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Modern mooncakes for the Moon Festival

Modern mooncakes for the Moon Festival

Discover the new wave of modern mooncakes for the Moon Festival, including ice-cream mooncakes, chocolate mooncakes, jelly mooncakes, snow skin mooncakes, cheesecake mooncakes and lava custard mooncakes.
Traditional Mooncakes for the Moon Festival

Traditional Mooncakes for the Moon Festival

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival next week by indulging in mooncakes. These delectable cakes are a must-have on your Moon Festival menu. Learn how to make your own mooncakes in 10 simple steps, or buy traditional mooncakes from your local Asian bakery or cake store.
Moon Festivals Around Australia

Moon Festivals Around Australia

Chinese communities around Australia will be celebrating the Moon Festival at various locations, here is a quick guide to Moon Festival locations around the country and what to expect.
Vietnamese Children’s Festival and the Moon Legend

Vietnamese Children’s Festival and the Moon Legend

Learn about the foods, dances and lanterns of the Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. Also known as the Children’s Festival, this colourful celebration is a must-see event in Vietnam.
Chuseok – Korea’s Moon Festival for Thanksgiving

Chuseok – Korea’s Moon Festival for Thanksgiving

For the Koreans, their Moon Festival, known as Chuseok, isn’t just a day-long celebration of the moon, but a three-day long festival of thanksgiving and filial piety.
Moon Festival – A Shared Heritage in Malaysia and Singapore

Moon Festival – A Shared Heritage in Malaysia and Singapor ...

Though Malaysia and Singapore are separated along national borders, these two Southeast Asian neighbours share many common traditions and festivals – one of which is the Moon Festival
Celebrating Tsukimi, the Japanese Moon Festival

Celebrating Tsukimi, the Japanese Moon Festival

In Japan, the Mid-Autumn Festival is known as Tsukimi, which literally translates to ‘moon watch’. The Tsukimi Mid-Autumn Festival in Japan takes place on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month. Learn the customs and traditions of Tsukimi and find out what to eat during the Japanese Moon Festival.
Thais Add a Different Flavour to their Moon Festivals

Thais Add a Different Flavour to their Moon Festivals

Although Thailand’s Moon Festival is largely celebrated by the local ethnic Chinese community, that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have its own Thai culture and tradition.
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