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2013-09-17 23:32:06

Chinaflower214, China's leading flower delivery service is pleased to announce a special thank you discount code in celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Chinaflower214, China's leading flower delivery service is pleased to announce a special thank you discount code in celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival. The Mooncake or Lantern Festival is a time for family members to come together to celebrate life and to share prayers, love and happiness....

2010-09-09 20:10:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Moon Festival, celebrated in China as a homage to the bright mid-autumn harvest moon and the end of the summer growing season, is a time for reflection and thanksgiving, but it's also a time to celebrate -- and no one does it better than Los Angeles' own Chinatown. The 72nd Annual Mid-Autumn Moon Festival held Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010 from 5 p.m. to midnight promises to be an evening full of magic and wonder for Angelinos of all ages. This free...

2009-09-24 04:00:00

BEIJING, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- As October approaches, so does the 2009 Mid-Autumn Festival in China. The China Guide invites you to share in the festivities and try one of the longest-standing cake recipes in history -- the Moon Cake. Moon cakes are created in hand made wooden molds that give them their traditional shape. Filled with lotus seed paste, duck eggs and yolks (and other variations) they are different than a western style cake. Fillings vary and some are heavier on...

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2008-09-15 08:45:00

On Sunday, China broadcast greetings and two Taiwanese songs from its first moon probe.  The broadcasts celebrated the Mid-Autumn Festival when Chinese families come together to enjoy the vivid autumn moon. The Chang'e-1 satellite, which is named after a lonely goddess believed to live on the moon, was launched in October 2007 and has already made thousands of orbits around the moon since then. "Let's (all Chinese compatriots) enjoy together the bright moon light and look forward to our...

2008-09-05 09:00:24

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) ["Cross-Strait Charter Flights Scheduled for Mid-Autumn Festival"] BEIJING, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) - Passengers can take 16 round-trip charter flights across the Taiwan Strait during the Mid-Autumn Festival, a traditional Chinese feast, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) announced here on Friday. Eight airlines, three from the Chinese mainland and five from Taiwan, will operate the flights...

2008-08-18 21:00:20

By Ira Kantor Boston's Chinese community came together under the Chinatown Gateway arch yesterday to celebrate an important date of the lunar calendar, the Harvest Moon Festival. Also known as the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, the event celebrates a 14th-century Chinese uprising against the Mongolians, when plans for the revolt were smuggled into Chinese households inside small cakes. These are now commonly known as moon cakes and are eaten as part of the festivities. Among those who...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.