The weather forecast called for cloudy skies tonight, so we moved up the moon festival celebration to last night. It was a perfect night, clear skies, mild weather. We had some friends over for a snack of mooncakes, rice balls, and peach herbal tea. Then we went for a walk down the street to the [...]
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September 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · celebrations, family and friends
September 16th, 2010 · 2 Comments · celebrations
Mid-Autumn Festival aka “Moon Festival” Date: September 22, 2010 A traditional harvest festival celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month in the Chinese calendar. The date also parallels the autumnal equinox, when the moon is supposedly at its fullest and roundest. The festival gives thanks to the summer harvest and welcomes autumn. [...]