Ethnology museum to host Mid-Autumn Festival 2022

(VOVWORLD) - The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi will organize a “Mid-Autumn Festival: The vitality of folk toys” program this weekend, involving artisans who have been engaged in preserving traditional toys for a long time.
Ethnology museum to host Mid-Autumn Festival 2022   - ảnh 1Children learn how to make Mid-Autumn cakes. (Photo: Ngoc Anh/VOV5)

Visitors will be shown how to make traditional toys such as star lanterns, rabbit lamps, and cardboard masks, and children can watch lion dance performances or try performing a lion dance themselves.

Visitors interested in food can make sticky rice cakes or pound young sticky rice using traditional techniques.

Ethnology museum to host Mid-Autumn Festival 2022   - ảnh 2Children try walking on stilts. (Photo: Ngoc Anh/VOV5)

There will also be opportunities to play traditional games, including rope skipping, tug of war, walking on stilts, and the game of “ô ăn quan” (Mandarin Square Capturing). There will even be some Korean folk games such as Tuho, a game involving red and blue arrows thrown into a pot to decide a winner.

Korea’s Mid-Autumn Festival will be introduced on this occasion, and visitors will learn the differences between the Mid-Autumn Festivals of the two countries.