The information was revealed at a press conference in Hanoi on August 30 under the chair of Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Trinh Thi Thuy and Vice Chairman of the Dien Bien People’s Committee Le Van Quy.
Xoe Thai dance has been recognised as national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Photo: VNA)
An art troupe from Laos has been invited to perform at the festival.
Various cultural, sport and tourism events will be held such as performing Thai ethnic traditional costumes, introducing cultural activities of Thai ethnic group, and promoting local tourism products.
Visitors can also learn about Thai ethnic group’s brocade weaving skills and take part in folk games such as walking on stilts, crossbow shooting, and tug of war as well as enjoy “xoe” Thai dance – which has been recognised as national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.