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Various celebrations planned for

Various celebrations planned for Lunar New Year festival

BTO- Binh Thuan Department of Culture-Sports and Tourism lately launched a program planned for local people and visitors to celebrate Lunar New Year festival, year of the Rat 2020, with a series of activities in the fields of culture, sports, tourism and arts.

1.     Cultural, artistic shows in Phan Thiet City:  

- At the provincial center of Culture and Cinema (Nguyen Tat Thanh Square) : from January 24-28 (from the last day of lunar December, Year of the Pig through the 4th day of the first month, year of the Rat), there will be many artistic programs to ring in the lunar new year, as follows: a music show to welcome New Year’s Eve (night of January 24), a special music and dance performance themed “Hello Spring” is scheduled for the night of January 25 (the first day of the lunar new year); a program “Don ca Tai tu” (Southern amateur music and singing) will take place on January 26; Acoustic music show (January 27); finale of Bolero songs will be held in the evening of January 28 (the fourth day of the lunar new year). In addition, this venue is expected to host an artistic photo exhibition “Colors of Binh Thuan” and a bird singing contest to welcome the lunar New year festival.

- At Vo Van Kiet Park: A multi-colored performance on New Year’s Eve in the night of January 24 and a flower street with the topic “Phan Thiet with aspiration of flying high” will run from January 22 to 29.

- At the provincial Convention Center: the street-style arts program in celebration of Lunar New year’s Eve  is expected to take place with the performance of artists from Bien Xanh (Blue Ocean) Music and Dance Troupe, and particularly a New Year firework display at Le Hong Phong bridge.

- At the Phan Thiet City’s center for Culture-Sports and Tourism (near PhanThiet Market): there will be an art show under the theme “Celebrating the Party and the Spring - Year of the Rat” for the locals and visitors after they welcome the new Year’s Eve (the evening of January 25).

Besides, many resorts and tourist destinations in Binh Thuan will also organize cultural, artistic activities for domestic and international tourists to celebrate Vietnamese traditional Tet festival. Especially, Cham folk culture and music programs will be held at Posah Inu Cham tower form January 26-30) along with with a photo exhibition, performances of making Cham ginger-shaped cakes, weaving, making Cham pottery …

-         At the Binh Thuan center for Cham culture exhibition (Bac Binh district): Many  activities are scheduled to take place in serve of visitors within 2 days (January 26-27). Accordingly, folk games, folk music and traditional costume performance.

- Ho Chi Minh Museum-Binh Thuan Branch (Phan Thiet city) will open doors to welcome local people and visitors from January 19 through the whole February, with a series of events, such as: photo exhibition “Colors of Binh Thuan”, photos on display (20 photos and souvenirs of Uncle Ho, 30 photos the journey towards dreams, and 20 photos featuring Phan thiet city in the past).

2. Tourism activities: As usual, hereafter the traditional sporting events for the local and visitors to celebrate Tet in Binh Thuan:

- The traditional boat race on Ca Ty river (Phan Thiet city) will take place in January 26 (the second day of the lunar year of Rat).

- Running contest to conquer sand dunes in Mui  Ne (January 28)

- Ta Cu mountain Climbing contest (January 31).

Translated by Phuong Lan (Source: Binh Thuan Online)


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