Mid-Autumn Festival is a reminder of when everything was seasonal and the wait was more exciting. Mooncakes for sale at the Wing Wah Restaurant in Hong Kong in 1979. Photo: CY Yu
Mid-Autumn Festival is a reminder of when everything was seasonal and the wait was more exciting. Mooncakes for sale at the Wing Wah Restaurant in Hong Kong in 1979. Photo: CY Yu
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Mooncakes, memories and the Mid-Autumn Festival: when seasonal anticipation added to the excitement and everyone joined in the fun

  • Today’s instant gratification has taken the excitement out of waiting for the arrival of seasonal events and produce
  • Mid-Autumn Festival and mooncakes come but once a year, and are a favourite among Hongkongers

Mid-Autumn Festival is a reminder of when everything was seasonal and the wait was more exciting. Mooncakes for sale at the Wing Wah Restaurant in Hong Kong in 1979. Photo: CY Yu
Mid-Autumn Festival is a reminder of when everything was seasonal and the wait was more exciting. Mooncakes for sale at the Wing Wah Restaurant in Hong Kong in 1979. Photo: CY Yu
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