General Director of Enthnic Culture Affair Nguyen Thi Hai Nhung, Vice Chairman Tran Van Tan, leaders of 13 central provinces attended.
During the 3-day event, locals and visitors were treated to a variety of performances of 20 ethnic groups living in 13 provinces of Vietnam’s central region. 2,000 artists and athletes participated in folk singing and dancing and traditional games. This is an occassion for artisans, actors and athletes from the central provinces to meet and exchange their traditional cultural identity, to introduce and honor the cultural values, contributing to reate a colorful and vibrant cultural space of ethnic groups in the Central Vietnam.
At the closing ceremony, the Organization Committee awarded A,B,C, to the performances of traditional costumes, cuisines, characteristics. For sports and folks, the Organizing Committee awarded the first prize to Quang Nam, second prize belongs to Nghe An and third prize belongs to Thua Thien Hue province.
The fourth festival will be held in 2021 in Binh Dinh province.