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August, 22 2014 10:40:28

Bac Giang to host sixth festival for ethnic minorities

Northern Bac Giang Province will host its sixth festival of culture, sports and tourism for ethnic minorities in October, according to the provincial People's Committee.

The event, held every two years, aims to honour the local people's values and cultural identity and provides an opportunity for ethnic minority groups to strengthen solidarity and exchange experiences in preserving and promoting their culture, sports and tourism potential.

It will feature a conference on tourism, and activities including a series of art performances showcasing traditional customs, costumes, food, folk games and sports. — VNS



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