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“🎑” meaning: moon viewing ceremony Emoji

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🎑Meaning and Description

The 🎑 emoji, a special symbol known as the Moon Viewing Ceremony emoji, offers a glimpse into the mesmerizing world of Japanese culture. This emoji is visually striking, depicting a bright full moon hanging in the sky, shining on the susuki grass and Tsukimi dango on the ground. Although its design varies slightly across platforms, with some opting for a minimalist approach while others boast intricate details, the overall theme remains consistent.

Transporting users back to Japan's Heian period (794-1185), the 🎑 emoji represents the beloved Tsukimi festival, a mid-autumn celebration centered around moon appreciation. This mid-autumn celebration, which centers around moon appreciation, has its origins in the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival. It is said that Japanese aristocrats of the Heian period were inspired by Chinese customs and began their own moon-viewing rituals, which eventually evolved into the Tsukimi festival. Moon viewing, using susuki grass as decoration and offering dango are three important customs and rituals are associated with Tsukimi.

People often use the 🎑 emoji to express their admiration for the moon, share their enthusiasm for the Tsukimi festival, or simply add a touch of serenity and nature to their messages. On social media platforms, this emoji is frequently spotted in posts related to autumnal celebrations, moon viewing, or Japanese cultural events. The emoji embodies the beauty of the full moon and the tranquility of the night.

Similar emojis that users may find interesting include the 🌕 (full moon), 🌾 (sheaf of rice), and 🏯 (Japanese castle). These symbols connect to the primary emoji through their association with Japanese culture or natural elements, offering an extended range of visual expressions for users to explore.

The 🎑 emoji made its debut with Unicode 6.0 in October 2010 and can be found on most major platforms, such as iOS, Android, and Windows.

💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol 🎑 is moon viewing ceremony, it is related to celebration, ceremony, moon, it can be found in emoji category: "⚽ Activities" - "🎈 Event".

Wikipedia: 🎑 Tsukimi
Tsukimi (月見) or Otsukimi (お月見), meaning, "moon-viewing", also known as Jugoya (十五夜), are Japanese festivals honoring the autumn moon, a variant of the Mid-Autumn Festival. The celebration of the full moon typically takes place on the 15th day of the eighth month of the traditional Japanese calendar; the waxing moon is celebrated on the 13th day of the ninth month. These days normally fall in September and October of the modern solar calendar. The tradition dates to the Heian era, and is now so popular in Japan that some people repeat the activities for several evenings following the appearance of the full moon during the eighth lunisolar month. Tsukimi traditions include displaying decorations made from Japanese pampas grass (susuki) and eating rice dumplings called Tsukimi dango in order to celebrate the beauty of the moon. Seasonal produce are also displayed as offerings to the moon. Sweet potatoes are offered to the full moon, while beans or chestnuts are offered to the waxing moon the following month. The alternate names of the celebrations, Imomeigetsu (meaning "potato harvest moon") and Mamemeigetsu (meaning "bean harvest moon") or Kurimeigetsu (meaning "chestnut harvest moon") are derived from these offerings. 🔗 Tsukimi
🌐: Cukimi, Tsukimi, Tsukimi, تسوکیمی, Tsukimi, Tsukimi, 月見, 쓰키미, Цукими, Цукімі, 八月十五夜 (日本).

🎑Examples and Usage

🔸 Watching the moon and eating moon cakes in the Mid-Autumn Festival 🎑 is a traditional Chinese custom.
🔸 The best time to see it is just before sunrise🎑.

🎑Basic Information

Emoji: 🎑
Shortname: moon viewing ceremony
Apple Name: moon viewing ceremony
Known as: Mid-Autumn Festival | Grass, Dumplings and Moon | Harvest Moon | Tsukimi | Zhongqiu
Codepoint: U+1F391 Copy
Shortcode: :rice_scene: Copy
Decimal: ALT+127889
Unicode Version: 6.0 (2010-10-11)
Emoji Version: 1.0 (2015-06-09)
Categories: ⚽ Activities
Sub Categories: 🎈 Event
Keywords: celebration | ceremony | moon | moon viewing ceremony
Proposal: L2/07‑257, L2/09‑026

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