The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Mooncake Festival traditionally falls on the 15th day of the eight month in the Chinese lunar calendar. This cultural celebration which falls on September 21 this year, is observed by the Chinese community to pay tribute to the moon goddess, Chang’e. Mooncakes, a type of pastry filled with lotus paste are typically eaten during the festival, washed down with a cup of Chinese tea. From traditional to modern mooncakes, there are certainly no limits to creativity judging from the amazing-looking mooncake gift boxes, and unique flavors that have flooded the market in time for the Mid Autumn Festival. Here in Kuala Lumpur, we’ve scoured the city to find top places to buy mooncakes that come in gorgeous, aesthetically pleasing packaging that’ll certainly impress everyone and make gifting an absolute pleasure!