Thursday, September 23, 2010

~happy mid autumn festival~

the mid autumn festival is also known as the mooncake festival or lantern festival...this festival is a popular harvest festival celebrated by Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese dated over 3000 years..this celebration is usually not on an exact is celebrated when the moon is supposedly the fullest and celebrate the end of the summer harvesting season on this date..traditionally on this members and friends will gather to admire the bright mid autumn harvest moon..the main delicacy is the moon cake..

the usual flavours of mooncakes
(from the far left) sesame paste, green tea paste, lotus paste!

nowadays its been more fancy..
jelly mooncakes are also available

many lanterns for sale on the streets...
i used to play with those battery operated ones..
den i had an upgrade to those using candles..
n too old for it :(

beautiful lanterns lite up the streets

ahhh...i miss letting for lanterns....


-thanks faithful listener-

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