The festival, scheduled from December 24 to 26, will bring together 13 provinces where H’Mong people reside, including Lai Chau, Thai Nguyen, Lang Son, Cao Bang, Bac Kan, Dien Bien, Nghe An, Thanh Hoa, Hoa Binh, Tuyen Quang, Ha Giang, Yen Bai, and Dak Lak.
The event will feature art performances, a show of traditional costumes, the reproduction of a traditional festival and the cultural practices of H’mong people in the 13 localities.
Festival-goers can participate in a cake making contest, sporting events and folk games, and visit an exhibition introducing the land, culture, tourism, and people of Lai Chau province.
Other prominent activities aimed at rebooting Lai Chau’s tourism sector include the Lai Chau Cultural and Tourism Week in Hanoi, a caravan tour, and a farm trip to Pu Ta Leng Mount.
According to Chairman of Lai Chau provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Tien Dung, the provincial authorities have issued guidance on welcoming visitors from outside the locality, which allows people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter the province.
The province has fully vaccinated about 20% of the eligible population and more than 80% of total people aged 18 and older in the province have had their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.