This year, many children are not allowed to carry lanterns and go out to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Therefore, parents have come up with the idea of making their own Mid-Autumn toys at home to bring joy to their children during the pandemic.
An online programme titled Full-Moon Night, with the theme 'Lanterns light up dreams', is scheduled to be held on the evening of September 20, connecting children of seven provinces and cities across the country on the occasion of the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival.
Thang Long Imperial Citadel will open an online display on September 19 to celebrate the Mid-autumn festival, which is observed on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month.
Hanoians are flocking to the Old Quarter streets where the festival atmosphere is the most striking in the days prior to the Mid-Autumn Festival yet complying with measures to prevent Covid-19.