>The mooncake festival (also popularly known as Mid Autumn Festival) is celebrated by the Chinese and Vietnamese people. They celebrate harvest, family reunions and hope for another good year!
The name comes from popular tradition to eat and gift mooncakes. Another notable part of this celebration is to carry brightly lit colorful lanterns. In some countries like Singapore, Hongkong they also organize lantern painting competitions. Streets get decorated with cute paper lanterns and kids participate in parades with different lanterns. The twilight of entire east and South east Asia look amazing with twinkling lights! Some say that Lanterns symbolize fertility.
Also various traditional rituals and programs continue almost for a month! The full moon day of September is declared as Chinese... [ Read more...