The moon is shining, the crops are thriving, and China’s favorite lunar pastries are back in season — this can only mean one thing: The Mid-Autumn Festival is fast approaching! From stories of forbidden love to the successful launch of a revolution, here are some thrilling tales of the popular holiday came to be.
Watch out — the spirits of the dead are on their way to the world of the living, and they’re hungry! Check out what foods to prepare for the Hungry Ghost Festival here.
If you’ve ever had any doubts as to how long the Chinese communities have been here, you can simply set foot at the Sugbu Chinese Heritage Museum (SCHM)! Mr. Bob D. Gothong, a founding member and chairman of the Sugbu Chinese Heritage Museum Foundation,s shares what this historical heritage site has to offer.
With over 3000 years of history, the origins of the Mid-Autumn Festival have been passed down through the generations in multiple legends. Here are four popular stories related to the Mid-Autumn Festival that are still shared today.
For those wanting something a little more modern and fun in their mid-autumn treats this year, why not check out our special mooncake rec list!