The Chinese Mid Autumn festival will be celebrated in Melbourne's Spring on the 11th September 2022.
Traditionally the festival coincides with Autumn and harvest however in Australia we celebrate in Spring at a time of renewal. The festival can include
The early form of the Mid-Autumn Festival was derived from the custom of moon worship during the Zhou Dynasty over 3,000 years ago.
Today it is a popular celebration across the Chinese diaspora throughout Asia and Australia and includes making lanterns, a evening lantern walk with children and the eating of mooncakes with friends.