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Soc Trang (VNA) – The Soc Trang Open “Lan, Su, Rong” (Unicorn, Lion, Dragon) Dance championship kicked off for the first time in the Mekong Delta province on February 5.

It brings together 21 troupes from the Mekong Delta region, southern Binh Duong province and Ho Chi Minh City. Best among them are the troupes from Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong, Can Tho and Dong Thap where the traditional dance and sport art has been developed.

These troupes are expected to show off their skills with a wide range of breath-taking performances during the competition which aims to encourage the practice of the dance not only in the region but also across the nation.

The competition is scheduled to end late on February 6.-VNA