Festival introduces northwestern region’s ethnic culture

  • Photo: An art performance during the festival. VNA Photo: Hữu Quyết
    Photo: An art performance during the festival. VNA Photo: Hữu Quyết
Traditional cultural values of ethnic communities in the northwestern region are being introduced at a festival which opened in Son La city of Son La province on August 18. The culture, sports and tourism festival attracts more than 1,000 artisans, artists, amateur athletes and people of ethnic groups from seven northwestern provinces, namely Son La, Dien Bien, Lao Cai, Lai Chau, Yen Bai, Hoa Binh and Phu Tho. Among outstanding activities of the event, an exhibition of 280 photos gives visitors an insight into natural landscapes and diverse cultural identities of local ethnic groups.Meanwhile, another display introduces the traditional customs, crafts, farm tools, as well as delicacies of the communities. The festival will last through August 20. VNA Photo: Hữu Quyết

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