The Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs of Quang Nam Province yesterday cooperated with the People’s Committee of Dai Loc District to organize the informal meeting ‘Mid-Autumn Festival 2019’ for poor children in the area. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the event and gave 300 gifts worth VND1 million (US$43) each to poor students who achieved excellent academic results.
The Mid –Autumn Festival which falls on September 24 (on the 15th day of eighth lunar month) is coming and these days, streets in Hanoi Capital are crowded with people enjoying the early mid-autumn festival atmosphere.
A proceed of more than VND1 billion from ticket sales of the Mid-Autumn festival which opened at Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam- the Temple of Literature in Hanoi on September 29 was donated to the Thien Nhan and Friends Fund.
Ho Chi Minh City is full of activities these days, preparing for numerous events and entertainment programs for children to mark the Mid-Autumn Festival that happens on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month.
The lantern quarter on Luong Nhu Hoc and Nguyen An streets in the heart of District 5 in HCM City has become the most-visited attraction drawing thousands of visitors for the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival.