More than 300 artists perform Lam Dong ethnic culture festival

Friday, 2019-04-26 13:57:22
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The third sports and culture festival of ethnic groups in Lam Dong province opens
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NDO – The third sports and culture festival of ethnic groups in Lam Dong province kicked off at Bao Loc city, Lam Dong province, on April 25.

The opening ceremony featured more than 300 artisans from 12 districts and cities in Lam Dong province to participate in local cultural performances.

With the theme "Ban Sac Nam Tay Nguyen” (Southern Central Highlands’ Character), the festival recreates rituals and customs of local ethnic groups such as K'Ho, Chu Ru and Chau Ma.

The ceremony also features gong performances, Xoang dance, community activities and showcasing of cuisine.

On this occasion, the leader of Lam Dong province also awarded the title of "Excellent Artisan", which was conferred by the President to nine individuals who are from ethnic minorities in the area with intangible cultural heritage, including folk performing arts, folk knowledge, social practices and beliefs.

The two-day festival also has many activities such as sports competitions, folk games, folk cuisine, and a singing competition.

The closing ceremony will take place on the evening of April 26.