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Boat races celebrate Lunar New Year

Update: February, 22/2018 - 16:00
Making waves: A boat race was held on the Đăk Bla River in the Central Highlands (Tây Nguyên) province of Kon Tum on Monday by the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. — VNA/VNS Photo Quang Thái
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TUYÊN QUANG — As part of a series of cultural activities being held across the country, a boat racing competition was held on the Lô River in the northern province of Tuyên Quang, on Monday, or the fourth day of the Lunar New Year. 

The festivity – a unique river festival of Tuyên Quang City – highlights the glorious history and spirit to conquer the rivers of the people in Tuyên Quang Province.

The festival, held annually by the Tuyên Quang City’s People’s Committee on the occasion of the Lunar New Year, has attracted thousands of locals and visitors.

Also on Monday, a boat race was held on the Đăk Bla River in the Central Highlands (Tây Nguyên) province of Kon Tum. 29 boat races attracted the participation of nearly 600 people from Bình Hòa and Quang Điền communes of Krong Ana District. — VNS

 

 

Popular event: 29 boat races held on the Đăk Bla River in the Central Highlands (Tây Nguyên) province of Kon Tum on Monday, attracting the participation of nearly 600 people from Bình Hòa and Quang Điền communes of Krong Ana District. — VNA/VNS Photo Quang Thái
On the water: As part of a series of cultural activities being held across the country, a boat racing competition was held on the Lô River in the northern province of Tuyên Quang, on Monday, or the fourth day of the Lunar New Year. — VNA/VNS Photo Quang Cường
Celebrating culture: The boat race on the Lô River highlights the glorious history of the people in Tuyên Quang Province. The festival is held annually by the Tuyen Quang City’s People’s Committee on the occasion of the Lunar New Year. — VNA/VNS Photo Quang Cường

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