Midautumn Festival， is a China's ancient holiday， because in August 15 this day is in autumn center， therefore is called Midautumn Festival. The holiday characteristic is eats the moon cake and raises the lantern.
Midautumn Festival and the lunar calendar new year are same， is a family member happy ending family member. Night of the midautumn festival， the moon roundest， is brightest， moonlight also brightest America. Each and every family food and so on fruits and melons， moon cake， suspends in the courtyard on the table， the whole family enjoys looking at the moon at the same time eats the moon cake at the same time， is precisely “the space turn only then holds， the world common people raise look”， this is the how happy prospect.
Midautumn Festival's traditional food is the moon cake， the moon cake is a circular， the symbolic reunion， had reflected people happy desire which reunite to the family member. Midautumn Festival eats the moon cake it is said to begin in the Yuan Dynasty， at that time， Zhu Yuanzhang led the Han Nationality people to revolt against the Yuan Dynasty tyranny， agreed in August 15 this day revolt， by presented as a gift the moon cake the means to clamp mutually the note in the moon cake transmits the news. Midautumn Festival eats the moon cake the custom then to spread in the folk.
Afterwards， Zhu Yuanzhang finally overthrew Yuan Dynasty， first emperor which became the Ming Dynasty， although after that the Qing Dynasty person was in charge China， but the people still celebrated this symbol to overthrow the holiday which the alien race ruled.