Colorful traditional lantern space in Hue

Update: 07/09/2022
More than 1,000 traditional lanterns from royal to folk origins have gathered on the banks of the Huong River to create a sparkling and colorful space just in time for the Mid-Autumn Festival.

A large number of people and tourists coming to visit the lantern display space

On the afternoon of September 3, the space for displaying and arranging traditional lanterns organized by Hue Festival Center officially opened to visitors at the Hue City Center for Culture, Information, and Sports (23-25 Le Loi, Hue City).

Attending the ceremony were the Standing Member of the Provincial Party Committee, Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Binh, representatives of departments and agencies, and a large number of people and tourists. This event is part of the series of ‘Autumn Festival activities’ of Hue Festival 2022.

Viewers coming to this space seem to be lost in a colorful childhood world with more than 1,000 traditional lanterns of all kinds, from Hue royal lanterns to traditional lanterns of craft villages in the ancient capital.

In this space, viewers can also enjoy the miniature Mid-Autumn Festival with the theme "Vietnamese traditional Mid-Autumn Night". There is the traditional Mid-Autumn festival tray, lanterns in the shape of animals for children, hundreds of samples of To He, animal breeds, etc., which have been restored methodically by researchers and artisans from many regions across the country.

Photos recorded by Thua Thien Hue Online:

Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Binh visiting the exhibition space of To He and animal breeds

The colors of all kinds of lanterns being displayed at the festival space

Traditional Mid-Autumn Festival tray attracts many people's attention

The animal lanterns being hung in the air create a very unique traditional mid-autumn atmosphere

To He, flour animals… on display attracts a lot of children

Large royal lanterns being displayed outside the courtyard

To He, flour animals… re-enacting the traditional Mid-Autumn festival in the past, restored by artisans

This exhibition space is part of the Autumn Festival program of Hue Festival 2022

Many visitors taking photos as a way of preserving their past childhood

Giant lanterns being made by Truc Chi artisans

By N.Minh

Source: Hue News - - September 7, 2022