Colourful lanterns are a hallmark of the annual Mid-Autumn Festival. Photo: Sam Tsang Colourful lanterns are a hallmark of the annual Mid-Autumn Festival. Photo: Sam Tsang
Colourful lanterns are a hallmark of the annual Mid-Autumn Festival. Photo: Sam Tsang
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What is Mid-Autumn Festival all about? Chinese legends, lanterns, and mooncake mountains in Hong Kong explained

Ancient event was held to celebrate family while giving thanks to crop harvest, and its spirit lives on, albeit altered to suit contemporary culture

Knowledge |   Asian Festivals
Colourful lanterns are a hallmark of the annual Mid-Autumn Festival. Photo: Sam Tsang Colourful lanterns are a hallmark of the annual Mid-Autumn Festival. Photo: Sam Tsang
Colourful lanterns are a hallmark of the annual Mid-Autumn Festival. Photo: Sam Tsang
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