Bac Ha White Plateau Festival poised to get underway
The annual Bac Ha White Plateau Festival 2022 is scheduled to get underway in Bac Ha district of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai from June 4 to June 9 with a traditional horse race as the event’s main activity.
This marks the 15th time the horse race is held in the mountainous area. The upcoming race will witness the participation of 64 horses which are expected to excite crowds with a display of wonderful performances.
Furthermore, other activities such as a plum flower festival, a night market, and a conference on investment and tourism promotion in Lao Cai province will take place.
The organisers will host a wide range of activities, including art exchanges among ethnic groups such as Xin Man in Ha Giang province and Si Ma Cai in Lao Cai province, tours to explore the tea making culture of the Tay ethnic group in Ban Lien commune, and tours to discover sightseeing spots in the northern mountainous area.
Moving forward, the administration of Bac Ha district expects to welcome roughly 60,000 tourists to the festival this year.