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Celebrate Mooncake Festival in Malaysia

Its mid-autumn – a time for cheer and celebration in Malaysia! No matter where you are from, this time of the year is a special time for the country with everyone joining in to pray, eat and celebrate with lots of moonshine and mooncakes. Also known as the Mooncake festival, these mid-autumn festivities include eating mooncakes, having happy meals with families, worshipping the moon and lighting lanterns. Giving, receiving and eating of mooncakes are the highlight of this festival.

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Mooncakes are traditional Chinese sweets that are round in shape and resemble the full harvest moon of an mid autumn’s evening. Either had as desserts or snacks, these mooncakes are made of a pastry skin with dense flavored fillings. A family usually eats mooncakes cut into small wedges along with Chinese tea! Now that you know everything about mooncakes, read on to know how can commemorate this special day while you are in Malaysia.

People release floating lanterns during the festival of Yee Peng in the northern capital of Chiang Mai October 25, 2014. The annual festival is celebrated as a religious event in which locals throughout the region make merit and carry out other religious activities. The highlight of the event is the launching of the "Khom loy" or floating lanterns into the night sky. Picture taken October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Dario Pignatelli (THAILAND - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR4BLM0

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The lantern parade is another important aspect of this festival in Malaysia. If you are Kuala Lumpur, you can look forward to some amazing lion and dragon dances. Colourful brightly lit lanterns and dazzling lights match up to the celebratory fervor in the city. This festival signifies the end of the harvesting season and is a 3000-year-old Chinese tradition that is celebrated in Malaysia. However, with times this has almost become a national festival with people of different nationalities, races and religions, joining in to become a part of this fun-filled festival.

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If you are in Malaysia for the mid-autumn festival, you can also look forward to some amazing deals on almost everything across the country. Right from groceries to garments to electronics, you can buy everything at unbelievable prices. HappyFresh Malaysia is one such destination wherein you can shop from the comfort of your home without being a part of the maddening crowds and queues in shopping malls and markets. HappyFresh sources top grade groceries for you from your preferred supermarket and delivers them at your doorstep. Shopping with HappyFresh has the following advantages:

  • Shop from the comfort of your own home
  • Save time
  • Get amazing deals on a daily basis
  • Special deals on festivals and holidays
  • Fresh top quality products
  • Delivered at your doorstep within an hour
  • Trained personal shoppers to help and guide you for a better shopping experience
  • Pay cash or credit
  • Returns at the door

With the mooncake festival around the corner, you can also look forward to some Mid-Autumn Festival Day Deals at Lazada. This makes it possible for you to avail the best deals and discounts offered by Lazada.

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It does not matter whether you are in Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Subang Jaya or Setia Alam you can get the best stuff at best prices right at your door without you sweating over it!