Southern region’s Vietnam Folk Song Festival 2015 kicked off

The Vietnam Folk Song Festival 2015 in the Southern region opened in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap on May 6.

The opening ceremony of the Vietnam Folk Song Festival 2015 in the Southern region (Photo:SGGP).

More than 200 artists of 12 art troupes from 12 provinces and cities in the region participated in the event.

Excellent performances will be chosen for the National Folk Song Festival 2015 which will take place in Nghe An Province’s Vinh City from May 12-16.

The Vietnam Folk Song Festival is held biennially by the Vietnam Television since 2005. Besides discovering talent, the event also aims at keeping alive the traditional music and fostering a love for folk song among the people.

A perfromance by the Dong Thap Province's art troupe  (Photo:SGGP)

By Van Tuan – Translated by Kim Khanh

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