The Story of the Moon Festival in Taiwan The Moon Festival or Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋節) is celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month each year. This is one of the three major festivals in Chinese culture throughout the world. It is said that the full moon of this lunar month is the largest and most beautiful of the whole year. The origin of this festival goes back thousands of years and is related to both agriculture and religious themes. However, in Taiwan, there is one story that remains consistently told about it’s origin. Here’s a basic recounting … Continue reading What is the Moon Festival?