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Mid-Autumn Festival (China Blue Club) Prof. Kamling Wong Joon Hyun Kim ID# 105634094 AAS220: Extra Credit
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The general idea of the Mid-Autumn Festival is that a day of family reunions much like a Western Thanksgiving. Chinese people believe that on that day, the moon is the roundest and brightest signaling a time of completeness and abundance. During the Mid-Autumn Festival, children are delighted to stay up past midnight, parading multi- colored lanterns into the wee hours as families take to the streets to moon-gaze. The Mid-Autumn Festival was held by China Blue club which is one of Chinese communities in Stony Brook University on September 24 th . I and my friends in AAS220 class enjoyed this festival from 7pm until 10pm. We pretty amazed that so many Asian people especially Chinese people participated and celebrated their event. We participated many Chinese
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Unformatted text preview: traditional games and events that we could learned about traditional Chinese culture. The most impressive game for me was Pin the Tail on the Donkey. After we attend those events, we ate moon cake that I tasted it for the first time. I also realized that Chinese modern music was really good and made me to listen that. To attend this kind of traditional event would be better to learn Chinese culture than just reading a text book. I really hope that also Korean has to have an event like this. Im actually in Korean traditional drum communities in Stonybrook University. End of next semester, we would have an annual performance so that we can introduce our traditional instrument and music to many other foreign students in Stony Brook. The Mid-Autumn Festival was very impressive festival that I could learn about Chinese culture and traditions....
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2011 for the course AAS 220 taught by Professor Wong,k during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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