Folk music, fashion show in celebration of Vietnam-Laos ties hinh anh 1A performance at the Vietnam - Laos folk music festival in Son La (Photo: VOV)

Son La (VNA) – A folk music festival and traditional costume display took place in the northern mountainous province of Son La on July 6.

The event attracted the participation of more than 50 artists across Vietnamese and Lao 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.

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

The festival is scheduled to be rounded off with a ceremony on July 7 evening.-VNA