Hanoi streets sparkling in celebration of mid-autumn festival

Thursday, 2020-09-24 17:04:44
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Every Mid-Autumn Festival, Hanoi’s Old Quarter becomes even more bustling and colourful.
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NDO – These days, the Hanoi streets are bustling and sparkling with many colourful and eye-catching lanterns and toys as well as the sound of drums, making people feel excited.

Hang Ma Street in Hoan Kiem District is crowded with people visiting and shopping.

Traditional craft toys, such as star lanterns and paper masks, are always popular.

People come here to purchase goods and enjoy the mid-autumn atmosphere.

A traditional five-fruit tray is displayed at a shop.

Colourful to he (toy figurines made from glutinous rice powder) on the streets.

Hanoi Old’s Quarter is a familiar destination for young people during the mid-autumn festival.

Children are taken to Hang Ma Street to choose toys for mid-autumn festival.

Children eager when they see colourful toys.

Young people taking photos on Hang Ma Street

The mid-Autumn Festival is very exciting with the bustling sound of drums on the streets.

Despite social development and the trends of globalisation, Vietnamese people have never forgotten the value of traditional festivals.

Photo credit: THUY NGUYEN