|The annual International Kite Festival - themed Vũ Điệu Hòa Bình (Dance of Peace) - will take place in Vũng Tàu in December. Photo chinhphu.vn |Viet Nam News
BÀ RỊA-VŨNG TÀU – The coastal province of Bà Rịa -Vũng Tàu’s People’s Committee will host its annual International Kite Festival from December 6-12.
This year’s week-long festival, themed Vũ Điệu Hòa Bình (Dance of Peace), will take place on the beautiful beaches of Vũng Tàu City.
The event attracts 60 kite artisans and connoisseurs from 25 countries and territories like Germany, Netherlands, the UK, France, Sweden and Singapore.
Nearly 50 artisans from Việt Nam’s big kite clubs, including Phượng Hoàng of HCM City and Diều Huế of Huế, will also join the event.
There will be competitions in kite making and kite flying. A special night kite performance with sound and lights will also be held.
A food festival to promote traditional Vietnamese cuisine will be organised during the festival.
Performers of art troupes from the province and neighbouring provinces will present music and dance performances to entertain visitors. – VNS