Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most favourite celebrations in Asia. This holiday is celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese calendar and usually takes place on the end of September or beginning of October. That's why it is called the Mid-Autumn Festival, Chinese Moon Festival or Mooncake Festival. This year, Mid-Autumn Festival 2020 is on October, 1st.
From ancient times, the middle of autumn was celebrated as a gesture of thankfulness for gods who were generous and gave people a possibility to collect the autumn harvest. For many people, Mid-Autumn Festival is a great reason to go out, enjoy illuminated processions, autumn lanterns, street parades, family entertainments and mooncake treats.
One interesting thing about Mid Autumn Festival traditions is a belief that a long time ago, mooncakes helped to pass secret messages which allowed people to free Yuan China from Mongol rule. Since this is a seasonal, traditional autumn mooncake festival sweet, you can find it in a variety of colours, tastes, and forms. For example, Flower Advisor offers a wide selection of mooncakes in Singapore and at Cat & the Fiddle, you will get special Mooncake Discounts. So prepare for the Mid Autumn Festival celebration in Singapore, shop moon festival decorations, mooncakes treats, explore Mooncake Festival activities and enjoy your holidays!