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. It is said that there was a dragon in the sky. The dragon wanted to swallow up the moon. To protect the frighten the dragon away.
    中秋节是中国一个非常重要的节日。它在8月15日。在节日前的几天,家里的每个人都会帮忙把房子打扫得干净漂亮。灯笼将挂在房子前面。
    晚上会有一顿丰盛的家庭晚餐。远离家乡工作的人会设法回来参加工会。晚饭后,人们会点亮灯笼,通常是红色和圆形的。孩子们会高高兴兴地玩他们自己的玩具灯笼。
    夜晚,月亮通常圆而明亮。人们可以在赏月的同时吃月饼,月饼是这个节日的特色食品。他们可以回顾过去,展望未来。据说天上有一条龙。龙想把月亮吞下去。为了保护把龙吓跑。