Moon Cake Festival or also known as Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th month of the Chinese Lunar Calendar. It is called as Mid-Autumn Festival because the day falls on 15th day which is the middle of a month and the 8th month of lunar calendar is in the middle of autumn. So, every year, this festival is celebrated in the middle of autumn season. It is also known as Moon Cake Festival due to the fact that the moon is at its roundest and brightest during this day.
According to Chinese, the full moon is also considered as a symbol of reunion. Moon Cake which is round like the full moon is the special food during this festival. These days, it is common to give moon cake to relatives and friend as gifts to demonstrate that they wish them a long and happy life.
To those who celebrate this meaningful day, Happy Mid-Autumn Festival or Moon Cake Festival to you! Enjoy eating moon cakes and the glory of the full moon. May your life always be filled with love and happiness 😊