Xòe, a traditional dance of Thái ethnic people will be highlighted at the festival featuring Thái ethnic culture. Photo vietnamnet.vn HÀ NỘI Features of ethnic Thái culture will be presented through various activities held in the northern province of Điện Biên on October 18 to 20. The second Thái cultural festival will be held with the participation of 600 artisans and artists from Thái groups of Sơn La, Lai Châu, Yên Bái, Thanh Hóa and Điện Biên. A troupe from Luang Namtha Province, Laos, will also perform at the festival. The event aims to preserve and promote Thái people’s unique culture in the process of national integration and development, according to Nguyễn Thị Hải Nhung, director of the Department of Ethnic Culture under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. “The festival will help enhance mutual understanding between Thái and other ethnic groups, strengthening national solidarity,” she said. “It’s also a chance to introduce the cultural and tourism potential of Điện Biên Province.” With the theme ‘Preserving and Promoting Thái Culture in the Period of Integration and Innovation’, the festival also introduces foreign tourists to the diverse culture of the country.xòe, a traditional dance of the Thái, which has… Read full this story
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