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09/09/2019 - 18:54

The night of "Nhat Dia Buu" Competition closes Hue Unicorn Dance Festival

On the evening of September 8, Hue Unicorn Dance Festival 2019 officially closed with the performances in the "Nhat Dia Buu" competition round. The unicorn team from Singapore outstandingly won first prize.

"Nhat Dia Buu" is a competition with staged performances and has humorous elements

Along with "Mai hoa thung", "Nhat Dia Buu" is the most difficult content of unicorn, lion and dragon dancing art and is often a part of international competitions.

If "Mai hoa thung" performances brought thrill and suspense with acrobatic movements up high, then "Nhat Dia Buu" brought to the audience at Hue Unicorn Dance Festival 2019 fun and traditional performances. They showcased skills and charisma of the unicorns.

The unicorn-lion-dragon teams participating in the competition were well prepared, decorating their props and stage with colorful and eye-catching motifs.

Provincial leaders awarding prizes to unicorn teams

With ingenious techniques, rhythmic coordination, and powerful and majestic movements, it is no exaggeration to say that dances were works of art invested with enthusiasm and love for the traditional unicorn dance.

At the end of the "Nhat Dia Buu" competition, the first prize belonged to the Singaporean team; the second prize went to the Hao Khi team (Quang Nam); the third prize was awarded to Hao Dung team (Ho Chi Minh City) and Dinh Tran Vo team (Quang Nam).

According to the organizing committee, the two nights of Hue Unicorn Festival 2019 was more successful than expected, attracting a large audience and visitors. In total, both nights attracted about 10,000 spectators to watch and cheer for the unicorn teams.

Story and photos: Duc Quang