Hong Kong is in holiday mood today as we prepare for a four-day long weekend. Firstly, I wish everyone a happy Mid-Autumn Festival. Falling tomorrow on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, Mid-Autumn Festival is when families gather to sample autumn harvests, light lanterns and admire what is believed to be the fullest moon of the year. It is also a time when many people eat mooncakes which are, shall we say, an acquired taste. MORE.