The Dien Bien provincial Department of Culture, Sports and
Tourism will host an assortment of cultural activities to celebrate the National
Day (September 2).
Locals in Dien Bien province playing folk games (Photo: baodienbienphu.com.vn)
Accordingly, an arts programme to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the August
Revolution and National Day will be held at May 7 Square in Dien Bien Phu
Local artists will bring to the stage folk songs and dances praising the Party,
Uncle Ho, the Vietnamese land and people, and the cultural beauty of ethnic
groups in Dien Bien province.
A range of folk games and sporting events will take place around the Dien Bien
Phu Victory Monument Site, inviting locals and visitors to take part in
competitions of ‘Con’ (cloth ball) throwing, bag jumping, tug of war, and 'to ma
le' (throwing seeds of the 'ma le' fruit).
On the occasion, the Dien Bien Phu Victory Museum and Dien Bien provincial
Museum will be open for free for visitors throughout September 2.