Definition of Moon Festival in English:

Moon Festival


  • A Chinese festival held in the middle of the autumn.

    ‘There, for every major festival - such as New Year, the mid-autumn Moon Festival, and Tomb-Sweeping Day, when Chinese visit their ancestral tombs - we would celebrate family reunions.’
    • ‘The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival, is one of the three main holidays in the traditional Chinese calendar.’
    • ‘It also coincided with the annual Moon Festival, billed as an auspicious time for reunions, and massive National Day celebrations for the 55th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic.’
    • ‘Perhaps China wants to let these people reunite with their families for the coming Moon Festival,’ said Chiu.’
    • ‘For the Moon Festival in mid-autumn, ‘moon cakes’ are served, baked pastries filled with ground sesame and lotus seeds or dates.’


Moon Festival

/ˈmo͞on ˈfestəvəl/ /ˈmun ˈfɛstəvəl/