The final round of the 2013 Vietnam folk song festival for the
mountainous northern region got underway on April 6 in Thai Nguyen
province with the participation of 12 art troupes.
Veteran masters and amateur singers from 12 provinces offered a feast of
14 special performances of folk singing and dancing, featuring unique
lyrics and tunes that reflect the distinctive cultural values of ethnic
people in the mountainous northern area.
festival aims to not only create a playing ground for those who love
folk songs, but also preserve and promote the traditional
characteristics of ethnic group art forms.
The most outstanding pieces will be performed at the National Folk Song Festival finals in May.
The event was organised by Vietnam Television in coordination with the provincial authorities.-VNA