For many years, Thanh Tuyen Festival held on the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival, has been an indispensable spiritual part of people in Tuyen Quang province. Right from the first days of the 8th lunar month, the festive atmosphere has begun to simmer and everybody is excited.

The 2019 Thanh Tuyen Festival and the National Intangible Cultural Heritage Festival will take place from Sept 12-14. However, the bustling and vibrant festival atmosphere has already started. Dozens of huge models of mid-autumn lanterns have been completed to be carried in procession around Tuyen Quang city.

Thousands of people flock to the main streets of Tuyen Quang city to see and join in the parade.

Every year, locals renew the Mid-Autumn lantern shapes to create new and exciting culture. On the occasion, Tuyen Quang province will celebrate national intangible cultural heritage festival with a series of activities to promote the traditional culture and tourism potential.-VNA