Festival featuring Mong ethnic people of Ha Giang opens in Hanoi

A festival featuring Mong ethnic people of Ha Giang province opened in Hanoi on Friday.

The three-day cultural festival includes a musical concert, a traditional costume fashion show, food festival, and a series of activities of the Mong.

Visitors can participate in linen weaving, pan pipe dance, and senh tien (castanets with strung coins) dance.

There are rituals of Gau Tao, the most important festival of the Mong, held in early spring to express the people's gratitude to Heaven and Earth and pray for good luck and happiness in the New Year.

The festival is a prelude to the second National Mong Ethnic Cultural Day, scheduled for next Friday and Saturday in Ha Giang City.

Source: VOV5