Elaborate kites being strung up for the annual festival. Photo courtesy of Travel to Vung Tau. Take me there
This yearly festival is held in the south province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau, just a short distance from Ho Chi Minh City. Over 80 Vietnamese kite artisans from 29 additional countries participate in this fun-filled festival. Thousands of colourful kites soar above the beaches of Vung Tau and are complemented by additional activities including kite making workshops, kite performances and kite competitions.