More than a month ago, Tuyen Quang city has been crowded and bustling every day with dozens of models of Mid-Autumn lanterns made by people and paraded through the streets.
These days, all the main roads of Tuyen Quang city are extremely bustling and colorful with giant models of Mid-Autumn Festival lights. For many years now, giant models of Mid-Autumn Festival lights have become a “brand” of Tuyen Quang, attracting the attention of people and tourists near and far.
After a 2-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 epidemic, a vibrant, colorful, shimmering Mid-Autumn Festival returns is the desire of all people in Tuyen.
Nguyen Van Hoa, Deputy Director of the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Tuyen Quang province said: “After 2 years of hiatus due to the Covid-19 epidemic, all people in the province are very excited and excited. This year, the festival starts earlier than usual. The street was decorated early. Right from the full moon night of July until now, every day the streets are full of people participating in the procession of lights.
From the 5th and 6th lunar month, the neighborhood groups have been busy preparing for the full moon festival with models with vivid and attractive shapes, sizes, and charisma. Regarding the number of models of Mid-Autumn Festival lights, this year the number is estimated to reach more than 90 models.
“That’s only in the city center area, not including the communes in the province. The models are newly invested, scale and much more spectacular,” said Mr. Hoa.
Huge models vividly simulate unique traditional cultural features, showing characters, cultural events, history, folk stories, fairy tales, legends, fables… shimmering, brilliant colorful.
Models of all colors and sizes have shown that the festival is not only a playground for children but also a talent race of amateur “artisans” in residential groups.
Thanh Tuyen Festival was first held in 2004 and raised to the provincial scale in 2014 and has since become a unique cultural event of Tuyen Quang province.
Thanh Tuyen Festival has been confirmed by the Vietnam Guinness Book of Records as the festival with many unique models of moon lights, the largest in Vietnam.
Over the years, Thanh Tuyen Festival is not only a meaningful cultural activity but also becomes a famous and unique tourist product of Tuyen Quang, attracting thousands of domestic and international tourists every year. .
Thanh Tuyen Festival in 2022 will officially take place from September 4, which includes a series of unique cultural, sports and tourism activities, especially the UNESCO Registration Ceremony. Then practice of the Tay, Nung, and Thai people” on the list of Representative Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity (September 3), Thanh Tuyen Festival Night (September 4), Beer Festival (April 2 / May 4). 9) and the final night of the Tuyen Beauty Contest (September 10).
Children are eager and excited to sit on model cars carrying lights around the streets. Seeing the joyful eyes of children, adults are also happy to return to the domain of childhood memories on bright full moon nights.
Keyword: “Sea of people” take to the streets to process the giant Mid-Autumn Festival lights in Tuyen Quang