The festival includes many activities, including ancestral offerings, a drum performance, a procession and various folk games, attracting both locals and visitors.
Under the decision, three other sites in Bac Lieu province were also added to the national relics list, including the Thien Hau Cung and Dinh Tan Huong architectural, artistic relics and the commemorative site of musician Cao Van Lau.
Concert commemorates the late musician Trinh Cong Son
A concert Nhung Som Mai Viet Nam (Mornings Vietnam) will be held at Ho Ban Nguyet (Crescent Lake) Park in Phu My Hung, HCMC on April 5.
The event commemorates the 13th anniversary of Trinh Cong Son’s death. Audience will enjoy famous pieces by Son including Chieu Tren Que Huong Toi (Afternoon in My Country), Mot Buoi Sang Mua Xuan (A Spring Morning), Nguoi Gia Va Em Be (The Elderly and Children), Goi Ten Bon Mua (Call the Names of Four Seasons).
Saxophonist Tran Manh Tuan, director xem bong da Nguyen Quang Dung, well-known singers Cam Van, Thanh Lam, Hong Nhung, Duc Tuan, Hoang Quyen, Dinh Huong, and contestants of reality TV show Giong Hat Viet Nhi 2013 (The Voice Kids) will perform the show.
The performance will be broadcasted on HTV7, HTV9, VTV4 channels.
On April 11, a music show Bong Nui (The Shadow of the Mountain) honoring Son will also take place at the Soviet-Vietnamese Friendship Cultural Palace in Hanoi.
Vocalists Tung Duong, Duc Tuan, Ngoc Mai, Hong Nhung and saxophonist Tran Manh Tuan will perform in the concert.VNS/VOV/SGGP/SGT/ND