Lantern Festival is a big festival in Vietnam which was organized a long time ago. It is so fantastic that you can go to Hoi An and take part in Hoi An Lantern Festival.
Here are some guides for you when you want to go in for Hoi An Lantern Festival.
When coming to Hoi An, tourists can walk around Hoi An Old Town, enjoy the traditional dish, visit the ancient constructions or go to some villages to know more about the local’s life, etc. Moreover, it will be certainly a fabulous trip if you have a chance to visit Hoi An Lantern Festival.
Hoi An Lantern Festival is held monthly on the 14th day of the lunar calendar. At night, Hoi An Lantern Festival is so out of this world because there are a lot of colorful lanterns which are light up. That makes Hoi An more and more charming. On this day, lots of tourists come to visit and explore the new experiences here. It can be considered that Hoi An Lantern Festival is a cultural specificity in Hoi An.
From 5 pm to 10 pm, tourists are not allowed to go in some streets like Tran Phu, Le Loi, Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, etc and all the houses, restaurants, shops, etc all lighted up by the lanterns instead of the electricity.
Lantern Festival Hoi An is taken place in Hoi An Old Town and lots of outdoor activities are taken place at night. The street is so crowded with a lot of tourists. Like every year, Hoi An Lantern Festival 2019 has a lot of interesting activities such as playing chess, traditional games, music performances, etc.
Besides, you can try some traditional dishes like Quang Noodles, Cao Lau, Che (Sweet soup), Banh Beo, etc which are sold along with the vendor. Walking along the street, you will see a lot of lanterns with many different designs. It is so fantastic that you can take some photos to commemorate and share it with your friends. In addition, you can buy some lanterns or lovely souvenirs that you can give your friends as gifts.
In Hoi An Lantern Festival, there is an activity that attracts a number of tourists which is releasing the small lanterns (Den Hoa Dang) into Hoai River. The small lantern which is made from paper is pink, yellow or green. You can buy it in every local shop in Hoi An Old Town. After that, you can release it into the Hoai River. It is a traditional activity with the hope that the family will have lots of luck and happiness.
That is a good idea to go along the river by a boat (sampan). It is so great that you can see everything while sitting in the sampan. It costs VND 100,000 for a ride by sampan.
Hoi An Lantern Festival 2019 has some funny activities that you should visit and try. Hoi An Lantern Festival dates 2019 are in the 14th day of the lunar calendar. By the way, Hoi An Lantern Festival will be organized on 9th December, 2019.
If you don’t have a chance to go to Lantern Festival Hoi An 2019, you had better to go to Hoi An Lantern Festival 2020. It will not let you down. Besides, don’t forget to note in your calendar.
Hoi An Lantern Festival is a great festival so that you should spend your time going here. Share this article with your friends and plan for a trip to Hoi An and participate in Hoi An Lantern Festival. Go to Gonexp.com for further information and discover new places and brand new experiences in Vietnam.