Here are selected photographs of the Mid-Autumn Festival in early 20th century Hanoi. The photos are part of an exhibition showcased at the Heritage House at 87 Ma May Street, Hang Buom ward, Hanoi.
The management board of Hanoi’s Old Quarter introduces this unique art installation displaying the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival of a family in Hanoi with photos from the early 20th century provided by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences.
Traditional toys for the Mid-Autumn Festival are on sale in Hang Gai Street, August 1926.
Children are eager to enjoy animal-shaped lanterns and the vast array of traditional toys at Hang Gai Street.
Artisans make large star lamps on the sidewalks, attracting the attention of both children and adults.
Chicken fighting – traditional toys are made of wood in 1937.
Animal-shaped toys made of powder were popular toys for kids in the early 20th century.
Dragon-dance performance in Hang Thiec Street.
Women make full moon cakes in Hang Duong Street, 1928.
A Mid-Autumn Festival tray of a family in Hang Thiec Street.