It is planned that the street art show will be regularly organized every weekend
Colossal lanterns are brightly lit and put on special vehicles, which travel across streets in the area
Older visitors will be taken through a walk down the memory lane with a special collection of traditional toys rarely seen in today's time
Photos have surfaced online of lanterns floating on the waters off Lan Ha Bay in Hai Phong
Hundreds of the iconic lanterns from Hoi An will decorate streets in Wernigerode
Traditional Vietnamese lanterns are winning back trust from local consumers
Despite the different theories on its origin, the mid-autumn festival and its indispensable treat – mooncakes – have been well loved and practiced for several hundred years
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism late last week demanded that foreign-made lanterns be removed from traditional festivals and religious institutes in an attempt to stop the exotic products from tainting the Vietnamese identity
The series of events, which began September 3rd, includes making traditional Vietnamese mooncakes and lanterns, and donating to and organizing the Mid-Autumn festival for orphan children.
Seven big lotus-shaped lanterns were lighted up on May 17 for the first time on a section of the Nhieu Loc canal, the recently revived canal, to mark the Buddha’s 2557th birthday.
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