A paragliding festival will transpire September 22-24 at the Khau Pha Pass in the district of Mu Cang Chai in northern Yen Bai Province, reports the HanoiMoi online newspaper.


The festival expects to draw the participation of 100 athletes.

Khau Pha is one of the highest mountain passes in Vietnam, more than 1,200 metres above sea level. 

                                                          Source: VOV

Related Topics


Temple of Literature to host first-ever summer programme for children

Hanoi’s Temple of Literature will host a first-ever summer programme for children from June 1 to August 20, which is designed to educate children on Vietnamese traditional cultural values while improving their life skills.

Then singing festival wraps up in Ha Giang

The sixth national festival celebrating the art of Then singing and the Tinh gourd lute of the Tay, Nung, and Thai ethnic groups concluded in the northernmost province of Ha Giang on May 14.

Classes preserve Cong ethnic minority’s folk art

The Cong ethnic group in Muong Te district, the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau, is one of the most disadvantaged ethnic minorities in Vietnam, but the group boasts a diverse cultural life with traditional values.

Ha Long – 2018 destination of Vietnamese photographers

Vietnamese professional and amateur photographers have until July 31 to send their photo to take part in a biennial national art photo exhibition, which assess the achievements of Vietnamese photographers in the last two years.

Meritorious Artist Ha Pham Thang Long: You need devotion while doing arts

Once praised as the leading opera singer in Vietnam, Meritorious Artist Ha Pham Thang Long retired from the stage four years ago and is now working as a lecturer. In an interview with Nhan Dan (People) Weekly, she shared her thoughts on how to develop opera in Vietnam.

The “fairy” in Lac Village, Hoa Binh

(HBO) – Upon arriving in Lac Village – located in Chieng Chau, in the Mai Chau district of Hoa Binh province – you will understand why the locals here have come to call Vi Thi Thuan, a Thai ethnic minority woman, "Co Tien”, or "Fairy” in English.