The origin and meaning of Vietnam Mid-Autumn Festival
Mid-Autumn Festival originated wet rice civilization originated from the Red River Delta. This time the cool air, crops awaiting harvest. Farmers relax and have fun after a season. After receiving this Chinese from the culture and then
popular traditional holiday of the East Asian nations such as South Korea, Japan. Later, when accounting for the Central Highlands and Southern Yangtze Chinese also introduced the definition of civilization always agricultural origin of the Vietnamese by the Chinese civilization is inherently nomadic civilization and dry planting. According to Vietnamese tradition, Tet Trung Thu, parents available for you to celebrate the Mid-Autumn, buy and do all kinds of lanterns lit with candles to hang in the house and to the procession of lights. Mid-Autumn celebration include moon cake, candy, cane, grapefruit and these other fruit. This is an opportunity for parents depending on the economic viability of family child express love in a particular way. So, love the family more and more closely.
On this occasion people buy moon cakes, tea, wine to ancestors in the evening when the full moon just rising. At the same time of the day, people often gifts for grandparents, parents, teachers, friends, relatives and benefactors Moon Cakes, fruits, tea and wine. Chinese dragon dance usually held in mid-autumn occasion, while the Vietnamese lion dance and dragon dance. Lan symbolizes good luck, prosperity and a good sign for all … In ancient times, the Vietnamese theater organizations in the county during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Military tune drums by beat three “suddenly, barrels, suddenly”.
Watching the moon
In addition to the meaning of fun for children and adults, Mid-Autumn Festival is an opportunity for people watching the moon to predict the seasons and the national destiny. If the yellow moon collection, which will hit the silk season, if the moon collecting blue or green, it will be a disaster, and if bright orange moon collected in the country will be well-treated.
May want to eat rice, looks the August full moon.
Factor moon Fourteen Center, perforated full moon day, the moon is rice dream.
Source: www.vietnamtraveltour.net – vietnam tour by Antony Dong
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