For a long time Mid Autumn Festival has been a festival for children in Vietnam. It’s also an opportunity for local people to express gratitude towards their parents, teachers and benefactors. When the moon rises up in the sky on the night of the 15th day of the eighth month (Vietnamese calendar) the full moon festival gets started. Children with lanterns on hands parade their living quarters while their parents are carrying out the worship ceremony by offering flowers, fruits and moon cakes – the special cake of the event – to the ancestors. When children came home, all members of the family stay together to enjoy moon cakes and tea under the full moon light.