Sunday, September 18, 2005

WTF is Mooncake Festival?

Mooncake Festival? That’s probably one of the silliest ideas I’ve ever heard, along with astrology and fortune-telling.

Mid-Autumn Festival is commonly referred to as Mooncake Festival, Tang-Lung (lantern) Festival or Lantern Festival. If this trend continues, we may well have renamed many other festivals in our calendar.

Here’s a preview of our bleak future:

Chinese New Year will cease to exist. In its place will be an Object Oriented Celebration of various items. Mandarin Celebration, Ang-Pau Festival, Biscuit Celebration and Operasi No-Fireworks will be some of the synonymous names given to this Object Oriented Celebration.

Thaipusam will also cease to exist. This time, the names given to the replacement Object Oriented Celebration would range from Kavadi Fest, Coconut Bash, Sri-Mahamariaman – Batu Caves Tour, to Celebration of 272-Steps.

Happy Mooncake Festival!

This post was entirely in irony, and hopefully you have a stress-free Mid Autumn unlike me rushing for a report due for submission on Wednesday noon.



Blogger Dr. Tan said...

Stupid!!!Darn lame lor!!

11:39 pm, September 18, 2005  
Blogger once_in_a_life_time said...


12:19 am, September 19, 2005  
Blogger d-a-v-o-r-s said...

hmmm... dun care about the english translation la...

its just a festival to think of family gathering...
not mooncake nor tanglung...

10:01 am, September 19, 2005  
Anonymous yvy said...

aiks....tak kisah la, janji i get to eat my double yolk mooncake...;p

9:26 am, September 22, 2005  
Blogger Lao Chen said...

Yee Hou:
Lame leh... I tend to write lame stuff when stressed and busy.

Once in a Life Time:

Davors Ooi:
Yes, thats true. Many festivities have lost their meaning. We still have a ball of a time nonetheless. That's the whole point of festivitals.

I'm going to get some mooncakes soon, maybe this weekend (a week late) cos it will be better priced. :-)

1:18 am, September 24, 2005  

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