(HBO) - From 3rd to 5th January, the People's Committee of Pa Co
commune organizes Gau Tao festival to celebrate the Party, the Year of the Rat
in 2020. Gau Tao festival of Mong ethnic people in Mai Chau district is a
traditional folk festival as well as a cultural and religious activity that
have existed for a long time. The festival has been restored since 2017. In the
joyful and bustling atmosphere of the days which are close to the Lunar New
Year, Mong ethnic people in Hang Kia and Pa Co communes have all gathered at
the Stadium of Sports & Culture in Xa Linh hamlet, Pa Co commune to
participate in the special activities of the festival.
The group of photos capturing the impressive images at the Gau Tao Festival in 2020:
The performing arts
bearing the cultural identity of Mong ethnic people are being performed at the
The ritual ceremony of
Neu tree making, the highlight of Gau Tao festival in Pa Co and Hang Kia
communes, Mai Chau.
A lot of items are
sold at food stalls such as Day cakes, plum vegetables, passion fruits,
radishes ... and Thang Co (a kind of dish from the horse’s viscera - the
indispensable dish in the upland fair.
The local people and
tourists are eager to participate in the stages to make an important dish of
the New Year of Mong ethnic people - Day cakes.
At the end of the
ceremony, people are spreading out to visit the food stalls and participating
in the special folk games.
(HBO) - Hoa Binh city in the province of the same name has paid due attention to infrastructure development, giving a facelift to the city. (Photo: Leaders of Hoa Binh province and Hoa Binh city cut the ribbon to open Hoa Binh 3 bridge to traffic).