HBO – The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Hoa Binh province has just organised the 2017 Popular Art Festival. The opening ceremony was attended by Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Chuong.
The biennial event aimed to preserve
the traditional cultural values and identities, contributing to promoting the
lands, people and cultural traditions of local ethnic groups.
This also formed part of activities
to mark the 72nd anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19),
the National Day (September 2), and the 72nd traditional day of the
Culture and Information sector; and the 70th anniversary of the
province’s armed forces.
According to organisers, the two-day
event included numerous attractive performances which were carefully prepared,
attracting crowds of spectators.
The Muong ethnic minority’s Gong dance "Nhom dat nhom Muong” of the Tan
Lac team wins A prize at the festival.
The organizing board presented
20 A prizes, 24 B prizes, and
12 C prizes for outstanding
Six A prizes were awarded to six
teams from Hoa Binh city, Lac Thuy, Tan Lac, Yen Thuy, Mai Chau, and Cao Phong
districts. Five other teams received B prizes, namely Lac Son, Kim Boi, Luong
Son, Ky Son and Da Bac districts.
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