A virtual exhibition about Mid-autumn Festival to be organized in Hanoi

From September 19 in Hanoi, Thang Long Imperial Citadel will open a virtual exhibition to celebrate the 2021 Mid-autumn Festival, one of the most traditional festivals in Vietnam.

Known as the “Children’s Festival” yet Mid-autumn Festival is also a special occasion for all family members to come back home, have intimate meals together, and gather around the fruit tray while waiting and admiring the full moon.

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With the theme “Mid-autumn Festival Reunion”, the virtual exhibition displays photos, paintings, and short videos about the Fullmoon Festival. Audiences have a chance to see a traditional feast tray by Hanoians in the early 20th century along with the art of making traditional toys by skillful artisans such as paper lanterns or paper masks.

The online event will take place on two websites hoangthanhthanglong.vn and trungbayonline.hoangthanhthanglong.vn, and will be organized in both Vietnamese and English. The participation of historian Mr. Le Van Lan and artisan Mrs. Quach Thi Bac promises interesting stories about this traditional festival.

This not only provides audiences an insight into the festival’s meaning but also creates a joyful and interesting Mid-autumn festival during the epidemic.

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