Alight with joy for Mid-Autumn Festival

Children playing under a lantern installation at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, ahead of tomorrow's Mid-Autumn Festival. The festival, meant to mark a bountiful harvest, is observed mainly by the Chinese. It is celebrated with eating moo
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Children playing under a lantern installation at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, ahead of tomorrow's Mid-Autumn Festival. The festival, meant to mark a bountiful harvest, is observed mainly by the Chinese. It is celebrated with eating mooncakes and viewing the moon, as the moon is said to shine brightest on the night of the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, and is also known as the Mooncake Festival.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 12, 2019, with the headline 'Alight with joy for Mid-Autumn Festival'. Print Edition | Subscribe