moon festival and chinese zodiac.
A popular chinese folk tale about the festival involves the 14th-century overthrow of the mongolian empire in china according to folklore, ethnic han rebels smuggled letters into moon cakes which instructed citizens to boycott their oppressive rulers. Moon festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month it is one of the most important festivals in chinese culture, a time for family reunions and feasts. This chinese moon festival lesson plan is suitable for 1st - 4th grade students examine the chinese moon festival for this cultural lesson, students read stories about the moon festival and discuss the vocabulary words. For the similar episode featured in season 2012, see year of the dragon moon festival (also known as mooncake festival) is the seventh holiday themed angry birds episode, and as such, is available through angry birds seasons. Chinese arts alliance of nashville is established to promote the -traditional chinese dances include chinese celebrate moon festival with dim sum.
2018 mid-autumn festival falls on september 24th find more chinese mid-autumn festival traditions, legend, celebrations, date, moon. The mid-autumn festival (中秋节),or chinese moon festival, is one of the three major annual occasions in china (the others are chinese new year and dragon boat festival) and it takes place on the 15th day of the 8th chinese lunar month. Chinese mid-autumn festival 2017 for the full moon on the 15th of the each lunar month, the moon is at its roundest and brightest. The moon festival, also known as the mid-autumn festival or the lantern festival, takes place each year on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar monththis is the date of the autumn equinox, when the moon is at its farthest point from the earth and hence appears bright and completely round.
The mid-autumn festival is a harvest festival celebrated by ethnic chinese and vietnamese people the festival is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar with full moon at night, corresponding to late september to early october of the gregorian calendar with a full moon at night. Here are 5 important symbols of the chinese moon festival the mid-autumn festival also known as chinese moon festival is celebrated as a harvest festival. Spring festival eve: friday: chinese new year: national holiday: feb 17: saturday: spring festival golden week moon phase calendar – calculate moon phases.
2018 chinese moon festival is on monday, september 24, 2018, chinese mid-autumn day with hare,rabbit,lady,woodchooper and strories. Watch video the tradition of family gathering and moon gazing in the evening of mid-autumn festival is associated with the folklore tale. Originated in tang dynasty, the mid-autumn festival is the second important traditional festival in china on the festival night, the moon is full and bright so it is called the moon festival as well.
Festival honors the moon, celebrates family reunions mid-autumn festival is one of the most important traditional chinese festivals, second only to the lunar new year, and it certainly has its share of legends. What is behind chinese moon festival 2018 chinese mid-autumn festival story and legend - moon lady, moon cake, hare and woodchooper. The festival is for lunar appreciation and moon such that it is now commonly known as 'mooncake festival' of mooncake crust are used in chinese.
Philadelphia chinese lantern festival may 1 - jun 30, 2018 philadelphia, pa los angeles asian pacific film festival may 3-12, 2018 all festival names. Honolulu’s chinatown will host a two-day block party around the chinese cultural plaza fri, sept 25 and sat, sept 26 moon festival 2015, organized by the chinese chamber of commerce of hawaii. Indianapolis chinese festival is an annual cultural event, hosted by the indianapolis mayor's office, the celebrates the chinese community and chinese culture in the city of indianapolisthe indy chinese fest that takes place in september around mid-autumn or moon festival. Monterey park's lunar new year festival features vendors offering unique gifts and specialty items, food booths with various types of delectable items. Moon festival, the biggest chinese traditional holiday after new year's, is celebrated all around the world read about the legends surrounding this day. Moon festival annual dinner past the chinese reconciliation project foundation the chinese garden motif allows the park to stand both as an acknowledgment.