Tag Archives: Mid-Autumn Festival

Man Vs. Mooncake

Mooncakes are everywhere. In Hong Kong, you can’t walk more than a few feet without seeing a shop that sells them or an advertisement enticing you to buy them. As soon as the Dragon Boat Festival ends, the mooncakes start to appear. Many people during the Mid-Autumn Festival these traditional pastries are enjoyed. It is customary to give boxes […]

Mid-Autumn Festival in Hong Kong: Lanterns, Dragons, and Bunnies! Oh My!

Mid-Autumn Festival takes place on the 15th day during the 8th month of the lunar calendar. The Chinese believe this is the day when the moon is its roundest and brightest; with round implying a time for family reunion. Therefore, Mid-Autumn Festival is a time when people return home to gather together with their families. […]