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Lion dance teams to celebrate for mid-Autumn festival

Update: September, 12/2018 - 09:00
Street dancers perform in a street of Đà Nẵng on the Hàn River bank. — VNS Photo Đông Nguyễn
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ĐÀ NẴNG — Teams from China, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Việt Nam will compete in the International Kyline and Lion Dance competition at Dan Nag’s Helio entertainment centre on September 14-16.

Lantern making is introduced at Helio centre in Đà Nẵng in celebration of the Mid-Autumn festival.— Photo courtesy Đà Nẵng tourism promotion centre

The city’s tourism promotion centre said 16 lion dance teams of Việt Nam will perform free for visitors at the centre from 4pm to 10.30pm on September 14-16, while the contest will run on the nights of September 15 and 16.

Lion dance teams from China, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and Việt Nam will compete in the Kylin and Lion Dance competition in Đà Nẵng on September 14-16.— Photo courtesy Đà Nẵng tourism promotion centre

Families and children will practice with craftsmen in making lion and kylin lanterns from paper and bamboo at the centre in preparation for the Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on September 23-24.

Lion heads and masks making will be on offer for tourists visiting the Helio Centre in Đà Nẵng from September 14-16. — Photo courtesy Đà Nẵng tourism promotion centre

Helio, the biggest entertainment centre on September 2 street, will run a free entrance night market from 5pm to 10.30pm each day, offering food, beverages, souvenirs and an entertainment zone for kids.

Local cuisine on display at Đà Nẵng city’s Helio entertainment centre.— Photo courtesy Đà Nẵng tourism promotion centre

Đà Nẵng currently runs a night market and pedestrian zone in Lý Nam Đế and Mai Hắc Đế street, at the east side of the Hàn River, near the Dragon bridge from 6pm to 12pm each day. — VNS

 

 

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