Autumn Moon

Mid-Autumn Dream by Dong Fang

There are many customs and legends associated with the mid-autumn festival.  The two moon poems mentioned are by famous Tang poet Li Bai.
And now we can understand why the Chinese lunar lander is called Chang-e.
Video using paintings and other images to explain another autumn legend – the Cowherd and the Weaver Girl.

Here are some paintings from our members:

 

Wild Geese by Linda L, calligraphy by Fung Dah
My quick sketch for the family meal tonight! by Tony H
Hakima’s Moon Cakes!
Dancing Crane by Louise van E

Pat J shared this link to lovely photos of East Anglian Harvest Moons.

Under the Moonlight by Peachey C
Peace – image from William C