Mid-Autumn Festival originated in China, East Asia, a traditional folk festival, August 15 for the annual Lunar New Year's. Not just the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival holiday, by the influence of Chinese culture, Mid-Autumn Festival is Japan, Vietnam, the Korean Peninsula and other places of traditional festivals. According to Chinese lunar calendar, the month of August for the fall, in ancient times known as the Mid-autumn, so people called the Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as Qiu Xi, Ba Yuejie, August half month evening, May Day, but also because this day the moon is full circle, a symbol of reunion, also known as Tuan Yuanjie.
Moon is the ancient myth, ancient love story is one of the top ten. Ancient Chinese myths and legends, Chang E from eating her husband Hou Yi, to discuss where the Queen Mother to the elixirs of life, the fly to the moon. But Qionglouyuyu, standing above the crowd, Chang-e regret to talk after her husband, said: "Tomorrow is waiting full moon, you use the flour for the pill, round and round like the full moon shape, on the northwest of the house, and then continuous calling my name. three more hours, I can come home. "the next day, according to his wife's told to do, when Chang-e fruit fly by the middle, the couple Zhongyuan. Mid-Autumn Festival moon cake made custom for Chang-e, is formed. Performance of this plot Chang-e map, when the desire for a better world is happy, eager to emotional portrayal of a happy life. In addition, "Moon" or the Chinese since 2006, officially launched the space lunar exploration code.