The Lantern Festival 2015 will be held at the centre of Sa Pa Town in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on September 26th-27th, reported the Lao Cai News.
The annual event on the mid-Autumn festival, held by the Sa Pa People’s Committee, to honour cultural and spirit values of local people with the aim of creating a typical product to attract more tourists to Sa Pa.
The festival will be attended by 60 lanterns from 6 schools, 23 population groups and five hotels and restaurants. The lanterns will be paraded on streets, starting from the Quan courtyard, Xuan Vien street, 4D highway, Ngu Chi Son street and returning to the Quan courtyard.
A VND20-million award will be presented to the most beautiful and significant lantern by the Fansipan - Sa Pa Cable Tourism Service Co., Ltd.
The festival will also have special art performances performed by local people./.