Discovering Mooncakes – Online Talk

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Date: 21 October 2020
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Location: Zoom online
Admission: £6 Public / £4 Friends & Students

Mid-Autumn festival is widely celebrated around Asia. Mooncakes are a traditional pastry shared and eaten at the Mid-Autumn Festival, mainly in China. They have also become a symbol of bribery and excess in contemporary Chinese culture. Join us to learn about the cultural significance of mooncakes, their origins, regional variations and place in modern China.

Sienna Parulis-Cook is a writer and Chinese tourism specialist who lived and worked in China for seven years.


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Mid-Autumn festival is widely celebrated around Asia. Mooncakes are a traditional pastry shared and eaten at the Mid-Autumn Festival, mainly in China. They have also become a symbol of bribery and excess in contemporary Chinese culture. Join us to learn about the cultural significance of mooncakes, their origins, regional variations and place in modern China.

Sienna Parulis-Cook is a writer and Chinese tourism specialist who lived and worked in China for seven years.

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