There was a moon cake fair at the basement of Takashimaya. Many different stores participated in the fair.
You might like to view the interesting videos on the chef making the mooncake on hand in my food blog.
Origins of Mid Autumn Festival
The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival, is a popular celebration of abundance and togetherness, dating back over 3,000 years to China's Zhou Dynasty. In Malaysia and Singapore, it is also sometimes referred to as the Lantern Festival or Mooncake Festival.The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month of the Chinese calendar (usually around mid- or late-September in the Gregorian calendar), a date that parallels the Autumn Equinox of the solar calendar.
Origins of the mooncake
There is this story about the moon-cake. during the Yuan dynasty (A.D. 1280-1368) China was ruled by the Mongolian people. Leaders from the preceding Sung dynasty (A.D. 960-1280) were unhappy at submitting to the foreign rule. and set how to coordinate the rebellion without being discovered. The leaders of the rebellion knowing that the Moon Festival was drawing near, ordered the making of special cakes. Backed into each moon caked was a message with the outline of the attack. On the night of the Moon Festival. the rebels successfully attached and overthrew the government. Today. moon cakes are eaten to commemorate this legend and was called the Moon Cake.