Mid-Hairst Festival

The Mid-Hairst Festival is an offeecial harvest festival celebratit bi Cheenese an Vietnamese fowks.[1][2] The festival is held on the 15t day o the aicht month in the Cheenese calendar, durin a full muin, which is in late September or early October in the Gregorian calendar, close tae the autumnal equinox.[1]

Mid-Hairst Festival
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Mid-Hairst Festival decorations in Beijing
Offeecial name中秋节 (Zhōngqiū Jié, Cheenae)
Tết Trung Thu (Vietnam)
An aa calledMuin Festival (八月節)
Observed biCheenese, Vietnamese
TeepCultural, Releegious
SigneeficanceCelebrates the end o the faw harvest
ObservancesMuin gazin
Consumption o muincakes
Consumption o osmanthus wine
Date15t day o the 8t lunar month
Relatit taeChuseok, Tsukimi
Mid-Hairst Festival
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese中秋節
Simplified Chinese中秋节
Min name
Vietnamese name
VietnameseTết Trung Thu
Chữ Nôm

The Govrenment o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae leetit the festival as an "intangible cultural heritage" in 2006 an a public holiday in 2008.[1] It is an aa a public holiday on Taiwan. Amang the Vietnamese, it is considered the seicont-maist important holiday tradeetion.


  1. a b c Yang, Fang. "Mid-Autumn Festival and its traditions". The festival, celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month in the Chinese calendar, has no fixed date on the Western calendar, but the day always coincides with a full moon.
  2. Nguyen, Van Huy (2003), "The Mid-Autumn Festival (Tet Trung Thu), Yesterday and Today", in Kendall, Laurel (ed.), Vietnam: Journeys of Body, Mind, and Spirit, University of California Press, pp. 93–106, ISBN 0520238729 Cite has empty unkent parameter: |author-name-separator= (help)