In August, September and October, 2023, Bac Ha District (Lao Cai Province) will organize the White Plateau Autumn Festival with the theme “Autumn colours in the Plateau”. The festival is a meeting place for domestic and international visitors to enjoy the poetic scenery.
The festival takes place in August, September, and October, when the hills and valleys of Bac Ha are awash in shades of red, orange, and yellow. The festival features a variety of cultural and sporting events, including traditional dances, music performances, handicraft demonstrations, and sporting competitions.
Here are some of the specific activities that will take place during the festival:
– Festival of the Army of Trung Do Temple and the opening of the Autumn Festival in 2023: This festival will be held on August 25-26, 2023 at the National Historical and Cultural Relic of Trung Do Temple, Trung Do village, Bao Nhai commune. It will feature a variety of cultural, artistic, and sports activities, such as traditional dances, music performances, handicraft demonstrations, and a horse race.
– Ceremony to announce the Vietnamese heritage tree (the ancient Shan Tuyet tea): This ceremony will take place on September 2, 2023 in Hoang Thu Pho commune. The Shan Tuyet tea is a unique tea tree species that is found in Bac Ha. The ceremony will recognize the tree’s cultural and historical significance.
– 2nd Bac Ha general sport tourism tournament: This tournament will take place from September 1-2, 2023 in Bac Ha District. It will feature a variety of sporting events, such as a marathon, a triathlon, and a kayaking race.
– Green rice festival with the name “Savour of Plateau green rice”: This festival will be held on September 23-24, 2023 at the 2-storey building of Bac Ha Cultural Market. It will feature demonstrations of traditional green rice-making techniques, as well as competitions for the best green rice dishes.
– Full moon festival: This festival will be held on September 29, 2023 (the 15th day of the 8th lunar month). It will feature a light procession on In August, September and October, 2023, Bac Ha District (Lao Cai Province) will organise the Autumn White Plateau Festival with the theme “Autumn colours in the Plateau”. The festival is a meeting place for domestic and international visitors to enjoy the poetic scenery.
The Autumn White Plateau Festival is a great opportunity to experience the best of what Bac Ha has to offer. Whether you’re interested in culture, sports, or food, you’re sure to find something to enjoy at the festival.