Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival

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People lighting joss sticks at the Jing'an Temple during the Mid-Autumn Festival in Shanghai yesterday.

The festival, which falls on the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese lunar calendar, is an occasion for family gatherings. It is also well known as the time to eat mooncakes.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 05, 2017, with the headline 'Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival'. Print Edition | Subscribe