City marks Mid-Autumn Festival with fun-filled activities

Saigon Giai Phong Newspaper has coordinated with Thuan Le Joint Stock Company, Masan Group and Harvey Nash Vietnam to visit and offer gifts to child patients suffering with Agent Orange, in Cu Chi District in Ho Chi Minh City on occasion of Mid-Autumn Festival.

Representatives of SGGP present gifts to poor children in Cu Chi District in HCMC on occasion of Mid-Autumn Festival 2012 (Photo: Sggp)

Accordingly, the delegation will hand over presents to kids at the Cu Chi Center for Child Patients with Agent Orange.

Long Viet Media Development Trading Service Joint Stock Company, the HCMC Union of Business Association, and Anco Food will offer more than 1,800 gifts to children in Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Tien Giang, Vinh Long, and Dong Thap Provinces from September 17 to 19. Earlier, they held a program titled ‘Mid-Autumn for Children’ at Ben Thanh Theater on September 8.

Meanwhile, ‘Vietnamese Sweet Homes- Mid-Autumn Festival Night’ will take place at Military Zone 7 Stadium on September 19.

The show will include a series of exciting activities, such as folk and sports games, lantern design contest, music performance and more.

The event is being co-organized by the HCMC Police Newspaper, Let’s Viet TV, Hoa Sen Group and Ho Chi Minh City Association for the Support of the Handicapped and Orphans.

Additionally,Quang Anh and Phuong My Chi, winners of the “The Voice Kids” 2013 will give a performance marking the Mid-Autumn Fesival at Hanoi Opera House on September 18.

Another art performance at Vietnam-Soviet Union Culture Friendship Palace in Hanoi is expected to attract a large number of children on September 15 and 19.

The coming up Mid Autumn Festival will be also celebrated at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi on September 14-15 with a feisty and colorful event called “Enjoying Mid Autumn Festival and exploring South East Asia”.

The event will present to children the various customs of countries in the region. Visitors will take chances to enjoy traditional games as well as to take part in various actvities.

By Staff writers – Translated by Kim Khanh

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