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The Mid-Autumn Festival (traditional Chinese: 中秋節; simplified C...

wikipedia - 06 Oct 2017
The Mid-Autumn Festival (traditional Chinese: 中秋節; simplified Chinese: 中秋节; Vietnamese: tết Trung Thu) is a harvest festival celebrated by ethnic Chinese and Vietnamese people. The festival is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar with full moon at night, corresponding to late September to early October of the Gregorian calendar with full moon at night.
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Vietnam: reconciling the diaspora

The Interpreter - 17 Jun 2018
For me, memories of a recent mid-autumn festival linger in my mind. An event was held to celebrate the shared tradition of Vietnamese Australians and Vietnamese newcomers, and it attracted a very large gathering of Vietnamese expats. Yet I was stunned ...
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Understanding the significance of zongzi

The Borneo Post - 16 Jun 2018
“It has become a festival to not only commemorate Qu Yuan for generations but also an integral part of the Chinese tradition and cultural life,” he said. Today, the mainland Chinese still eat zongzi and participate in dragon boat races to commemorate ...
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Four must-see lantern festivals around Asia

Jakarta Post - 14 Jun 2018
Singapore. In Singapore, the Mid-Autumn Festival is synonymous with moon cake and lanterns. The former is a food staple during the festival and it comes in various flavors, varying from the classic red bean or lotus seed paste to durian. As for the ...
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Your Mid-Autumn Festival guide to eating mooncakes

Quartz - 04 Oct 2017
You can almost certainly associate one or two special foods with every single traditional festival in China. And so it is with mooncakes for the Mid-Autumn Festival, celebrated each year on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month. It falls on Oct. 4 ...
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mid-Autumn festival gets underway in Hong Kong

euronews - 05 Oct 2017
Hundreds of performers carried a giant fire dragon through the streets of Hong Kong on Wednesday (4th October) as part of the mid- Autumn festival. The performers carried a 67 metre long fire dragon through the streets of the Tai Hang district ...
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Road closures in Chinatown area for Mid-Autumn Festival 2017

Channel NewsAsia - 21 Sep 2017
SINGAPORE: Several roads in the Chinatown area will be closed to vehicles for this year's Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations, the police said on Thursday (Sep 21). The following roads will be closed to vehicles for the Mid-Autumn Festival 2017's official ...
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Light touch at Mid-Autumn Festival

The Straits Times - 04 Oct 2017
It was the Mid-Autumn Festival, and retiree William Koh, 66, took the opportunity to teach his 20-month-old grandson Barden Koh to count the lanterns hanging from a rope. At Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park last night, families were out, armed with colourful ...
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How Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated across Asia

AsiaOne - 30 Sep 2017
The Mid-Autumn Festival is traditionally celebrated during the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese Lunar Calendar. This year, it falls on Oct 4. The festival gives thanks for the upcoming harvest, for prayers, and is also the occasion where ...
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Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates Chinese culture in Student Union

Kansas State Collegian - 06 Oct 2017
The Kansas State Student Union Courtyard was filled with colorful Chinese lanterns Wednesday during the Mid-Autumn Festival hosted by the Chinese Students and Scholars Union. The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival, is a traditional ...
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Hongkongers celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with lantern carnivals

South China Morning Post - 05 Oct 2017
Hongkongers celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with lantern carnivals. Jane Zhang. 0 SHARES. Lantern carnivals are one highlight of celebrations in Mid-Autumn Festival in Hong Kong. Besides showcasing colourful lanterns, the carnivals feature cultural ...
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Fire dragon dance returns to Mid-Autumn Festival

South China Morning Post - 04 Oct 2017
The three-day event is a highlight of the Mid-Autumn Festival, attracting both local visitors and tourists from around the world. November 22, 2017. 0. up nextauto play on. Six years after their last visit, the world's largest theatrical company ...
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Mid-Autumn Festival begins at Gardens by the Bay

The Straits Times - 22 Sep 2017
SINGAPORE - A fortnight of Mid-Autumn festivities at the Gardens by the Bay began on Friday night (Sept 22) with the lighting up of the "Arrival of the Phoenix" lantern display, where the phoenix is a legendary creature associated with warmth and harvest.

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