Chinese Moon Festival is on Friday, September 13, 2019. Chinese Moon Festival is on the 15th moon day of the 8th Chinese lunar month. The new moon day is the first day of a Chinese Lunar Month. Because the first day of the 8th lunar month is August 30, 2019, therefore, the Chinese Moon Festival is on September 13, 2019, in China’s time zone.
During the Yuan dynasty, China was ruled by the Mongolian people. The leader of the rebellion backed into each moon cake was a message with the outline of the attack. On the night of the Moon Festival, the rebels successfully attacked and overthrew the government. What followed was the establishment of the Ming dynasty.
Today, moon cakes are eaten to commemorate this legend. Chinese exchange moon cakes as a gift during the Moon Festival season. Many business Companies gift their valuable customers with boxes of moon cakes. Families will buy their favorite moon cakes for themselves. The Moon Festival Day is a national holiday in China and Taiwan. Every Chinese won’t miss moon cake during the holiday.
More than 1.48 billion moon cakes will be eaten in September. If a moon cake is at $5 apiece, then that’s 9.4 billion dollars market.