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Second Kylin-Dragon Dance Festival celebrated in Van Lang park

The second Kylin-Dragon Dance Festival was celebrated at Van Lang Park in District 5 in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday with the participation of 25 professional troupes from HCMC, the southern provinces of Long An, Dong Nai, Ba Ria – Vung Tau.

Second Kylin-Dragon Dance Festival celebrated in Van Lang park

The municipal Department of Tourism and People’s Committee in district 5 hosted the festival lasting from December 28 to 30.
Twenty-five professional troupes put up more than 32 performances. Additionally, visitors can take part in exchange with artists who make kylin and dragon heads and watch exhibition of the art of making kylin and dragon and martial art.
Moreover, traditional remedies and typical cuisine of district 5 where Vietnamese- Chinese live most will be introduced to visitors.
The festival highlight is performance of 108 kylins to set the national record

By MINH AN - Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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