TRAVEL Updated at 14:32:11 06/09/2017  (Views:  965 )
International kite festival kick

International kite festival kicks off in Quang Nam

The 2017 International Kite Festival officially kicked off on June 8 in Hoi An city of Quang Nam province, as part of activities under the framework of the 6th Quang Nam Heritage Festival.

The event features the participation of nearly 200 artisans from domestic clubs and nine countries and territories around the world, such as Canada, Indonesia, Japan, Taiwan (China), the Republic of Korea, China, Thailand, New Zealand and Malaysia.

Kite enthusiasts showed off their handmade kites while giving demonstrations of the traditional craft on the pristine beaches of Quang Nam province.

In addition, several folk games, sports events and beach games will also be held during the festival and continued throughout the summer break.

Deputy Director of the provincial Culture, Sports and Tourism Department Ho Tan Cuong said that the craftsmen will demonstrate kite-making skills, kite decoration and kite flying techniques.

The event is not only an opportunity for artisans to take part in cultural exchange, but also to promote the art of kite flying in Vietnam and countries around the world to domestic and foreign tourists.

The festival will take place until June 10 in Hoi An city and Tam Thanh beach in Tam Ky city.

Source: NDO


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