The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has approved the final scenario “Culture exchange Festival of Vietnamese different ethnic groups and areas” to be performed in the 1000th Thang Long – Hanoi anniversary. The festival will take place from the 7th to 10th of June, 2010 in Hanoi. The number of participants is about 1000 people including craftsmen, artists, actors from 34 provinces, cities from different areas over the country.
Vietnam: the cultural destination of different colors
With the main topic: “Vietnam: the cultural destination of different colors”, the festival beginning on October the 7th, 2010 will showcase rich cultural identities of different ethnic groups and areas in Vietnam. The main stage will be at the central square in Thong Nhat Park.
After the first night of the festival, the main stage will see the performances of art and traditional clothes. The smaller ones will be the place for Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to display their local special traditional arts, folk games and festivals.
Hanoi is surely the right place for different colors of culture. Demonstrations on the occasion of the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi are also included in the program.
Colors intergration in the Hanoi streets
The festival is a good opportunity to display, honor and promote the cultural identities of different ethnic groups, to show the 54 ethnic groups’ pride of Thang Long – Hanoi.
The festival is an opportunity to present Hanoians’s specific characteristics like: folk games, specialties, distinct food, etc…
The festival will be marked by a Floral Lanterned Night and the music show “Colors of Vietnam’s rivers” at night on October the 8th, 2010. It is the program for river-based culture to be watched, people’s wish for peace and gratefulness for ancestors to be shown.
(Source: Van Hoa)