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The Thang Long Royal Citadel in Hanoi is scheduled to organize the exhibition to help visitors and children in particular experience a safe Mid-Autumn Festival full of joy and cheer.

Visitors will have chance to see the traditional trays used by the local people of Hanoi to mark the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival in the 20th century through old drawings.

Viewers will be able  to learn about some of the traditional activities that typically take place, such as toy making, dragon dances, and making both mooncakes and lanterns through videos and images shown during the exhibition.

The Mid-Autumn Festival will be celebrated on September 21, or the 15th day of the eighth lunar month. To mark the occasion family members often get together in order to enjoy the festival with each other.

Works on display will also include a diverse range of traditional toys for Mid-Autumn Festival recreated by skilful artisans from Hanoi’s Old Quarter and craft villages.

In addition, visitors can watch videos featuring talks by historian Le Van Lan, who will reveal interesting stories about the traditional full-moon celebration in the olden days./.

BTA