A folk music festival and traditional costume display took place in Son La, as part of the second culture, sports and tourism festival in the Vietnam-Laos border area.

The event attracted the participation of more than 50 artists across Vietnamese and Laos provinces that share a border line, including Son La, Dien Bien, Thanh Hoa and Nghe An from Vietnam, and Houaphan, Luang Prabang, Phongsaly, and Xieng Khouang from Laos.

It was part of the second culture, sports and tourism festival in the Vietnam-Laos border area that opened in Son La on July 5 to celebrate the two countries’ 55th relations anniversary, 40th anniversary of the signing of their Treaty on Amity and Cooperation.-VNA​