The event drew the participation of artistic troupes from ten countries, including China, India, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

Vietnam Contemporary Art Theater has had carefully arranged performances imbued with Vietnamese cultural identities, contributing to introducing to international friends special characteristics of the country and its people as well as traditional culture of Vietnam.

In particular, the dance of the seasonal bell, expressing the spring welcome ceremony of Cham ethnic people, has received a lot of long applause and compliments by international and Thai friends.

Following are several photos about the festival:

ASEAN Ethnic Festival in Thailand from March 6th to 11th (Source:

Compiled by BTA