|Young singers will perform in the Lantern Festival 2017 at HCM City’s Vạn Phúc Urban Area in Thủ Đức District. — VNS Photo Khôi Nguyên |Viet Nam News
HCM CITY— The Lantern Festival 2017 will take place at HCM City’s Vạn Phúc Urban Area in Thủ Đức District next week.
The event will include cultural and art activities staged by Vietnamese and Korean artists.
It will open with a show of hundreds of lanterns in red, yellow and blue, including 45 big lanterns made by a group of Vietnamese and Korean artisans.
A number of Vietnamese music, dance and circus performances will also be featured.
The nightly performances will include pop stars and young singers such as Diệp Lâm Anh and Trương Quỳnh Anh.
The festival’s featured performances include a gala music event on Christmas Eve, which will include 100 singers, dancers and theatre artists in Việt Nam and other Asian countries
The artists will stage contemporary music and dance performances with sound and light effects.
The festival will also include a food and tourist fair with 200 stalls from foreign and domestic companies.
A photo exhibition will introduce colour works of famous landscapes and tourist destinations in Korea, Japan, Singapore and Việt Nam.
The Lantern Festival 2017 will open at 7pm on December 12 and run through the New Year. Entry is free. — VNS