HCM City festival shows beauty of Ao Dai
Update: Mar 10, 2014
Ao Dai, the traditional Vietnamese long dress, was introduced to the public in Ho Chi Minh City on March 8-9.

Themed ”Ao Dai and Flower”, the event was part of celebrations to mark International Women’s Day (March 8) and honour the nation’s traditional cultural values.

The festival attracted many famous fashion designers, well-known artists, and a large number of visitors.

Attendees have the chance to enjoy music and dance performances, a fashion show, a photo exhibition on Ao Dai, an Ao Dai design competition, a beauty pageant, Ao Dai and flower parades, and a puppet show.

A seminar on Vietnamese Ao Dai was held to highlight the value of the traditional dress through the course of history. The event also set a record for the largest number of people wearing Ao Dai on March 8.

Ao Dai helps Vietnamese women look more elegant and beautiful.