2024 Ha Long Carnival: First festival on the sea
Update: Apr 09, 2024
The opening ceremony of the 2024 Ha Long Carnival Festival will be held on April 28, featuring performances and parades on both the sea and sandy shores of the popular UNESCO-recognised bay for the first time.

The festival will be held on the sea for the first time.

As scheduled, the festival will be officially launched at 8.10pm on April 28 at the beach of Ocean Park in Bai Chay ward. This will be the first-ever carnival on the sea in Vietnam.

The festival will bring together domestic creative teams, leading artists, and craftsmen, as well as troupes from Japan’s Hokkaido, China’s Guangxi, Laos, Thailand, and Europe. The stage is set to harmoniously combine elements both on the shore and on the sea, with hundreds of vessels participating. 

The program will incorporate elements of musical theater art, harmoniously combining with history and culture to highlight the values of the Ha Long Bay natural heritage.

A notable highlight of the 2024 Carnival will be the drone light displays, featuring illuminated models combined with fireworks displays, LED technology, sound, and light, etc.

Furthermore, as part of the Ha Long tourism week 2024, the city will host a series events, including the opening of a culinary pedestrian street, a sport tournament, a festival of beer and the province’s famous fried squid patties, as well as lion-dragon dance, modern dance, and kite festivals.

By Hoang Nga

Quang Ninh Online - english.baoquangninh.vn - Apr 9, 2024