Vietnamese toys still popular as Mid-Autumn Festival nears Videos

Vietnamese toys still popular as Mid-Autumn Festival nears

As the Mid-Autumn Festival, Vietnam’s second-largest festival, approaches, kids have been thrilled to receive colourful toys such as lanterns and masks and so many others. Made-in-Vietnam toys seem to have prevailed in the market this year.
Modern life taking shine off traditional folk toys Videos

Modern life taking shine off traditional folk toys

As the Mid-Autumn Festival approaches, in the memories of many adults are gatherings where traditional cakes are eaten and simple but colourful folk toys are given to children. In the modern world, however, such toys have virtually fallen into oblivion. Many people are afraid that, one day, traditional toys, which have always been an important part of childhood, will completely disappear.
Traditional toy making village bustling as Mid-autumn festival nears Culture - Sports

Traditional toy making village bustling as Mid-autumn festival nears

The days of waiting for summer-autumn rice to bloom, for the people in Ong Hao village (also known as Hao village) at Lieu Xa commune, Yen My district, Hung Yen, is not leisure time. From the sixth and seventh lunar month of the year, every house in the village becomes very busy making toys for the Mid-Autumn Festival.
Paper horses explain French connection Culture - Sports

Paper horses explain French connection

People who visited the L'Espace cultural centre in downtown Hanoi recently may have witnessed a peculiar sight, a herd of seven horses made of paper mache that appear to be grazing peacefully in a field.