24/02/2018 10:32 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Over 100 artisans join Gia Lai ethnic festival

A spring festival highlighting ethnic culture in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai took place at the provincial museum on February 23 with the participation of over 100 artisans. 
 
The event featured performances of the Central Highlands Gong, Mong people’s khen (a type of bamboo pipe), Muong people’s Xoe dance and singing, and dances by the Tay, Nung, Muong and Thai ethnic groups. The know-how of the San Chi ethnics’ traditional weaving was also performed. 
 
Visitors were treated to folk games, like tug of war and stilt walking, and local culinary delights, including rice cooked in bamboo tubes and grilled chicken. 
 
The festival was to help promote Gia Lai tourism, preserve typical ethnic features, and consolidate the solidarity of the ethnic communities. -VNA/VNP