International kite festival to color Vung Tau City

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Vietnamembassy - 5th international kite festival in Vung Tau in May 2014Just 3 days left and you will have a chance to see a lot of kites flying on the sky of Vung Tau – a beach town in Vietnam.

This year International Kite Festival will be held from May 8- 12 with the theme of “Flying with Vietnam”.

The event is expected to see participation of artisans from 22 nations and territories including the Europe, America, Asia and Australia. In addition, it is also expected to draw attention of a large number of tourists to Vung Tau.

Four Vietnamese teams from Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Buon Me Thuot will join local teams from Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province.

A highlight of the festival will be a Vietnamese-Canadian artisan’s performance of dieu sao (flute kite), a kind of Vietnamese kite, which can be controlled with two strings or four strings.

A  series of other activities including a freestyle kite performances, Rokkaku kite flying competition  and a kite-making course will also be held during the five-day event.

The opening ceremony of the festival will take place in the hall of Vung Tau’s Intourco Resort and will be followed by kite performances and competitions at Paradise Resort Golf Course, Vung Tau Tourism Market Area, Bien Dong Resort and Vung Tau Intourco Resort (all in Vung Tau). It promise an exciting experience for any participant.