We have been looking at the Mid Autumn Festival and the story of Hou Yi and Chang E. This week year 3 have tasted moon cakes! Yummy! Leave a comment about what you though about them! Here is the colouring competition. Which one do you think is the winner?
Name in Chinese: 中秋节 Zhongqiujie /jong-chyoh-jyeah/Importance: the second most important (traditional) Chinese Festival after Chinese New Year
Date: September or October
Popular food: mooncakes
Celebrations: admiring the full moon, eating mooncakes
Origin: A harvest festival with origins in moon worship.
History: Over 3,000 years
Greetings: The simplest is “Happy Mid-Autumn Festival” (中秋快乐).