Hanoi brings mysterious fullmoon to children

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The event featuring a Vietnamese traditional Mid-Autumn festival will be held at Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam- the Temple of Literature in Hanoi.

Hanoi brings mysterious fullmoon to children

Around 600 craftmen will join in the cultural event, aiming at bringing memories of ancient Mid-Autumrn festival to visitors via activities, including making traditional paper lanterns and To He (toy figurine, a traditional toy for children in Vietnam which is made from glutinous rice), folk games, kylin, lion and dragon dance performance.
The festival themed Thu Vong Nguyet (Enjoying Autumn Fullmoon) will take place on September 29-October 1.
Tet Trung Thu (Mid-Autumn Festival) which falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month is also known as Children’s Festival. In this day, children light colorful lanterns and participate in a procession around the residential neighbourhood, holding lanterns in their hands. They also enjoy delicious moon cake, a special dish for Mid-Autumn festival of Vietnamese people.
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By MAI AN – Translated by Kim Khanh

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