Lang Son Spring Festival 2017 kicks off

06:26 07/02/2017

PSNews-The Lang Son Spring Festival 2017 along with the Tan Thanh Pagoda Festival has officially opened in Van Lang District, Lang Son province.

This is part of a series of activities to celebrate the Lunar New Year, the Foundation of the Communist Party of Vietnam and the Lang Son’s 2017 Culture – Tourism Week. The opening ceremony drew thousands of locals and tourists.

As a locality with many historical relics, landscapes and cultural and spiritual spots, Lang Son attracts attention and participation of thousands of visitors to its annual Spring Festival. The opening ceremony of this year’s Lang Son Spring Festival was so fascinating with various activities, including singing and dancing performances imbued with ethnic minority groups’ features.

As this year’s festival is organized together with the Tan Thanh Pagoda Festival, it has been expected to attract more locals and visitors. Tan Than pagoda, a large famous cultural and spiritual place, is a fine architectural project to worship Vietnamese national heroes, who contributed to  national building and defense in the past.

During the Spring Festival, various activities, namely: the Lang Region Culture and History Exhibition, People’s Art Exchanges and Traditional Games will take place. Organizers of the festival hope to promote the traditional values and Lang Son’s image to both domestic and international visitors. 

By Duy Tien