The 14th version of a cultural, sports, and tourism festival held by ethnic groups in the northwestern region is scheduled to take place in the northern mountainous province of Son La from August 18-20.
Son La province’s conference centre will play host to the opening ceremony on August 18.
Art troupes from seven provinces including Hoa Binh, Dien Bien, Lai Chau, Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Phu Tho, and Son La will be taking part in the event.
The three-day festival is set to feature a string of activities including a photo exhibition depicting local culture and tourism, sports games, and a number of tourism promotion activities to boost travel throughout the region.
The event hopes to promote tourism in Son La, raise awareness of the importance of preserving ethnic culture, and reinforce the solidarity between various ethnic communities.VNA