Vung Tau hosts International Kite Festival

The 3rd International Kite Festival is being held at the Bien Dong tourist area in the coastal city of Vung Tau in Ba Ria - Vung Tau Province from April 8 to 11.

Vietnamese national flag, shaped like a kite, in the festival. (Photo: Tuoitre)

Around 120 artisans from 25 countries will participate in the event. The host nation will have four kite teams representing the North, Central, Southern regions and the Ba Ria - Vung Tau province.

A special kite performance titled “Under the same sky” with participation of female artists from South Africa, Singapore and Indonesia will be the highlight of the festival.

Various cultural activities including a kite exhibition and exchanges between delegates will be organized during the event.

The 2nd International Kite Festival themed “"Legends of a Thousand years” was held in Vung Tau last March. The festival had attracted 69 international kite artists from 24 countries and 70 local artisans with more than 300 kites.

Compiled by Kim Khanh

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