How long does the Chinese Moon Festival last? In mainland of China, the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday is three days long. The 2022 Mid-Autumn holiday falls on Sep. 10 (Saturday) and the holiday is from Sep. 10 to 12.
Why is the moon festival so special for Chinese? In China, the Mid-Autumn festival symbolizes the family reunion and on this day, all families will appreciate the Moon in the evening, because it is the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese lunisolar calendar, when the moon is at its fullest.
What happens during the Chinese Moon Festival? The roundness of the moon represents the reunion of the family in Chinese minds. Families will have dinner together on the evening of Mid-Autumn Festival. The public holiday (usually 3 days) is mainly for Chinese people working in different places to have enough time to reunite.
What date is the moon festival on the Chinese lunar calendar? The Mid-Autumn Festival in China is a celebration that begins on the 15th day of the 8th month on the Chinese lunar calendar.