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Different Celebrated Forms
For thousands of years， the Chinese people have related the vicissitudes of life to changes of the moon as it waxes and wanes; joy and sorrow， parting and reunion.
Because the full moon is round and symbolizes reunion， the Mid-Autumn Festival is also known as the festival of reunion.
All family members try to get together on this special day.
Those who can not return home watch the bright moonlight and feel deep longing for their loved ones.
Today， festivities centered about the Mid-Autumn Festival are more varied.
After a family reunion dinner， many people like to go out to attend special perfomances in parks or on public squares.
People in different parts of China have different ways to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival.
In Guangzhou in South China， a huge lantern show is a big attraction for local citizens.
Thousands of differently shaped lanterns are lit， forming a fantastic contrast with the bright moonlight.
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.
I think Mid-Autumn Day is an old traditional festival in Chi-na.
Everybody likes it because it's a family get-together.
You see> it is called"Mid-Autumn Day", so it often comes in September or October.
It is on the 15th of the 8th of the lunar month.
Now, let's say something about this interesting festival.
In ancient times the "On the eve of Autumn Twilight" practices.
On the eve of that worship Goddess.
Set large incense table, put the moon cake, watermelons, apples, dates, plums, grapes other offerings, moon cake and watermelon is definitely not small.
Also cut into the lotus-shaped watermelon.
Under the month, the moon god on the moon that direction, Candle high burning the whole family followed by worship the moon, then the charge of the housewife cut happy moon cake.
Pre-cut people who count the number of good family, at home, in the field should count together, can not cut more and no cut less the same size.
On the Mid-Autumn Festival in China is a very ancient custom.
According to historical records, as early as the Chou dynasty, the ancient kings had the sun in the vernal equinox, summer solstice Jide, Autumnal Equinox Festival month, the winter solstice Heaven customs.
Their place of worship called on the altar to altar, on the altar, the Temple of Heaven.
Grouped in the four corners.
Beijing, the Ming and Qing emperors on the altar is the place on Festival.
"Book of Rites" reads: "Son of Heaven spring Asahi, Qiu Xi months.
DPRK and the DPRK, on the eve of the eve.
" On the eve of the eve of here, that means it is night worship the moon.
This custom has not only pursued by the court and the upper nobility, with the development of society has gradually affected the folk