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Phan Thiet was sparkling in the Mid-Autumn Festival 2019 - (24/09/2019)

( On the evening of September 11st, at Nguyen Tat Thanh Square and some of the main roads in Phan Thiet City (Binh Thuan province) sparkled the colors of the Mid-Autumn Festival 2019 with the participation of 3.000 students, attracting thousands of people and tourists to come and enjoy the festival. Attending to the full moon festival, there were Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Council – Mr. Nguyen Hoai Anh; Vice Chairman of Binh Thuan provincial people’s committee – Mr. Nguyen Duc Hoa, Director of Binh Thuan Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism – Mr. Ngo Minh Chinh and other leaders.

(Photo: Nguyen Vu)

(Photo: Nguyen Vu)
This year, there were over 30 big lanterns and 3.000 small lanterns with various colors and shapes from the primary and secondary schools in Phan Thiet city. The lanterns which were participated in the festival had the sizes and shapes according to the theme of this year.
(Photo: Nguyen Vu)
Taking part in this year Autumn Festival, the big lanterns were designed more lively, prominently and the contents were more distinct and different than last year. Apart from the lanterns which have the ideas from legendary characters, cartoon or animals like buffalo, rabbit, squirrel, swan, peakcock, penguin and so on, there were also the lanterns related to the sea, islands and Binh Thuan homeland like fishing boat, marine life, flag pole, dragon fruit, Phan Thiet water tower.
(Photo: Nguyen Vu)

(Photo: Nguyen Vu)
 Mr. Vo Van Thong – Vice chairman of Phan Thiet people’s committee said that: “The Mid-Autumn Festival 2019 is to maintain the cultural activities of Phan Thiet city, create the useful playground for students. Besides, the festival is also an interesting feature to attract tourists when coming to Phan Thiet – Binh Thuan.
(Photo: Nguyen Vu)

(Photo: Nguyen Vu)
The Vietbooks Magazine recognized The Mid-Autumn Festival as one of the traditional festival which is chosen by Binh Thuan to sever for the development of Tourism sector. Thousands of locals and tourists inside and outside integrated into the colorful parade between the cool space of Phan Thiet coastal city. Miss Irina (Russian tourist) shared with us about the surprise and excitement; because this is the first time, she and her friends have just seen this amazing festival in Phan Thiet – Vietnam.
Nguyen Vu
Translated by Van Thao


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