Greetings for the Mid Autumn Festival

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    The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most important holidays in the Chinese calendar.

    Accompanying the celebration, there are additional cultural or regional customs, such as:
    Eating mooncakes, traditionally consisting primarily of lotus bean paste.

    Drinking tea.

    Matchmaking. In some parts of China, dances are held for young men and women to find partners. "One by one, young women are encouraged to throw their handkerchiefs to the crowd. The young man who catches and returns the handkerchief has a chance of romance.

    Carrying brightly lit lanterns, lighting lanterns on towers, floating sky lanterns.

    Burning incense in reverence to deities including Chang'eFire Dragon Dances.

    Solving riddles, or miyu in Mandarin Chinese, usually written on slips of paper and pasted on the lanterns.Moon rabbit is a traditional icon.

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    1. haphe51 19 months ago | reply

      真漂亮的照片。a very well explanation and nice picture, like this.

    2. GitVG 19 months ago | reply

      Amazing colours!

    3. thesquareart 19 months ago | reply

      Good fun colors!!!!!!!!!!!

    4. goddfri 19 months ago | reply

      hello,friends i wish all the best week,and productivity days.

    5. seeit_snapit 19 months ago | reply

      Beautiful colors and I enjoyed the narrative about the festival too. Congrats on making the homepage blog highlights! Well deserved :)

    6. despoina_m7 19 months ago | reply

      Perfect capture and colours!!!

    7. Larry D James 19 months ago | reply

      Super composition and colours!

    8. saanjaybhatia 19 months ago | reply

      Thank you everyone for the Favs and words of encouragement.

    9. thesquareart 19 months ago | reply

      Thank you for letting g us see the photo!!!!!!!!

    10. Jessicastjohn 19 months ago | reply

      I love the blended colours in this. Thanks for sharing.

    11. Jac Jon 19 months ago | reply

      Beautiful colors and composition. What a great festival, wonderful tradition!

    12. jaroslavd 19 months ago | reply

      beautiful, vibrant image sanjay. nicely presented and executed!

    13. Maggie's World ... 19 months ago | reply

      what a great shot for the occasion!!!

    14. old tea 19 months ago | reply

      Superb capture, great composed !!!

    15. Jo Pye 18 months ago | reply

      gorgeous shot!

    16. Pearl888117 5 months ago | reply

      Beautiful textures, love the colour vibrance...

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