Cultural Events and Activities in Beijing this September

While Cultural Keys can be considered your go-to for a variety of traditional Chinese culture activities, there are of course plenty of other fun and interesting cultural events happening around the capital every month!

Here’s our round-up of activities connected with traditional Chinese culture for September in Beijing!

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Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with CK!

You know autumn is approaching when mooncakes start appearing in the shops! But do you know why moon cakes are eaten at the Mid-Autumn Festival? Would you like to learn more about the festival? Would you like to get together with friends or colleagues to celebrate? Join us for our Mid-Autumn Festival celebration or create your own custom event for family, friends or colleagues! Read on to find out more!

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Meet the Mooncake – Traditional treats for Chinese Mid-Autumn Day

Thursday the 1st of October is Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节 Zhōngqiū jié) in China! To celebrate the festival, families get together and enjoy eating mooncakes (月饼 yuèbǐng) and drinking tea… and they may even get to gaze at the full moon if the skies are clear enough! 

But where does the tradition of mooncakes come from? And what are some of the most common flavours you can enjoy over the holidays? Read on to find out more!

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