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Tonight, the Opening ceremony of Thay Thim festival 2018 will be taken place - (22/10/2018) Tonight, October, 22nd, 2018 (September, 14th, 2018 in the lunar calendar), at the Thay Thim palace (La Gi town, Binh Thuan province) will be officially taken place the opening ceremony of Dinh Thay Thim festival 2018. This is one of the activities to welcome the 23 years of Binh Thuan tourism Day (October, 24th, 1995 – October, 24th, 2018).

 (photo: Nguyen Vu)
Dinh Thay Thim festival is a traditional cultural folk festival that will be taken place from October, 22nd to October, 24, 2018 (September, 14th – September, 16th, 2018), consists of folk rituals like: rite of “Nghinh Than” (Welcoming Gods), procession of bringing Decree and Certifitcate of Recognition of the relic or rite of “Thi thuc phat loc” (a kind of ceremonial offering that after it finished everybody can take “offerings” home for good luck). Beside that, there are many cultural activities which are very typical and interesting such as: joking, beach volleyball contest, knitting fishing net, carrying basket boat to the sea, unicorn – lion- dragon performance, photo exhibition, singing, dancing…

( photo: Nguyen Vu)
(Photo: Nguyen Vu)

Right after the rituals are the art performances of artists, actors and actresses from Ho Chi Minh City. Among them, there will be one item that sing as a duo about “ the life of Thay Thim “ and two items which are performed by the Blue Sea theater  to praise the interesting features of Binh Thuan destination in order to wave and lure tourists. The opening ceremony will be live broadcasted on Binh Thuan television – BTV.
Nguyen vu
Translated by Van Thao


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