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关于中秋节英语作文

时间:2014-8-27栏目:初中英语作文

  篇一:关于中秋节英语作文
  
  The Mid-Autumn is a very important Chinese festival. It falls on the 15th day of August. A few days before the festival, everyone in the family will help to make the house clean and beautiful. Lanterns will be hung in front of the house.
  
  On the evening there will be a big family dinner. People who work far away from their homes will try to come back for the union. After dinner, people will light the lanterns which are usually red and round. Children will play with their own toy lanterns happily.
  
  At night the moon is usually round and bright. People can enjoy the moon while eating moon-cakes which are the special food for this festival. They can look back on the past and look forward to the future together.
  
  篇二:关于中秋节英语作文
  
  Midautumn Festival, is a China's ancient holiday, because in August 15 this day is in autumn center, therefore is called Midautumn Festival. The holiday characteristic is eats the moon cake and raises the lantern.
  
  Midautumn Festival and the lunar calendar new year are same, is a family member happy ending family member. Night of the midautumn festival, the moon roundest, is brightest, moonlight also brightest America. Each and every family food and so on fruits and melons, moon cake, suspends in the courtyard on the table, the whole family enjoys looking at the moon at the same time eats the moon cake at the same time, is precisely “the space turn only then holds, the world common people raise look”, this is the how happy prospect.
  
  Midautumn Festival's traditional food is the moon cake, the moon cake is a circular, the symbolic reunion, had reflected people happy desire which reunite to the family member. Midautumn Festival eats the moon cake it is said to begin in the Yuan Dynasty, at that time, Zhu Yuanzhang led the Han Nationality people to revolt against the Yuan Dynasty tyranny, agreed in August 15 this day revolt, by presented as a gift the moon cake the means to clamp mutually the note in the moon cake transmits the news. Midautumn Festival eats the moon cake the custom then to spread in the folk.
  
  Afterwards, Zhu Yuanzhang finally overthrew Yuan Dynasty, first emperor which became the Ming Dynasty, although after that the Qing Dynasty person was in charge China, but the people still celebrated this symbol to overthrow the holiday which the alien race ruled.
  
  篇三:关于中秋节英语作文
  
  Mooncakes are to Mid-Autumn Festival what mince pies are to Christmas. The seasonal round cakes traditionally have a sweet filling of lotus seed paste or red bean paste and often have one or more salted duck eggs in the center to represent the moon. And the moon is what this celebration is all about. Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th day of the 8th month,it is the time when the moon is said to be at its brightest and fullest.
  
  There are two legends which claim to explain the tradition of eating mooncakes. One Tang Dynasty myth holds that the Earth once had 10 suns circling it. One day all 10 suns appeared at once,scorching the planet with their heat. It was thanks to a skillful archer named Hou Yi that the Earth was saved. He shot down all but one of the suns. As his reward,the Heavenly Queen Mother gave Hou Yi the Elixir of Immortality,but she warned him that he must use it wisely. Hou Yi ignored her advice and,corrupted by fame and fortune,became a tyrannical leader. Chang-Er,his beautiful wife, could no longer stand by and watch him abuse his power so she stole his Elixir and fled to the moon to escape his angry wrath. And thus began the legend of the beautiful woman in the moon,the Moon Fairy.
  
  The second legend has it that during the Yuan Dynasty,an underground group led by Zhu Yuan Zang was determined to rid the country of Mongolian dominance. The moon cake was created to carry a secret message. When the cake was opened and the message read,an uprising was unleashed which successfully routed the Mongolians. It happened at the time of the full moon,(www.fwsir.com)which,some say,explains why mooncakes are eaten at this time. Mooncakes are usually stamped with Chinese characters indicating the name of the bakery and the type of filling used. Some bakeries will even stamp them with your family name so that you can give personalised ones to friends and family. They are usually presented in boxes of four which indicate the four phases of the moon. Traditional mooncakes are made with melted lard,but today vegetable oil is more often used in the interests of health. Mooncakes are not for the diet-conscious as they are loaded with calories. The best way to wash down one of these sticky cakes is with a cup of Chinese tea,especially Jasmine or Chrysanthemum tea,which aids the digestion.
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