How is the autumn festival celebrated? On the night of the Mid-Autumn Festival, people set a table under the moon with mooncakes, snacks, fruits, and a pair of candles lit on it. Some believe that by worshiping the moon, Chang’e (the moon goddess) may fulfill their wishes.
What is autumn festival in Chinese? The Mid-autumn Festival (or Zhong Qiu Jie in Mandarin), also known as the Mooncake Festival, falls on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month. It is called the Mid-autumn Festival because the 15th day is the middle of a month, and the eighth lunar month is in the middle of autumn.
Do Filipinos Celebrate autumn festival? In the Philippines, Filipino-Chinese celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, not only with mooncakes and family get-togethers, but also with a spot of gambling. Puah tiong-chhiu, which means “mid-autumn gambling” in Philippine Hokkien, is a game of chance that originated in the Fujian province of China.
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