The Phung Hung mural street welcomes Mid-autumn Festival with colourful and eye-catching lanterns in 2020.(Representative image) (Photo credit: DANG ANH)
NDO - 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.
As the highlight of a series of activities celebrating the mid-autumn festival, the programme is co-organised by the Hanoi Municipal Youth Union and the Hanoi Council of the Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneer Organisation.
For this year's Mid-Autumn Festival, in the context of the complicated development of the COVID-19 epidemic, the Hanoi Municipal Youth Union and the Hanoi Council of the Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneer Organisation have actively and creatively organised many activities to bring a warm, joyful and rewarding atmosphere suitable for the city's epidemic prevention and control work to the children.
According to the organising board, in accordance with the current situation of COVID-19 epidemic, the online programme Full Moon Night will coordinate with seven provinces and cities including Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong, Kien Giang, Khanh Hoa, Bac Giang, Ha Tinh, and Gia Lai along with three centres for youth activities in the provinces of Lao Cai, Ha Giang, and Ninh Binh.
The programme will be broadcast live on the fanpage of Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, the Central Council of Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneer Organisation, the Hanoi Council of the Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneer Organisation and the Hanoi Children's Palace, with the participation of many famous singers and actors.
Within the programme, children will enjoy many cultural performances bearing the colours of many regions from across the country.
In addition, the children will also participate in games and will have the opportunity to receive valuable gifts.
In addition, on the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival, from September 13 to 21, a programme celebrating the mid-autumn festival in Hanoi has continued to present 1,320 gifts to disadvantaged children, with total value of VND264 million.
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