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Dragon dance festival to celebrate Ha Noi's liberation

Update: September, 30/2014 - 14:30
The fourth dragon dance festival will be held near the Hoan Kiem Lake on October 4. — Photo chinhphu.vn

HA NOI (VNS) — Ha Noi will hold the fourth dragon dance festival this Saturday, as part of a series of cultural activities to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the city's liberation on October 10.

The Ha Noi Dragon Dance Festival 2014 will take place from 1.30pm to 18.30pm at the King Ly Thai To Park, opposite the Hoan Kiem (Sword) Lake.

According to the organising board, the festival features pairs of dragon dancers from all districts in the city, promising a large-scale event with motley-embroidered dragons.

After the dragon dance and an award ceremony, the pairs of dragon dancers will parade around the Hoan Kiem Lake, which has been decorated with fresh flowers and flashing lights to create a joyful and festive ambience for the local people and foreign tourists alike. —VNS

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