Mooncake-making class heralds Mid-Autumn Festival

2020-09-27 (chinadaily.com.cn)


Children of Shitouxiang Primary School take part in a mooncake-making activity in Hohhot, capital city of North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on Sept 24, heralding Mid-Autumn Festival, a traditional Chinese event celebrated annually on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month. This year's festival is to fall on Oct 1. [Photo/northnews.cn]


Children are engaged in mooncake-making on Sept 24. The Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates three fundamental concepts which are closely tied to one another: gathering, giving thanks and praying. It is a time for reunions of friends and relatives.Traditional activities include eating mooncakes, gazing at the full moon and guessing lantern riddles -- this involves writing riddles on lanterns while other people try to guess the answers.[Photo/northnews.cn]


Children show the mooncakes they made by themselves, Sept 24. [Photo/northnews.cn]