On Ba Den mountain in Tay Ninh (Photo: VNA)
Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Ngoc said the festival is one of the outstanding symbols of mother goddess worshipping in the south. It is also considered a major folk festival in the southeast and Tay Ninh in particular.
Earlier, southern amateur singing in Tay Ninh, Chhay-dam drum dancing, Trang Bang rice paper were also recognised as national intangible cultural heritages.
On the occasion, seven local folk artists were also awarded with the title “Meritorious Artist”.