Mooncakes, Lanterns And Legends: Your Guide To The Mid-Autumn Festival In Singapore

20 August 2019

So, the Mid-Autumn Festival happens this September 13, 2019, which is the 15th day of the eighth month on the Lunar Calendar.

The autumnal moon is believed to be the biggest and brightest than at any other time of year, and is traditionally associated with a bountiful harvest, thus this Chinese festival. But what’s it all about, and what do all those mooncakes mean?

By Pinky Chng, September 2017; Updated, August 2019

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