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Happy Mid-Autumn Festival

(Xinhua) Updated: 2012-09-30 21:14

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival

A full moon is seen in the sky above Changchun city, Northeast China’s Jilin province on Sept 30, 2012, day of China’s Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on the 15th day of August in Chinese calendar.

The festival is one of the most important festivals in China.It is an evening celebration when families gather together to light lanterns, eat moon cakes and appreciate the round moon.

This day is also considered as a harvest festival since fruits, vegetables and grain had been harvested by this time and food was abundant.

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