International kite festival opens in Vung Tau
The second international kite festival 2010 opened in Vung Tau City on March 26.
Kites festival in Vung Tau - Vietnam
The three day festival, themed Huyen Thoai – Ngan Nam (Legend of 1,000 Years), saw 300 kites in a variety of shapes and colours by 69 artisans from 24 countries and territories, including Australia, Cambodia, Canada, Japan, the Republic of Korea, France, the UK, the US, New Zealand etc.
Vietnam joins the festival with artisans divided into four teams: three representing for the North, the Centre and the South of Vietnam and one from the host Ba Ria – Vung Tau province.
A special performance which is considered the highlight of the festival, is taking place tonight with kites flying in combination with light and sound.
During the festival which will last until March 28, there are different kinds of colourful kites on sale at the Imperial Plaza and the Bien Dong (East Sea) resort.
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