is one of the most popular Chinese holidays on the fifteenth day of the
month . The moon is at its brightest, roundest state in the year and
it takes on a reddish glow on this day. Today, people like going out to
attend special performances in parks and viewing the full silver moon after
a big and delicious family reunion
are a popular feature of the festival. The most common ones are paper lanterns
in traditional styles. Hence today, there are many varieties of lanterns
made of different shapes and materials, such as animals, automobiles and
are a traditional food of the festival. These palm-sized
round cakes with sweet fillings of lotus seed paste and duck egg yolks
symbolize the moon, as well as family reunion and perfection. Many types
of mooncakes have gradually been evolved over the years. Snowy mooncakes,
ice cream mooncakes and green tea mooncakes are today favourite tastes.
mooncakes, people also enjoy eating
star fruit, pomelo, persimmon, red taro and
water caltrops(ling kok) during the festival.