Gan’en Jie Kuaile! Happy Thanksgiving!
It’s that time of year (traditionally) when most Americans will set aside time for gathering with family and friends, and express gratitude for the blessings of the previous year(s).
“Picking up on this American holiday, Chinese people generally think this is a time to have a Western meal and thank friends, family, workmates, and teachers or bosses. They call it “Gan’en Jie” (感恩节, literally: ‘thanks for grace holiday’).” You can read more at China Highlights.
Unfortunately, I missed an opportunity to share last month about Mid-Autumn Festival, which “celebrates three fundamental concepts that are closely connected (to each other and American Thanksgiving celebrations):