Nearly 20 giant lanterns with animal shapes are bringing a festive light to Ho Chi Minh City. Nearly 20 giant lanterns with animal shapes are bringing a festive light to Ho Chi Minh City. The eight meter tall lanterns are being showcased at Thung Lung Sao Bang (Meteor Valley) at 30 Bo Bao Tan Thang Street, Tan Phu District. Featuring animal shapes, including dinosaurs, fish, swans, and horses, the colorful artwork has attracted almost1,000 visitors each day to admire and take photos of the installations. The lanterns stand in a 2,200 square meters area and were made from a fabric-covered steel frame by ten workers over two months. According to organizers, they exhibit will be on display until October this year. Along with mooncakes, lanterns are known as an indispensable symbol of the Mid-Autumn Festival. This year, the joyful event took place on September 15.
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