Definition of Moon Festival in English:

Moon Festival


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

    • ‘The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival, is one of the three main holidays in the traditional Chinese calendar.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’


Moon Festival

/ˈmun ˈfɛstəvəl/