The Mid Autumn Festival, also known as the festival of offering sacrifices to the moon, the moon's birthday, the moon's Eve, the autumn festival, the Mid Autumn Festival, the moon worship Festival, the moon mother's day, the Moon Festival and the reunion festival, is a traditional Chinese folk festival. The Mid Autumn Festival originated from the worship of celestial phenomena and evolved from the autumn festival in ancient times. At first, the festival of offering sacrifices to the moon was held on the day of the 24 solar terms "autumnal equinox" in the Ganzhi calendar. Later, it was transferred to the 15th day of August in the lunar calendar. In some places, the Mid Autumn Festival was set on the 16th day of August in the lunar calendar. Since ancient times, there have been folk customs such as offering sacrifices to the moon, appreciating the moon, eating moon cakes, playing lantern, appreciating osmanthus, drinking osmanthus wine and so on.
The Mid Autumn Festival originated in ancient times, popularized in the Han Dynasty, shaped in the early Tang Dynasty, and prevailed after the Song Dynasty. The Mid Autumn Festival is a combination of autumn seasonal customs, and its festival custom factors mostly have ancient origins. The Mid Autumn Festival symbolizes the reunion of people with the full moon. It is the sustenance of missing hometown and relatives. It hopes for a rich harvest and happiness, and becomes a rich, colorful and precious cultural heritage.
Mid Autumn Festival, Spring Festival, Qingming Festival and Dragon Boat Festival are known as China's four traditional festivals. Under the influence of Chinese culture, the Mid Autumn Festival is also a traditional festival for some countries in East Asia and Southeast Asia, especially for the local Chinese. On May 20, 2006, the State Council listed it in the first batch of national intangible cultural heritage list. Since 2008, the Mid Autumn Festival has been listed as a national legal holiday.
On November 25, 2020, the notice of the general office of the State Council on the arrangement of some holidays in 2021 was issued. The Mid Autumn Festival in 2021 will be held from September 19 to 21, with a total of 3 days off. September 18 (Saturday).
Release Time:2020-12-26 23:58:42
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