The first national cultural festival of Dao ethnicity people will be held in Tuyen on September 29 and 30 in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang. All preparations for the festival have been made.

Ban Xuan Dong, a Dao ethnic man and artists are rehearsing their performance which will be staged on the opening ceremony of the first national cultural festival of Dao ethnic people.

His team will retrace an extract of “ Le cap sac” (or  Maturity ritual), a rich cultural identity ceremony of Dao people.

Despite poor weather, people have enthusiastically rehearsed for the festival to introduce attractive performances to audiences, featuring cultural identities in the culture of Tuyen Quang’s  Dao group.

The event will open to the public on September 29 and 30, with the participation of more than 1,000 Dao artists and actors from 12 provinces and cities nationwide. Besides art performances, the festival will also include exhibitions.-VNA