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Cao Bang to host National Dance & Music Festival

Released at: 08:47, 29/06/2018

Cao Bang to host National Dance & Music Festival

The performance of the art troupe from Vinh Phuc at the National Dance and Music Festival 2015. Photo: Camuanhacvp.com

Festival being held from June 29 to July 7 in northern Cao Bang province.

by Le Diem

The National Dance and Music Festival 2018 will take place from June 29 to July 7 in the northern province of Cao Bang.

The opening gala night will be broadcast live from the Cao Bang Convention Center on Vietnam Television.

Twelve artistic troupes with famous local singers from northern cities and provinces such as Dien Bien, Son La, Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang, Cao Bang, Bac Kan, Thai Nguyen, Vinh Phuc, Thanh Hoa and Hai Phong will perform, was will the Viet Bac Folk Dance and Music Delegation.

Each troupe will be on stage for 80-110 minutes and perform typical music and dance from their locality, showing the cultural identity of ethnic minority groups and the richness and diversity of their art.

A gold, silver and bronze medal will be presented to the three best performances, with other awards for best director, musician, painter, fashion designer, etc.

Three troupes will also tour the districts of Trung Khanh and Ha Quang and Cao Bang city.

Organized every three years by the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism in cooperation with local authorities, the festival allows artists to perform and meet in order to enhance their professionalism. The festival also honors groups and individuals making significant contributions to performance art in Vietnam.

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