mid-autumn festival

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Mooncake folktale: A mooncake to rebel against the mongols

In honor of 中秋节 (Zhōng qiū jié), the Mid-Autumn Festival which falls each year on the 15th of the 8th lunar Month, this week’s Did you Know is all about 月饼 (yuè bǐng) mooncakes and the special mooncake folktale. Read on to learn the secret role mooncakes were said to have played in overthrowing the Mongols in Ancient China!

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NinchaneseMooncake folktale: A mooncake to rebel against the mongols

Happy mooncake eating!

中秋节快乐! Zhōng qiū jié kuài lè! Happy mid-autumn festival!

The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th of the 8th lunar month each year, which happens to be today, September 15th this year. It’s, therefore, finally time to eat yummy 月饼 mooncakes! If you’ve been following us on Facebook or Twitter lately, you know your Chinese teachers here at Ninchanese, especially Master Yocha and Nincha, have been drooling in anticipation over the idea of eating these yummy treats on this day. Why? Because 中秋月饼 mooncakes are customarily eaten on that day to celebrate the festival!

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NinchaneseHappy mooncake eating!