Mid-Autumn Festival,Saigon,HCM City

Luong Nhu Hoc Street in HCM City, known locally as Lantern Street, is a familiar destination for residents as it emerges annually ahead of every Mid-Autumn Festival.

Mid-Autumn Festival,Saigon,HCM City
The street is open to visitors from the first day of July until the fifteenth day of August in the lunar calendar.
Mid-Autumn Festival,Saigon,HCM City

Visitors have the choice of purchasing both traditional and modern lanterns from the thousands on sale along the street.

Mid-Autumn Festival,Saigon,HCM City
Ahead of this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival which falls on October 1, lanterns produced locally tend to dominate the market, with plenty of choice on offer, even for young children.
Mid-Autumn Festival,Saigon,HCM City

The venue proves to be popular among young people as it offers many great photo opportunities.

Mid-Autumn Festival,Saigon,HCM City
Parents like to bring their children to enjoy the festive atmosphere.
 
Mid-Autumn Festival,Saigon,HCM City

A girl poses for a photo in order to capture a memory from the Mid-Autumn Festival.

Mid-Autumn Festival,Saigon,HCM City

Due to the impact of the novel coronavirus epidemic, many sellers say they have reduced imports by between 30% to 40% in comparison to the previous year, with many fearful that the virus may return.

Mid-Autumn Festival,Saigon,HCM City
A child appears excited at the sight of princess-shaped lanterns.


VOV/ Photos: Laodong.vn

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