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Mid-Autumn Festival 2019

Stalls sagging under the loads of appetizing mooncakes mean that the Mid-Autumn Festival is on

Mid-Autumn Festival in Singapore - Best Time
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You will fall in love with Singapore decorated with a plenty of colorful garlands, glittering lanterns. Besides entertainment, during the festivities, you may learn more about Chinese ancient traditions, hear the famous legend of Chang'E and indulge in celebrated multicolored mooncakes offered in heaps in every hotel, cafe and restaurant.

Mid-Autumn Festival in Singapore - Best Season

This is the major attribute of the Mid-Autumn Festival and is quite symbolic, as yolks used to prepare the pastry resemble full moon and imprinted pictures symbolize welfare provided by great harvests.

Best time for Mid-Autumn Festival in Singapore

Not surprising that the festival's second name is the Mooncake Festival. The Mid-Autumn Festival originates from long-established Chinese tradition to praise the Moon Goddess for the harvests.

Mooncakes
Mooncakes

Since Chinese community forms 74% of Singaporean population, the festival is one of the most massive local celebrations. It is a second most important event in Chinese lunar calendar after Chinese New Year and is held annually on the 15th day of the eighth month, that is between August and September ​when the moon appears to be the fullest and the brightest. One of the best places to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival is Chinatown.

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