Mid-Autumn Festival

Today marks the holiday of the Mid-Autumn Festival. This is celebrated by millions in East Asia. This is celebrated around the time of the harvest moon which can change each year.

Many will participating in activities like moon gazing and lantern. The symbol of a rabbit on a moon is used by many Asian countries. For more information about this festival visit, How Different Countries in Asia Celebrate the Mid- Autumn Festival.

yellow moon in starry sky
image courtesy of Pixabay Images

Check out some of our favorites all about the Mid- Autumn Festival. If you would like more options please contact the youth desk.

Moon Messenger: A Family Reunion During the Mid-Autumn Festival book cover
Moon Messenger: A Family Reunion During the Mid-Autumn Festival by Jie Wei
Thanking the Moon: Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival book cover
Thanking the Moon: Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival by Grace Lin
the shadow in the moon book cover
The Shadow in the Moon by Christina Matula
Celebrations Around the World book cover
Celebrations Around the World by DK