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Hanoians enjoy nostalgic Mid-Autumn festival

Last update: 10:19 | 03/10/2017

A special Mid-Autumn festival began at Hanoi’s Temple of Literature on September 29, imbuing visitors with memories of the old days. Let's explore the event through the following photos.


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The Temple of Literature is lit up with lanterns in almost of its corners.







The festival runs for three nights until October 1 following three different themes.


















A traditional five-fruit tray






All tickets for the first night of the event are sold out. 







Visitors see how a mooncake is made.





A boy learns to craft a toy figurine (to he) himself.






Cheerful faces spotted while playing traditional folk games






Painting traditional masks 







Dragon dance






Playing folk games






The art of fruit carving






Iron ships – a popular children toy in the past







Foreigners learn to make Vietnam’s traditional lanterns





















A girl, who acts as goddess of the Moon, at the festival, plays with a child 










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