Tet Trung Thu, as it is known in Vietnam, or the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival as we refer to it in America, is a wonderful, ancient festival that revolves around children.
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The Mid-Autumn Moon Festival is traditionally held on the 15th day of the 8th Lunar Month. This is one of the two most popular festivals in Vietnam, and has been important to families in Vietnam for many years.
Besides some popular activities like lantern parade and dealing out a mid-autumn festival cake and fruit, you have chance to see the brightest moon in a year. In Hanoi, although the 15th day of the 8th Lunar Month is main festival day, the air of Tet Trung Thu suffuses on every Hanoi streets.
Although, the next 2 weeks is the Mid-Autumn Festival, but now thousands of local and foreign tourists are rushing to the lantern quarter on Hang Ma street in Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi during the weekend to admire the beauty of sparkling lanterns in different shapes and vibrant colors, pose for stunning photos and immerse themselves in the joyful and jubilant atmosphere.
On the street shimmering by many colors. There are lots of toys for sale here.
In Hanoi, people local always go around Hang Ma street together and buy many colourful lanterns of different sizes with popular shapes like fishes, stares, butterflies and other shapes for their children.
So, Pleas enjoy a family holiday with kids at this time. It will be wonderful. Comming to Hang Ma Street, i think your kids will like.