Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration in China

A woman in Han-style costume holds a rabbit, a traditional icon of Mid-Autumn Festival, in a museum of Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 13, 2019. Photo:Xinhua
The Mid-Autumn Festival, the 15th day of August on lunar Chinese calendar, fell on Friday this year. During the festival, people usually hold family gatherings, eat moon cakes, admire the moon, and celebrate good harvests.
Across China, people have observed the festival with a variety of activities, including performances, poetry recital, calligraphy exhibitions and music shows, to preserve fine traditional culture and promote virtues such as patriotism and dedication.

A citizen takes photos of the illuminated Jiefang Bridge on the Haihe River in Tianjin, north China, Sept. 13, 2019. A light show was staged here to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival on Friday.Photo:Xinhua

Fireworks celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival lights up the sky in Macao, south China on Sept. 13, 2019. Photo:Xinhua