Mid-autumn Festival Doodles

The four doodles I did were the Jade Rabbit, Moon Goddess (Chang E), the moon and a mooncake with tea. These images were well ingrained into the traditions of Midautumn Festival.

Mid-autumn Myths And Traditions

1) The Jade Rabbit, also called the Moon Rabbit, is a rabbit that lives on the moon. In Chinese folklore, it is often portrayed as a companion of the moon goddess Chang’e, constantly pounding the elixir of life for her. However, in Japanese and Korean versions of the story, it is just pounding mochi or tteok.—- Wikibooks

2) The Moon Goddess’s myth revolved around her drinking an immortal elixir and floating up to live on the moon.

3) “A mooncake is a Chinese bakery product traditionally eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival. The festival is about lunar appreciation and Moon watching, and mooncakes are regarded as a delicacy. Mooncakes are offered between friends or on family gatherings while celebrating the festival.”—Wikipedia

4) The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival or Mooncake Festival, is a traditional festival celebrated in Chinese culture. Similar holidays are celebrated in Japan (Tsukimi), Korea (Chuseok), Vietnam (Tết Trung Thu), and other countries in East and Southeast Asia.—Wikipedia

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