Quang Nam hosts third Central Ethnic Culture Festival
Update: Jun 08, 2018
Thirteen provinces will participate in the third Central Ethnic Culture Festival on August 15 in the central province of Quang Nam. 

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They include the central provinces of Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh and Phu Yen and the three south central provinces of Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan. 

Themed Central Ethnic Culture Identity Preservation and Development in the Integration Period, the festival will be held from August 15 to 17 with a wide range of activities, such as an amateur music festival, ethnic costume show, exhibition, sports and tourism promotion. The festival will also offer visitors varieties of cuisine.

The highlight will be the performance of traditional rituals.

The opening ceremony of the festival will be held at 8pm at 24-3 Square in Tam Ky City and will be aired live on Viet Nam National Television. 

The festival aims to honour the cultural values and diversity of 54 ethnic groups in Viet Nam. It will provide an opportunity for artisans, traditional art performers and athletes to meet and exchange their experiences to preserve the traditional cultural values of ethnic groups in the central region.