Cultural activities to celebrate National Day in Dien Bien

Monday, 2018-08-27 11:49:01
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Locals in Dien Bien province playing folk games (Photo: baodienbienphu.com.vn)
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NDO – The Dien Bien provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism will host an assortment of cultural activities to celebrate the National Day (September 2).

Accordingly, an arts programme to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the August Revolution and National Day will be held at May 7 Square in Dien Bien Phu province.

Local artists will bring to the stage folk songs and dances praising the Party, Uncle Ho, the Vietnamese land and people, and the cultural beauty of ethnic groups in Dien Bien province.

A range of folk games and sporting events will take place around the Dien Bien Phu Victory Monument Site, inviting locals and visitors to take part in competitions of ‘Con’ (cloth ball) throwing, bag jumping, tug of war, and 'to ma le' (throwing seeds of the 'ma le' fruit).

On the occasion, the Dien Bien Phu Victory Museum and Dien Bien provincial Museum will be open for free for visitors throughout September 2.