Mid Autumn

Mid-Autumn Moon Festival 2011

In China and throughout many Asian countries people celebrate the Harvest Moon on the 15th day of the eighth month of their lunar calendar. The date in the Western calendar changes annually. This year, the Mid-Autumn festival falls on Monday, Septembe...


Monday, August 29th, 2011 | Posted in: Chinese Culture 1 Comment »

The Beginning of Autumn

The Beginning of Autumn is one of the twenty-four solar terms in traditional Chinese calendar. It comes sometime around the 11th day of the seventh mouth of the lunar calendar, or the eighth of August of the solar calendar. This solar term marks the b...


Sunday, July 10th, 2011 | Posted in: Chinese Culture Comments Off on The Beginning of Autumn