Ha Giang hosts H'Mong flute festival and culinary festival
The H’Mong Khen (Flute) Festival and Culinary Festival of northern-central-southern regions, officially opened in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang on April 22.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Chairman of Ha Giang Provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Son stressed, that the organisation of the H’Mong Flute Festival and the Culinary Festival of three regions, aims to promote the linkage for tourism development, contributing to promoting and improving the competitiveness of tourism industry in the localities.
The art programme themed “Spring in the Highlands” at the opening ceremony brought audiences to many interesting performances, which are imbued with the cultural identity of Ha Giang locals.
The event aims to honour the flute art of the H’Mong people, which was recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage, as well as the rich and distinctive culinary values of the northern-central-southern regions and the culinary quintessence of Japan and China.
Visitors will have the chance to experience and immerse themselves in the cultural space of ethnic groups, learn about the legend of the H'Mong flute, and enjoy the sound of the H’Mong flute.
The cultural and culinary festival of the three regions features more than 40 unique culinary items at 60 pavilions, by units from 14 provinces and cities around the country and two international booths.
Within the framework of the festival, visitors can experience many cultural and art activities and folk games in the centre of Ha Giang City and the districts of the Dong Van Karst Plateau Global Geopark.