IDENTIFY THE ORIGIN OF THE MOON CAKE START FESTIVAL TRADITION

By On Friday, September 13th, 2013 Categories : Review

Mooncakes tradition first appeared at the time of the Xia Dynasty and the Shang Dynasty. This is the Chinese tradition of ancient rituals of a ritual. However, the traditional celebration of the new popular during the Tang Dynasty.
Many people believe this ritual tradition originates from China Agricultural background, that farmers apply on Earth Gods that be a good season. At the end of the harvest to coincide around the middle of the 8th month (Lunar), the farmers will hold ritualistic worship of the god who had given the abundant harvest of gratitude and thanks.
Some others believe Mooncakes Festival originates from the legend of an archer named Hou Yi. Ancient story tells that in the heavens there are 10 sun, this of course makes the earth was dry and the people suffered. Hou Yi went archery 9 left of the sun until the sun. Since then known as Hou Yi I hero and later became King in China told, his wife named Chang’e eat the ingredients that make it fly to the moon. Sad deserted wife, Hou Yi build an altar and lay Chang’e favorite food form fresh fruit. This is the beginning of China from ancient society bought offerings to the goddess of the moon, presents a moon cake, grapes, and watermelon.
Additionally Mooncakes Festival, Macau International Fireworks show-Universal at Macau Tower on September 14, 19, 21, 28 and October 1, recognized as one of the best. Tim fireworks that originated in France and Ch na will hold their appearance on 1 October as the peak on the National Day. Over the years, more than 100 international teams from China, Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Australia, United Kingdom, Switzerland, France, Germany, Portugal and Spain have participated in world class pyrotechnics shooting.

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