Visitors flocked to an exhibition showcasing the traditional costume of Raglai ethnic people, held in Bac Ai district of central Ninh Thuan province on August 30.

Along with art performances, it formed part of the first ever cultural festival for this ethnic minority held in the locality.

Over 500 Raglai artisans, artists and musicians from the four provinces of Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan, Khanh Hoa and Lam Dong participated in the festival.

Visitors were treated to traditional dances, songs and music, as well as re-enactments of several traditional rituals such as marriage, celebrating a new harvest, and praying for rain.

They also had a chance to contemplate the traditional costumes which have a unique character preserved by Raglai people for a very long time.-VNA