A ethnic festival in Central Highlands province of Gia Lai 

A sculpture artisan from Gia Lai province (Photo source: dangcongsan.vn)

The event was co-organized by the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and Gia Lai Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism to introduce culture and people of Gia Lai province, preserve and promote the cultural heritage of the ethnic minority people to domestic and international participants

Visitors enjoy making typical folklore toys at the event
Caking making under the guidance of volunteers

Folklore games at the event

Diverse cultural activities originating from Gia Lai such as gong performances, folk singing and dancing, musical instruments, basket weaving, brocade weaving and local cuisine of the Ba Na and Gia Rai ethnic minority groups were held.

The festival also drew the participation of foreigners (Photo source: congthuong.vn)

Performances of fantastic lion dances, folk games, typical folklore toy making during the mid-autumn festival such as paper doctor, star-shaped lantern and mashed dried fruit, cake making  under the guidance of craftsmen and volunteers took place during the event./.

Compiled by BTA