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Mid – Autumn Fesstival , Hoi An Travel Guide

Do you know why we treasure this special festival? Tet Trung Thu, as it is known in Vietnam, or the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival, is a wonderful ancient festival that revolves around children. The festival, held annually on the 15th of Lunar August in Hoi An, helps create the most charming and picturesque night of the year. It involves the customs of moon contemplation, procession of stars & moon using shaped lanterns, lion dance,

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Boat Racing Festival, Hoi An Travel Guide

The festival is held annually on the 2nd of lunar January. The boat racing festivals are organized in order to bring a cheerful atmosphere for people in spring. It is not only a competition, but also a ritual in honor of the Water God, stemming from the act of praying for water (common among agriculture-based people). For competition events, dragon boats are generally rigged with decorative Chinese dragon heads and tails. At other times,

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Try A Cooking Class , Hoi An Travel Guide

Vietnamese cuisine is globally known for its varied flavours, presentation and freshness. Classes usually take a half a day and there are several to choose from in Hoi An. Highlights include a guided tour of Hoi An's colorful central market, boat trip on the Hoi An River, and hands-on cooking classes. Their cooking class will give you a proper introduction into local favorites as well as national cuisines. The classes are designed for those

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