(BGO) – Bac Giang – part of the Kinh Bac heritage land, boasts a great number of cultural identities, which are saliently featured in local spring festivals.
The bustling atmosphere of spring festivals is seen in ancient communal houses and pagodas in ancient villages along rivers, quan ho (love duet) singing or “Sli”, “Luon”, and “Soong hao” tunes of ethnic minority groups in mountainous areas.
The “Sinh tien dancing” at Tho Ha festival in Van Ha commune (Viet Yen district).
Re-enacting the ardour of the fight against foreign invaders at the Xuong Giang festival (Bac Giang city).
The farewell moment of the twinning villages Huong Mai and Viet Tien (Viet Yen district).
The “cau” procession at the Tien Luc festival (Lang Giang district).
Preparing for processions in a village’s festival.
Farm produce exhibited at the Cau Vong festival (Tan Yen district).
San Diu ethnic people in a singing festival in Phong Van commune (Luc Ngan district).
The goat fighting was organised for the first time at the first cultural festival of ethnic minority groups in Yen The district.
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