The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi will host
a Mid-Autumn celebration September 17-20 called “Vietnam-China Color”. The
festival organized by Museum of Yunnan ethics, Yunnan Opera Institute (China)
and Chinese Embassy in Vietnam will feature Chinese Opera with excerpts from the
film “Journey to the West.” It will be the first time Chinese opera has been
held at the museum.
Also new to the venue, will be performances of boi singing, a traditional music
of Vietnamese Southerners.
In this year’s program, there will be many Vietnamese and Chinese traditional
games, toys such as lanterns, kites and Chinese masks and popular shows like
lion – dragon dances and water puppets. Traditional cake making classes will be
Other activities such as dress-ups in Vietnamese and Chinese traditional
costumes, story tellers sharing the legends of the Mid-Autumn Festival and
cultural films of Vietnam and China will be there.
Tickets are available at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology at Nguyen Van Huyen
Street, Cau Giay District.