Also known as the Mid-Autumn festival, the moon and the moon festival, Mid-Autumn festival, the mid autumn festival, August will, chasing, play on, worship festival, sections or the mid autumn festival, is popular in many national and traditional culture festival in east Asian countries, when the lunar August 15; Because of its just half of value seems as long as three years, therefore, some places will also Mid-Autumn festival on August 16.
The Mid-Autumn festival began in the early years of the tang dynasty, flourished in song dynasty, to Ming and qing dynasties, along with New Year's day, become one of the major festivals in China. Influenced by Chinese culture, the Mid-Autumn festival is also in southeast Asia and northeast Asian countries especially in local Chinese traditional festival. Since 2008, the Mid-Autumn festival is listed as a national legal holiday. Country attaches great importance to the protection of intangible cultural heritage, May 20, 2006, the festival is approved by the state council listed in the first national nonmaterial cultural heritage list.
Is one of China's three big Lantern Festival, Mid-Autumn festival is a holiday to play lights. Large but not like the Lantern Festival, Mid-Autumn festival Lantern Festival, play lamp mainly just between the family and children.