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Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Festival

Transcribed from my friend telling me about an event from his childhood memories.  There is a festival that happens in Vietnam in the autumn, or mid-fall. It goes according to the lunar calendar, it is on the 15th day of the 8th month, which is usually somewhere between september and october according to the western… Continue Reading »

Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival and Myth about the Moon

This is a transcription of an interview with a friend from high school, identified as A. In this piece, I am identified as IC. IC: Can you tell me about Mid-Autumn festival? A: Okay, so Mid-Autumn festival is a festival that is closely tied to Chinese traditions of celebrating the harvest. It’s in the fall,… Continue Reading »

Legend behind Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

The following story was told to me by my friend: So in China we have the Mid-Autumn festival, as I am sure you have heard of, the mooncakes are famous. But, what a lot of people do not know is the myth of how it came to be. It all became long ago. There is… Continue Reading »