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9/12/2018 10:17:57 AM

Enjoy mid-autumn festival this weekend

(VNF) - On Saturday, (Sep 15), ParkCity Hanoi will host the event “MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL OF REUNION” for families and young children while the International Kylin and Lion Dance competition will be held in Da Nang city on Sep 14-16.

“MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL OF REUNION” is an annual event hosted by the residential area with the aim to help families enjoy warm, loving moments together in this season of festival.

Under the bright moon of the lunar August full moon, ‘secrets’ wait to be discovered by young children inside the “Moon Palace”. Other activities include meeting up with chị Hằng (Chang’e – the Moon Lady) and chú Cuội (the Moon Man), enjoying lion dance, making mooncakes, having the full-moon feast – which only happen once in a year during Mid-Autumn Festival.

You will also get to enjoy a shopping experience and amazing foods with more than 80 extravagant stalls on ParkCity avenue. Unique performances: magic show, circus show, lucky draw, music performances with street artists, gifts for the children,… are also a highlight of the event.

The organisers hope to create a family-friendly space to build a prosperous community, where families gather and connect in this festival.

The event will begin at 2 pm – 10 pm at ParkCity Hanoi (Le Trong Tan street, Ha Dong district, Hanoi). Free entry.

The International Kylin and Lion Dance competition will be held at Da Nang’s Helio entertainment centre. (Photo: anhthethao.vn)

At Da Nang’s Helio entertainment centre, teams from China, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam will compete in the International Kylin and Lion Dance competition on September 14-16.

The city’s tourism promotion centre said 16 lion dance teams of Vietnam will perform free for visitors at the centre from 4 pm to 10:30 pm on September 14-16, while the contest will run on the nights of September 15 and 16.

Families and children will practice with craftsmen in making lion and kylin lanterns from paper and bamboo at the centre in preparation for the Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on September 23-24.

Helio, the biggest entertainment centre on September 2 street, will run a free entrance night market from 5 pm to 10.30 pm each day, offering food, beverages, souvenirs and an entertainment zone for kids.

Da Nang currently runs a night market and pedestrian zone in Ly Nam De and Mai Hac De street, at the east side of the Han River, near the Dragon bridge from 6 pm to 12 pm each day./.

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