Mid-Hairst Festival decorations in Beijing
|Offeecial name||中秋节 (Zhōngqiū Jié, Cheenae)|
Tết Trung Thu (Vietnam)
|An aa called||Muin Festival (八月節)|
|Observed bi||Cheenese, Vietnamese|
|Signeeficance||Celebrates the end o the faw harvest|
Consumption o muincakes
Consumption o osmanthus wine
|Date||15t day o the 8t lunar month|
|Relatit tae||Chuseok, Tsukimi|
|Vietnamese||Tết Trung Thu|
The Mid-Hairst Festival is an offeecial harvest festival celebratit bi Cheenese an Vietnamese fowks. The festival is held on the 15t day o the aicht month in the Cheenese calendar, durin a full muin, which is in late September or early October in the Gregorian calendar, close tae the autumnal equinox.
The Govrenment o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae leetit the festival as an "intangible cultural heritage" in 2006 an a public holiday in 2008. It is an aa a public holiday on Taiwan. Amang the Vietnamese, it is considered the seicont-maist important holiday tradeetion.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Yang, Fang. "Mid-Autumn Festival and its traditions".
The festival, celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month in the Chinese calendar, has no fixed date on the Western calendar, but the day always coincides with a full moon.
- Nguyen, Van Huy (2003), "The Mid-Autumn Festival (Tet Trung Thu), Yesterday and Today", in Kendall, Laurel, Vietnam: Journeys of Body, Mind, and Spirit, University of California Press, pp. 93–106, ISBN 0520238729