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Day: September 11, 2022

CGTN: 2022 Mid-Autumn Festival Gala: a family feast for Chinese worldwide

Press Release
BEIJING, Sept. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival, is celebrated by millions of people on the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese lunar calendar. This year, the day falls on September 10. The Mid-autumn festival is not just about family reunions. It’s also about the joy of harvesting, romance and the harmony between humans and nature. The Mid-Autumn Festival is a synthesis of seasonal customs in autumn, and most of the festival elements it contains have ancient origins. An essential part of the festival celebration is moon worship. In ancient agrarian societies, people believed that the moon’s operation was closely related to agricultural production and seasonal changes, so the Moon Festival became a critical ritual...