|Vietnamese martial arts performers, Nguyen Thi Tuyet Loan (R) and Tran Thanh Son at Chungju World Martial Arts Festival in South Korea (Photo: Sggp)|
The opening ceremony will take place at Phu Tho Indoor Stadium on April 20, and closing ceremony will be held at September 23rd Park.
The event aims to mark the establishment of the ASEAN Community comprising three pillars, namely, ASEAN Security Community, ASEAN Economic Community and ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community.
The festival is co-organized by the the General Department of Sports and Physical Training, the World Martial Arts Union (WoMAU) and the municipal People’s Committee. It is expected to become a biennial event.