Fifth Ha Giang Sports and Cultural Festival opens

(+849) 0418.6939 - (+849) 1232.6176

The fifth sports and cultural festival for ethnic minority groups opened in the northernmost mountainous province of Ha Giang on August 17.

The fifth sports and cultural festival for ethnic minority groups opened in the northernmost mountainous province of Ha Giang on August 17.

11 local sports teams and art troupes have registered to take part in different programmes, including shows of traditional costumes of ethnic groups, folk songs, and games.

Addressing the opening ceremony, Sen Chin Ly, deputy chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, who is also head of the organizing board said that the fifth Ha Giang sports and cultural festival is a major event aimed at highlighting the cultural traditions and ethnic solidarity movements in the province.

The event also provides an opportunity for them to enhance the spirit of mutual understanding and assistance.

The festival will close on August 20.

(Source: VOV)

Other Vietnam travel news

VNA offers discounts on 350,000 seats
Vietnam’s cultural and tourism week to open in RoK
Japan’s TV makes film on Vietnamese tourism
Cham Kate Festival in Phan Thiet
Tourism up 15-20 percent for Vietnam Independence Day
Ancient communal house traces found in Quang Ngai
Rain storms could be tourism products and bring tourists to central region
UNESCO official sees Buddhist Sutra-carved blocks
1, 000 Overseas Vietnamese to join “welcome home” programme
VNAT reviews ‘Vietnam Impression’ program
Real culture in the market
Vietnam’s tourism promoted in UAE and Slovakia
First Mong panpipe festival opens in Ha Giang
Ethnology museum hosts Mid-autumn festival
Cultural exchange strengthens ties with Japan
HCMC wants to establish tourist police bureau
China launches Chongqing-Hanoi air route
Experience the island life of the Mekong Delta
Life Resort Danang to debut in March
Tet celebrations at Rex and Majestic