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14/04/2019 - 17:33

Sankofa Village Hill Resort & Spa officially opened 

On the morning of April 13, at number 08 Ngoc Ho hamlet, Huong Ho ward, Huong Tra town, the "Sankofa" (“Về nguồn”) festival was launched, and Sankofa Village Hill Resort & Spa was official opened.

Delegates cut the ribbon to open the Sankofa Village Hill Resort & Spa at the ceremony

Delegates cut the ribbon to open the Sankofa Village Hill Resort & Spa at the ceremony

With the theme "Trends in sustainable tourism development", the festival introduces and promotes to visitors an ecotourism type that harmoniously combines the landscape of natural environment and traditional art and culture with community folk activities as well as products of handicraft villages, etc.

In the framework of the festival, an incense offering ceremony was also held to commemorate the merits of building and defending the country of Hung Kings at Hong Ngoc communal house, located in the Sankofa Village Hill Resort & Spa.

The program also has plentiful cultural and artistic activities such as: Hue Singing (Ca Hue); water puppetry, unicorn-dragon-lion dance, royal martial art performance (Kinh Van An); performing traditional crafts including making conical hats (non), knitting, making paper flowers, making cubic sticky rice cakes (chung cakes), etc. Besides, visitors also have the opportunity to try out folk games including throwing còong; blindfold pot-hitting game (bit mat dap om), and bag jumping, etc.

The "Sankofa" (“Về nguồn”) festival lasts until April 14.

These are some photos at the festival recorded by Thua Thien Hue Online:

A royal martial art performance (“Kinh Van An”) to welcome guests

A royal martial art performance (“Kinh Van An”) to welcome guests

Singing and dancing “Co doi thuong ngan” in front of Hong Ngoc communal house

Singing and dancing “Co doi thuong ngan” in front of Hong Ngoc communal house

Visitors offer incense to commemorate Hung Kings at the temple located in the tourism village

Visitors offer incense to commemorate Hung Kings at the temple located in the tourism village

Co Tu ethnic artisans are invited to perform Zèng weaving, and gongs, etc., at the traditional Guol house.

Co Tu ethnic artisans are invited to perform Zèng weaving, and gongs, etc., at the traditional Guol house.

In addition to sightseeing, visitors can also rent outfits of various regions to pose for photos

In addition to sightseeing, visitors can also rent outfits of various regions to pose for photos

Performing the steps of making incense sticks

Performing the steps of making incense sticks

Calligraphy performance

Calligraphy performance

Visitors enjoy cuisine of many regions at the opening ceremony.

Visitors enjoy cuisine of many regions at the opening ceremony.

By L. Tue

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