Tuyen Quang to host biggest street festival
Update: Aug 28, 2014
The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang will hold the Tuyen Quang City Festival from September 5-7, with the participation of performance troupes from the Republic of Korea, Laos, China and Belarus.

The street event will entail a range of activities, such as sport competitions and musical performances, looking to promote the province’s cultural and historical value, as well as attract tourists.

A parade of large, beautiful locally-made lanterns will form part of the Tuyen Quang City Festival which is held annually, often on the occasion of the Mid -Autumn Festival of children.

Giant lantern – an indispensible object enticing children during their festival, has contributed to the naming of the Tuyen Quang City Festival as the one having the biggest lanterns by the Viet Nam Guinness Book.

Tuyen Quang has more than 300 places of interest, including the nationally important sites of Tan Trao, Kim Binh, Kim Quan, and Lang Ngoi – Da Ban.

Steeped in revolutionary history and diverse ethnic cultures, Tuyen Quang is celebrated as a place of cultural exchange for ethnic minorities in the North, and is featured in traditional festivals, legends and folksongs.