City to kick off Mid-Autumn Festival for children

On occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival on September 18-19, the City will kick off many meaningful activities for children in general and disadvantaged, handicapped children in particular, including donation of gifts, lanterns, moon cakes, and music performances.

Mid-Autumn Festival in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

During the two days, children exchange programs will be held and 700 poor and handicapped children living in orphanages, open houses in Hoc Mon District as well as other provinces will receive gifts.

Many different activities will be held at many locations such as Dam Sen Cultural Park with free tickets for children. Besides, Gia Dinh Park Circus will hold performances with participation of Ho Chi Minh City Circus on nights of September 18-22.

‘Mid-Autumn Festival and Suburban Kids’ is an annual charity program that was launched by singer Ho Ngoc Ha, funded by Kinh Do Bakery. Through this event, 100 scholarships, 1,000 moon cakes, lanterns, books will be sent to poor children.

By staff writer-Translated by Huyen Huong

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