The Hanoitimes - One of Hoi An’s major attractions is the Lantern Full Moon Festival that takes place every full-moon cycle. Hoi An among world’s best family holiday destinations overseas Hoi An Lantern Festival to light up Wernigerode CNN lists reasons to visit Hoi An Google celebrates Hoi An with a stunning doodle conveying a global notion that the city has remained largely unchanged for centuries. Google celebrates Hoi An Lantern Full Moon Festival. With a population of approximately 120,000 in Vietnam's Quang Nam province, Hoi An was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999. One of its major attractions is the Hoi An Lantern Full Moon Festival that takes place every full moon cycle. Hoi An Lantern Full Moon Festival is a celebration to honor the ancestors. During the festival, people exchange flowers, lanterns, candles and fruits to wish for growth, prosperity and good fortune for each other. Hoi An is globally known as an exceptionally … [Read more...] about Google celebrates Hoi An Lantern Full Moon Festival
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Back to English Comments Culture & Arts - September 23, 2018 | 11:16 am GMT+7 One experienced mooncake-maker in Hanoi has seen the art and craft wax and wane, and do it again.Dung’s hands move with practiced ease.He has been doing this for 50 years and the dough is like putty in his hands. After some kneading he cuts the dough into smaller pieces and uses the mold to shape them. A thin layer of white flour flies into the air every time he taps one piece of dough out of the wooden mold.Flour is everywhere. On the table. On his apron. On his sweaty, chef’s hat. And from the cloud of dough dust, a moon emerges. A white, sticky rice mooncake is ready to be baked and keep its tryst with the fullest, biggest moon of the year – the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, celebrated as the “Mid-Autumn Festival.”About 20 people are busy in the “workshop,” mixing fillings, shaping dough and baking new batches of cakes. They are focused and … [Read more...] about Many moons ago, mooncakes were a dark secret – VnExpress International
Japan Japan has two moon festivals every year, following lunar calendar. Zyuyoga is associated with the traditional customs of "Otsukimi" (meaning watching the moon on the full moon day in autumn). For the people in the land of the rising sun, the festival is the time for them to honor the moon in the fall, the only time the moon is at its fullest. In the Otsukimi festival, the Japanese often make Dango, a type of rice dumplings (mochiko). It is quite similar to mochi and is served with tea. On the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, the Japanese personally hand mix flour with water, pound it to create that structure-builder before proceeds to baking. Dango cake is presented with a Susuki grass vase during moon festivals. Also known as tail flower, susuki is a perennial tall grass that blossoms in the autumn. The moon watching ritual cannot be done without dango cake. Dango cake and susuki grass. Photo courtesy of Katorisi on Wikipedia The legend of Dango cake is traditionally … [Read more...] about Are moon festivals the same everywhere in Asia?
Vincom celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival2018 Wedding Fair and Fashion Show a huge success @ the Novotel DanangRIMOWA CELEBRATES 120 YEARS OF PURPOSEFUL TRAVELBIM Group opens sales on Citadines Marina Ha Long projectMega promotion to spotlight Hong Kong’s professional services, branded products Halloween is not the scary fesitval that most people imagine, and can be a truly magical and adventurous event. You can experience this by visiting the "Golden Land" this autumn. From September 20 to October 31, 2018, the Halloween festival on Mount God will be the focus of attention, even with the Golden Bridge at Sun World Ba Na Hills capturing both local and global attention. Pumpkins have been placed around the Citadel, and the route leading to the cable car station has been decorated with hundreds of lanterns which are full of colours and demon faces, evil black bats and mysterious webs. Du Dôme Square is shining gold with dried straw, pumpkins and brilliant fresh flowers. … [Read more...] about Halloween festival at Sun World Ba Na Hills
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Young Hanoians can enjoy a music banquet when they participate in "Trip to the Moon"—an outdoor electronic music festival to be held in the capital city’s Hồ Tây (West lake) Water Park this weekend. The event—part of the Vietnam Electronic Weekend 2018—will present a series of electronic music performances with a combination of traditional and modern features, the organiser, Connected Agency, said on Facebook. The festival seeks to combine traditional elements such as the lion dance, starlight procession and ethnic musical instruments with the young and modern spirit reflected in electronic sounds—the music that is dominating music charts over the world. Entitled VIEW 2018, the third annual Trip to the Moon festival this year will take place on Sunday, with three stages representing the hottest electronic dance music genres in 2018. Electronic dance music, also known as EDM, … [Read more...] about Trip to the Moon electronic music festival to take off