The Mid-Autumn Festival, the 15th day of the eighth month on China's lunar calendar, will fall on September 29 this year. For decades, the full moon and the reunion have been the consistent themes of the celebration, along with enjoying mooncakes.
Since the upcoming festival, several starred hotels in Guangdong have provided their special offering of mooncakes. Come and share your Mid-Autumn Festival plan in Guangdong to win a gift set!
Combined with Cantonese Embroidery
Inspired by a Cantonese embroidery hanging screen collected at the Guangzhou Museum, the China Hotel launches three mooncake collections with the motifs of peony, sika deer and peacock.
In addition to two gift boxes featuring double-yolk white lotus seed paste mooncakes and five-kernel (melon seeds, walnuts, almonds, sesame seeds, and olives) mooncakes respectively, the hotel presents a three-layer gift box with mooncakes stuffed with yolk, spirulina, white lotus seed paste, char siu, green bean paste and so on.
Reservation tel.: 020-86666888, 1812686675 Ms. Guan, or 18126866761 Ms. Yang
Add.: No.122, Liuhua Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou (广州市越秀区流花路122号)
Inspired by cultural relics & city landmarks
This year, the LN Garden Hotel Guangzhou and the Guangdong Museum have collaborated to design mooncake gift boxes, featuring double-yolk white lotus seed paste mooncakes and eight-kernel mooncakes respectively. They are inspired by the patterns from the classic artworks "Canton Embroidery Large Tapestry with Flowers and Birds Pattern and 'Bao Sheng Chang' Characters on Mineral Blue Satin" and "Copper Bowls Decorated with Painted Enamels".
Furthermore, the hotel also joined hands with the Guangzhou Opera House to launch another mooncake gift set, and customers can enjoy a variety of flavors such as assorted nuts filling and red bean paste filling.
Reservation tel.: 13763388554
Add.: No.368, Huanshi Dong Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou (广州市越秀区环市东路368号)
Traditional Chinese-style package
The mooncake gift box of LN Dongfang Hotel Guangzhou is designed in traditional Chinese style, featuring a brand new flavor of shredded coconut mooncakes as well as classic double-yolk white lotus seed paste mooncakes, five-kernel mooncakes, and orange peel and bean paste mooncakes.
Reservation tel.: 020-86669900 ext. 3388/6512
Add.: No.120 Liuhua Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou (广州市越秀区流花路120号)
Designed with Lingnan architectural elements
The Kempinski Residences Guangzhou specially integrates the Cantonese stained glass window (Manchuria window), a traditional Lingnan architectural element, into the package of mooncakes, accompanied by landscape paintings. Mooncakes with both traditional and trendy fillings are on offer, including double-yolk white lotus seed paste and lava custard.
Reservation tel.: +862088889999
Add.: No. 19, Jianshe 6th Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou (广州市越秀区建设六马路19号)
Creative flavors and extra music box
The Guangzhou Huangpu Junlan Hotel launches two mooncake gift sets, one of which has six creative flavors, such as black truffle, oat, edible bird's nest, and beef with rattan pepper. The box is designed with the theme of "Chang'e Flying to the Moon", a Chinese myth about the Mid-Autumn Festival, as well as lotus flowers. Meanwhile, a music box will be attached to the gift set as a bonus.
Reservation time: 8:30-20:30, September 5 to 29
Reservation tel.: 020-86118888
Add.: No.129, Wenjian Road, Huangpu District, Guangzhou (广州市黄埔区温涧路129号)
Classic and stylish mooncake hampers
Grand Hyatt Guangzhou offers classic and stylish mooncake hampers with the image of its hotel ambassador Mr. Hybean (with the red bean as the prototype). Upgraded from traditional fillings of Cantonese mooncakes like yolk, white lotus seed paste, and five kinds of kernel, the hotel specially adds sesame and rose to enrich the flavors.
Reservation time: 10:00-20:00, until September 29
Reservation tel.: +86 18620875056
Add.: 1F, No.12, Zhujiang West Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou (广州市天河区珠江新城珠江西路12号)
Designed with Moiré Effect
This Mid-Autumn Festival, Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou presents three kinds of exquisite mooncake gift boxes with the unique Moiré Effect to create a dynamic "image of reunion" to deliver the best wishes to customers.
Reservation tel.: 86 (20) 8883 3309
Add.: 1F, MOONCAKE COUNTER, No.5, Zhujiang West Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou (广州市天河区珠江新城珠江西路5号)
GDToday has prepared 10 mooncake gift sets for our subscribers. All you need to do is leave a comment below to share your plan for the Mid-Autumn Festival in Guangdong this year, and another comment to tell us your contact information (name, nationality, WeChat ID, and phone number, which won't be posted). Ten lucky friends will get the gifts. We will contact you via comment.
Deadline: September 17
Editor: Olivia, Nan, Monica, James
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