Hoa Phuong Do Festival 2018 opens in Hai Phong

Sunday, 2018-05-13 15:34:36
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An art performance at the opening ceremony of the festival
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NDO – The Hoa Phuong Do (flamboyant red) Festival 2018 officially opened in the northern port city of Hai Phong on May 12, under the theme “Hai Phong Reaching Out to the Sea”.

The opening ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

The festival is held on the occasion of the 63rd anniversary of the city’s Liberation Day, which falls on May 13.

The festival will also include a carnival parade and art performances by both domestic and foreign troupes.

In addition, a low-range display of fireworks was organised during the gala night at the opening ceremony.

Initiated in 2011, the Flamboyant Flower Festival has become a recognised festival of Hai Phong, symbolising and praising the land and people of this land.