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Chinese Mid-autumn Festival Greeting

Dear Sirs / Madam,

Warmest Mid-Autumn Festival's greetings from EasyTourChina. We are very happy to share with you a joy that comes from one of the most popular traditional Chinese festivals.

Mid-Autumn Festival

In 2011, Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival occurs on September 12. This festival means harvest, family reuion and full of happiness to Chinese people and its celebration originated from ancient moon worship over 3,000 years ago.

Things to Do

Here comes the day, Chinese people always prepare a rich family reunion feast and invite friends and relatives to enjoy together. When the fullest moon comes at night, the people use mooncakes, fruits and more to set a table ceremony to make a moon worship, pray for a wish. Then they taste delicious mooncake, go on some interesting games and acitivities.

Moon Cakes

Moon Cakes

Moon cakes is the best sacrifices offered to Moon Goddess because it symbolizes a full moon and has all the meanings of moon worship. Delicious moon cakes are usually made in a variety of flavors. In terms of ingredients and fillings, the style moon cakes can be called sweet lotus seed paste, Sweet crystal sugar, salty egg yolk, salty barbecued pork, spicy pulp crust and more... while Chines people are tasting moon cakes, an ancient legends "Chang'e Flying to the Moon" is often told on the day. The story always give the festival a kind of dreamlike and romantic color

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