First festival of Vietnam’s martial arts wraps up hinh anh 1A performance of young marial artists at the festival (Photo:

Hanoi (VNA) – As many as 21 gold, 33 silver and 44 bronze medals were presented to participants of an international festival on Vietnam’s martial arts, which concluded on March 28 in Nha Trang city of the coastal central province of Khanh Hoa.

The three-day festival, the first of its kind, was co-oganised by the Vietnamese Traditional Martial Arts Federation and Khanh Hoa’s Department of Culture and Sports.

It drew the participation of four international delegations and 55 domestic ones from 24 localities nationwide.

The festival aimed to honour cultural values and the quintessence of Vietnam’s martial arts, along with promoting traditional martial arts to foreign friends.-VNA