Discover the special things in Hoi An Festival

Discover the special things in Hoi An Festival

If you have a chance to visit Hoi An in the festival season, you are so lucky. Hoi An Festival is so fantastic with a lot of interesting outdoor activities that you will enjoy. will give some information about Hoi An festival.


Hoi An Lantern Festival

Hoi An Lantern Festival is held every month in the 14th day in the lunar calendar in order to celebrate the full moon. According to ancient people, the full moon has a special meaning and celebrating the full moon is one of the religious ceremonies of Asian. At the end of the 20th century, the local managed to organize the full moon ceremony with lanterns. After that, Hoi An Lantern Festival has been organized monthly until now.

Hoi An Lantern Festival is also called Hoi An Festival of Light because in these days, everywhere all turns off the electricity and lights up the lanterns with a lot of different colours. Besides, if you visit the temples, it is at no cost. There are many activities in Hoi An Lantern Festival like a musician performing the traditional instruments, the short courses to make the lanterns, etc.

When going to Hoi An Lantern Festival, you have an opportunity to enjoy a number of street food, especially moon cake. At night, the sky is so magnificent because many lanterns are thrown up the sky. This moment is really out of this world and you are so fortunate if you can see it with your own eye.

Hoi An Festival dates 2020 are 8th January, 7th February, 7th March, 6th April, 6th May, 5th June, 4th July, 3rd August, 1st September, 30th October, 28th November and 27th December.

activity in Hoi An Lantern Festival.

Activity in Hoi An Lantern Festival.

Nguyen Tieu Festival

Nguyen Tieu Festival is celebrated from midnight of the 14th to midnight of the 15th of the first month in the lunar calendar. Annually, a lot of people visit to the Hoi An Ancient Town and go to the pagodas to pray for luck, happiness, peace, etc. There are many activities in this day like releasing the lanterns into Hoai River, folk music performance, traditional games, etc that appeal to hundreds of tourists. They are extremely excited about it.

Additionally, the street is so beautiful with the colorful light of the lanterns with various kinds of shape and size. It is worth to visiting Hoi An Ancient Town in the Nguyen Tieu Festival. In addition, you can take some photos to commemorate. Everything is beyond your expectations.

Hoi An Festival dates 2020 is 8th February.

Hoi An Festival dates 2020 is 8th February.

Mid- Autumn Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival is also called Tet Trung Thu, is a marvelous festival that every children in Vietnam likes it. Mid-Autumn Festival is taken place in the 15th day of the eighth month in the lunar calendar. In the evening of this day, every child carries Den Ong Sao (star lantern) or the lanterns with a lot of shapes and sizes. In the street, there is a group of people that perform the lion dance. Moreover, there is a person who is called Ong Dia dances around the lion.

Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival

Besides, there is a special dish in the Mid-Autumn Festival which is moon cake (Banh Trung Thu). Moon Cake is a dish that is not lack in any house in Mid-Autumn Festival. There are 2 kinds of moon cake such as Banh Nuong and Banh Deo. Banh Deo is white and made of many kinds of beans and seeds. Banh Nuong is quite brown and it is quite salt. Inside the Banh Nuong, it contains egg, peanut, pork, etc. Nowadays, moon cake has a variety kind of color, taste and shape. You should try this and you will want to eat it again and again.

Hoi An Festival dates 2020 is 13th September. This festival is held everywhere in Vietnam. It is a good idea to go to Hoi An and join in Mid-Autumn Festival.

Some guides for you when going to Hoi An festival

  • You should plan for a trip carefully such as how the weather is, when and where the festival is held, the accommodation, transport, etc.
  • You should reserve the flight and hotel room at your earliest convenience.
  • Because there are a lot of people coming to the festival, you should be careful with your wallet or valuable things in order not to be stolen.
  • Don’t put the trash in the street to keep the environment clean.
  • It is a good way to take some photos and share these with your friends.

Hoi An festival is absolutely awesome that you should visit once. Share this article with your friends and plan to visit Hoi An festival now. Don’t forget to update the information in to know more about famous and charming destinations in Vietnam.