中秋快乐 Happy Mid Autumn Festival

   

  

  

   
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).

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