4 events during Hanoi Mid-Autumn Festival week


Hanoi organizes autumn festivals, Mid-Autumn Festivals in the Old Quarter, and full-moon night festivals during this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival week.

Old Quarter Mid-Autumn Festival

Time: September 22 to 29

Location: Hang Ma traditional Mid-Autumn Market, Dong Xuan market area, Hang Dao – Hang Giay walking street, Phung Hung street mural space, Hoan Kiem Lake walking space and surrounding streets and some streets ancient and cultural heritage sites in Hoan Kiem district.

Activities: Introducing Mid-Autumn Festival products and children’s toys; cultural and artistic performances; Experience folk games; Playgrounds include feast display competitions, lantern procession competitions, and full moon night feast-breaking activities.

Hang Ma Street prepares for Mid-Autumn Festival 2023. Photo: Ngoc Thanh
Hang Ma Street prepares for Mid-Autumn Festival 2023. Photo: Ngoc Thanh

The night of the full moon festival of love

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. September 29 (ie August 15, Quy Mao)

Location: Outdoor stage area of ​​Ba Kieu Temple, Hoan Kiem Lake walking street.

Activities: Performing the art of lion dance – dragon dance on Mid-Autumn night, lantern procession, feast breaking with the participation of teenagers, children and the characters of Ms. Hang, Uncle Cuoi, and Mr. Dia. The organizing committee donated star lamps, lanterns, fish lamps, marching lanterns, and toys to the children attending the procession at the Ly Thai To monument.

Shimmering night

Time: 7 to 9 pm on September 27, 28 and 29

Location: Thang Long Imperial Citadel

Activities: Visit the space displaying traditional Mid-Autumn lights in the form of an old town stall; lion dance art program; Explore the 1,000-year-old gallery and royal treasures with hundreds of artifacts throughout the ages; Experience making sticky rice cakes, star lanterns, painting papier-mâché masks, painting statues, making wooden Mid-Autumn fruit trays, making paper kites, making fans, joining the lantern procession with Uncle Cuoi and celebrating the Mid-Autumn festival.

Autumn Festival and space to introduce Hanoi cuisine

Time: from September 29 to October 1

Location: Hoan Kiem Lake walking street, Hanoi Children’s Palace

Activities: Organizing 150 booths along Dinh Tien Hoang street, Le Thach street, octagonal house area; recreating weddings from the past and present on Dinh Tien Hoang street; Ao Dai fashion show; Parade of cyclos, double-decker buses, and bicycles on Phan Dinh Phung, Hoang Dieu, Thanh Nien streets.

10 districts including Hoan Kiem, Me Linh, Quoc Oai, Ung Hoa, Ba Dinh, Nam Tu Liem, Cau Giay, Dong Anh, Ba Vi, Gia Lam and many businesses participate in the program to promote and introduce their potential. tourism and local products and heritage.

Me Tri green rice village (Nam Tu Liem) participates in activities of the Hanoi Autumn Festival.  Photo: Ngoc Thanh
Me Tri green rice village (Nam Tu Liem) participates in Hanoi autumn festival. Photo: Ngoc Thanh

Hanoi’s culinary space takes place at the Children’s Palace bringing together 51 booths of professional associations, artisans, businesses, and famous culinary establishments in Hanoi and the whole country, introducing specialties such as pho. beef, chicken pho, vermicelli thang, fish cake, lantern rice cake, West Lake snail vermicelli, Phu Thuong sticky rice. The highlight is the pho space, with Hanoi Thin pho, trading pho, Hanoi chicken pho, Nam Dinh pho, Ha Giang corn pho, Dak Lak pho…

In addition, familiar art destinations in Hanoi such as Heritage House 87 Ma May Street, Kim Ngan Communal House 42-44 Hang Bac, Cultural and Art Center 28 Hang Buom, Old Quarter Cultural Exchange Center 50 Dao Duy Tu has activities to display and introduce the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival space; Instructions on making Mid-Autumn Festival toys and puppet shows.

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