Hanoi’s Old Quarter full of colour amid Mid-autumn Festival

Monday, 2020-09-28 14:25:00
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During recent weekends, the traditional Mid-autumn market stalls in Hanoi Old Quarter streets such as Hang Ma and Hang Luoc are crowded with people and visitors.
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NDO – During these days when Mid-autumn Festival is coming, the streets of Hang Ma, Hang Luoc and Hang Ruoi, as well as many other areas in Hanoi’s Old Quarter, are bustling with many colourful booths, becoming favourite destinations.

Various types of lanterns lighting up the streets

In the evening of September 27, Hang Ma Street was bustling in the cool weather.

Children are taken to the traditional Mid-autumn market to admire and purchase toys.

A child eagerly admiring colourful toys

In recent years, traditional Mid-autumn have become more popular.

The traditional toys, such as paper masks, drums and star lanterns, are displayed along the streets.

The Phung Hung mural street welcomes Mid-autumn Festival with colourful and eye-catching lanterns.

As many as 300 cloth lanterns, which are decorated with traditional patterns such as flowers, leaves, drums and carps, are hung high in the middle of the street, creating a sparkling space.

A mid-autumn tray is recreated at the Heritage House at 87 Ma May Street.

The Hanoi Old Quarter coordinated with artisans and craftsmen to introduce the way to make traditional toys such as star lanterns the paper models of doctors.

Several tourists and young people walking or taking pedicabs to enjoy Mid-autumn festival atmosphere in Hanoi’s Old Quarter.

Photo credit: DANG ANH