Ban flower festival 2019 kicks off in Son La

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Friday, March 15, 2019 – 22:05:00 Print

Ban flowers in Son La (Source: Internet)
Son La (VNA) – The Ban Flower Festival 2019 – the popular spring flower festival of
the north and northwestern regions, kicked off in the northwestern mountainous
province of Son La on March 15.

The annual event,
named after the most beautiful flower in the region, ban flower (scientifically
known as Bauhinia Variegata), aims to honour and preserve values of the local
culture while combining cultural preservation with tapping tourism potential.

A highlight of
the three-day event is a music show with hundreds of professional and amateur
artists taking part.

A cultural camp
competition, display of local signature products, and folk games will also be

The event affords
the province a chance to popularise its nature, history and culture to domestic
and foreign visitors.-VNA


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