However, celebrated for more than 400 years, it is wholly a part of Vietnam’s way of life now. Locals celebrate the festival to give thanks to the moon for their successful harvest season. The full moon represents prosperity and a full life, and the locals gather beneath it to join in the celebrations together.
Which countries eat mooncakes?
A mooncake (simplified Chinese: 月饼; traditional Chinese: 月餅) is a Chinese bakery product traditionally eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋節).
|Place of origin||China|
|Region or state||China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Cambodia and Vietnam|
Do an Tet Trung Thu?
The Mid-Autumn Festival is also known as Tết Trung Thu. Tết Trung Thu is a popular lunar harvest festival celebrated by the Vietnamese people.
What do mooncakes symbolize?
KATHY CHAN CEPPI: The symbolism of the mooncake, of course, is it’s round like the moon. It symbolizes family and harmony. It’s given as a gift.