Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — Four hundred disadvantaged children from HCM City’s districts Bình Thạnh, Bình Tân, Gò Vấp and 8 will get gifts and enjoy an entertainment programme during the upcoming Mid-autumn Festival.
The annual programme, called “Vui hội trăng rằm” (Happy with Full-Moon Festival), is supported by the districts’ labour federations and will be held at the Labour Culture Palace tomorrow.
The children will also enjoy food, play games, and take photos while waiting for the full moon.
Similar programmes are taking places today at the HCM City University of Physical Education and Sports at 639 Nguyễn Trãi Street, District 5.
The event, held this year for the first time, will feature performances by disabled children from special schools around the city.
Several more such programmes are planned for children to welcome the festival.
“Trung thu yêu thương” (Mid-Autumn Festival of Love) will be held at the Vàm Sát Ecological Tourist Center in Cần Giờ District with support from volunteers on October 1.
It seeks to help 100 disadvantaged children in the district’s Lý Nhơn Commune enjoy the celebrations.
It will feature artiste Hạnh Thúy, singer Nguyễn Phi Hùng, child singer Bào Ngư and performers from the SIDO Art Training Centre.
On September 30 and October 1, Đầm Sen Cultural Park will organise a series of events for children and their parents to have fun and amuse themselves during the festival.
It will include singing, dancing, including lion dancing, and acrobatics.
There will be a parade with more than 100 dancers.
Children less than 1.4m in height and with lanterns will be allowed free entry.
Suối Tiên Tourist Park in District 9 will also allow children under 1.4m free entry.
At the Lan Anh Theatre, the Phương Nam Arts Theatre will put on a show featuring circus animals and lion dances. — VNS