This final note. Check out the sky tonight if you get a chance. On the Chinese calendar, this is the Mid-Autumn Festival, when the moon is at its fullest and brightest. Mooncakes are logically the traditional gift and symbol of the holiday.
Our man in Shanghai Rob Schmitz did a story on the Chinese mooncake black market not too long ago. Which prompted a musical group called Songwriters in Seattle to come up with this.
The song’s called “A Black Market for Mooncakes.”
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