Mooncake makers face unprecedented difficulties

Mooncake makers face unprecedented difficulties

There is more than half a month to Mid-Autumn Festival, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many cities and provinces, including Hanoi, have implemented social distancing, so there are no shops selling traditional mooncakes on the streets.

A variety of mooncakes are sold at supermarkets. (Photo: SGGP)

Mooncake purchasing power soars sharply

The mooncake market has entered the peak business season with purchasing power highly increasing. This is contrary to the initial forecast that the purchasing power is unpredictable, maybe even decreases because customers cut spending due to the impacts of the Covid -19 pandemic.
The Prime Minister delivered gifts for poor students in Dai Loc District of Quang Nam Province. (Photo: SGGP)

Prime Minister delivers gifts to poor children in Quang Nam Province

The Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs of Quang Nam Province yesterday cooperated with the People’s Committee of Dai Loc District to organize the informal meeting ‘Mid-Autumn Festival 2019’ for poor children in the area. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the event and gave 300 gifts worth VND1 million (US$43) each to poor students who achieved excellent academic results.

Mooncake brands are offering more flavour choices and using less plastic in packaging this Mid-Autumn Festival. (Photo:Sggp)

Mooncakes makers stepping up their game

For this Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on September 13 this year, many mooncake brands are increasing their output and varieties and focusing on environment-friendly packaging.
Hanoians enjoy early mid-autumn festival

Hanoians enjoy early mid-autumn festival

The Mid –Autumn Festival which falls on September 24 (on the 15th day of eighth lunar month) is coming and these days, streets in Hanoi Capital are crowded with people enjoying the early mid-autumn festival atmosphere.

The International Kylin and Lion Dance competition will be held at Da Nang’s Helio entertainment centre on September 14-16 (Photo: anhthethao.vn)

Lion dance teams to celebrate mid-Autumn festival

Teams from China, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam will compete in the International Kylin and Lion Dance competition at Da Nang’s Helio entertainment centre on September 14-16.