Various forms of kites across the globe will fly in the sky of Vung Tau city, the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, in a festival from May 8-12.

Announced at a press briefing on April 29, the fifth International Kite Festival is expected to welcome 75 artisans from 29 countries and territories around the world, along with 80 artisans from the host country.

Besides kite performances and competitions, the event will also offer a kite making course taught by experienced artisans.

The festival will take place at Bien Dong (East Sea) Resort, Vung Tau tourism market, Paradise golf course, and the grounds of the administrative centre in Ba Ria city./.