Various activites for children are being held this summer at the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism to celebrate Children's Day (June 1), Vietnamese Family Day (June 28) and the country's 54 ethnic groups.
|Children will take part in various activites like making toys, playing traditional instruments and folk games. — Photo courtesy of the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism|
The month-long events have gathered nearly 100 representatives from 13 ethnic groups including Tay, Dao, Mong, Thai, Muong and Kho Mu from provinces of Thai Nguyen, Ha Giang, Son La, Hoa Binh, Dien Bien, Thua Thien Hue, Gia Lai, Kon Tum and Ninh Thuan.
Ten representatives from the Ta Oi ethnic minority group from Thua Thien Hue Province will also join in on June 29 and 30.
The highlights of the events are taking place at weekends, when various travel agencies are hosting exhibitions. Various contests like writing, painting and folk games are also being organised.
Children can learn how to make toys, play traditional instruments and folk games of minority groups.
The village is located in Ba Vi District, 40km to the west of Hanoi.