Celebrating Mid- Autumn Moon Festival

Thursday Food Fun – My Family Celebrates Mid Autumn Moon Festival

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Chinese emperors worshiped the sun and moon every year, to pray for a good harvest, since the earliest recorded times. They believed the sun and moon are in charge of the universe.

The Mid-Autumn Festival has history of over 3,000 years. It was derived from the custom of moon worship during the Shang Dynasty (c.1600–1046 BC).

Mid-Autumn was first celebrated as a festival during the Northern Song Dynasty (960–1127). Like the emperors, ancient people believed worshipping the moon and eating together round a table would bring them good luck and happiness.

My family celebrates by  sharing a meal of our favorite food-

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Enjoy the Flavors of the Autumn Moon Festival-

 

 

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