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Mường Thanh hosts north-western culture festival

Update: March, 22/2018 - 06:00
Customers will have a chance to enjoy the quintessence of northwestern region’s cuisine. — Photo courtesy of Mường Thanh Hospitality
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — An event featuring north-western cuisine and culture is taking place at Mường Thanh hotels nationwide and in Laos.

Tết Mường Thanh, is organised during the month of March at the chain of Mường Thanh hotels as a response to the signature spring festival of Điện Biên Province, or Hoa Ban Festival, which takes place on March 17-19. March is the time orchids and peach blossom everywhere in the north-western region. Ethnic people living in the region organise many festivals to pray for good health and prosperity.

Pork steamed in bamboo leaves, one speciality of the north-western region. — Photo courtesy of Mường Thanh Hospitality

Attending Tết Mường Thanh festivals, customers will have a chance to enjoy unique cuisine such as wild vegetables, dried buffalo meat and xôi ngũ sắc (five coloured sticky rice); try Thái traditional costumes; and join múa sạp tinkling dance. It’s a traditional Thai dance, which involves two

people or more beating, tapping bamboo poles against two poles on the ground and against each other.  — VNS

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