Mid-Autumn Festival 中 秋 节


中 秋 节 Mid-Autumn Festival illustration by Oamul Lu.

The Mid-Autumn Festival 中 秋 节  or zhōngqiū jié is is held on the 15th day of the eighth month in the Chinese calendar, during a full moon. It is a time for Chinese people to get together with family and friends, celebrate the harvest, eat mooncakes, and enjoy the full moon.