Festive China Mid-Autumn Festival | The Independent

The 15th day of the eighth lunar month is the Mid-Autumn Festival, a celebration that focuses on the moon. From ancient times, it has been customary for Chinese people to reunite with family members and enjoy a sweet mooncake while observing the beautiful moon.

This yearning for the moon can be traced back to a fairy tale: Chang’e Flies to the Moon. What is the story about? And how is this related to China’s “Chang’e Moon Exploration Project”? What does the dark side of the moon look like? Watch this episode of Festive China to find out more.

China Daily: Festive China Mid-Autumn Festival

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