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Hoi An Lantern Festival – Traditional Event in Hoi an

Hoi An Lantern Festival - Vn Car Rentals

Referring to Hoi An, we can not help but mention the shimmering old town nights in the Hoi An lantern festival, especially on the full moon night. This has become a monthly feature of Hoi An Ancient Town and attracts many tourists whenever they have the opportunity to travel to Hoi An.

Hoi An Lantern Festival


Hoi An Lantern Festival is held in the ancient town of Hoi An on the 14th of the lunar month and becomes even more beautiful and sparkling on the full moon night. On the day of the festival, Hoi An residents will turn off the lights and hang colorful lanterns lighting the entire old town. In the night of the lantern festival to welcome the Mid-Autumn Festival, the ancient town of Hoi An seems to become brighter and more sparkling than usual in the red, soft yellow, … emanating from the lanterns from all the small alleys beautiful.

Releasing lantern on the river in Lantern Festival
Releasing lantern on the river in Lantern Festival

Another interesting activity that also takes place during the festival is the activity of dropping the lanterns on the Hoai River to luck, peace and happiness. The lanterns are often sold along the banks of the river for only VND 5,000 – VND 10,000 / item. Even though it has some affects on the environment, this is said to bring good fortune and love. Locals and tourists also release lantern to hope for happiness and health.

Lion Dance - VN Car Rentals
Lion Dance – VN Car Rentals

On the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival, the lantern festival will take place on the night of October 3 with many exciting special activities such as Unicorn Dance (Lion Dance, ), martial arts performance,… folk games and unique street art performances are also held at local food courts.

Come to Hoi An to join the lantern festival, you will have more and more extremely memorable experiences in the old town space filled with brilliantly shimmering lanterns. What are you waiting for without coming to Hoi An and destroying the Mid-Autumn Festival. To visit Hoi an and see this festival, you can take a car from Da nang airport to Hoi an. If you have a few days in Hoi An, you can use Hoi An Car Rental With Driver

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