作者:网络 52学习库 2015-09-18
he mid-autumn festival
the mid-autumn festival has all interesting history. long ago in one of the dynasties of china there was a king who was very cruel to the people and did not manage the country well. the people were so angry that some brave ones suggested killing the king. so they wrote notes telling about the meeting place and time and put them into cakes. on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month every person was told to buy the cakes. when they ate them they discovered the notes. so they gathered together to make a sudden attack on the king. from then on the chinese people celebrate on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month and eat moon cakes in memory of that important event.
when the mid-autumn festival is near, shop windows are beautifully decorated. many moon cakes are displayed for people to buy. people send presents such aswine, fruits and moon cakes to their friends and relatives. in the evening of the day, they have a feast. after the feast, they go out to the garden to look at the moon. the children run and laugh on the streets.
it is believed that the moon is at her brightest on this night. many poems have been written about it, and poets are never tired of reading and writing such poems. in chinese literature, the moon of the mid autumn festival has been compared to a looking-glass, a jade rabbit, and so on. it seems that chinese literature takes far more interest in the moon than in the sun.
mid-autumn festival is a popular and important lunar harvest festival celebrated by chinese people.the festival is held on the 15th day of the eighth month in the chinese calendar.there are some traditions in this holiday.for example,people would have a big dinner with there families.after dinner,they often enjoy the full moon which is round and bright.the other tradition of mid-autumn festival is eating moon cake.moon cake is the essential of that day,which means reunion.as time goes by,there are various kinds of moon cakes,but they are much more expensive than before.i like mid-autumn festival because my families will get together.
the middle-autumn festival is one of the traditional chinese festivals, it is often held in september or october.during the festival, family members get united and have mooncakes together.there are various kind of mooncakes,such as bean paste, egg-yolk or meat.
the shape of a mooncake is round as it symbolizes a big moon.moreover, in the evening of the middle-autumn festival, people get together in a vacant place, eating delicious mooncakes while appreciating the beautiful moon hanging in the dark sky.to conclude, the midde-autumn festival is a very nice festival for chinese people.
the mid－autumn festival the mid－autumn is a very important chinese festival． it falls on the 15th day of august． a few days before the festival， everyone in the family will help to make the house clean and beautiful． lanterns will be hung in front of the house． on the evening there will be a big family dinner． people who work far away from their homes will try to come back for the union． after dinner， people will light the lanterns which are usually red and round． children will play with their own toy lanterns happily． at night the moon is usually round and bright． people can enjoy the moon while eating moon－cakes which are the special food for this festival． they can look back on the past and look forward to the future together． it is said that there was a dragon in the sky． the dragon wanted to swallow up the moon． to protect the frighten the dragon away． 中秋节是中国一个很重要的节日，在八月十五号。在节日来临的前几天，家庭中的每一个人都帮着打扫房子，把房子装扮得漂漂亮亮的，灯笼挂在屋前。 晚上有一顿美餐，离家在外工作的人也要回来团圆。晚饭后，人们点亮灯笼，一般是红色的圆灯笼。孩子们会高高兴兴地玩他们的玩具灯笼。 晚上月亮又圆又大，人们在赏月的同时吃着中秋节特别的食品月饼。人们在一起回顾过去，展望未来。据说天上有一条龙，它要把月亮吞下去。为了保护月亮，孩子们要弄出很大的响动把龙吓跑