Ha Giang to host culture week highlighting terraced rice fields

A culture week highlighting the terraced rice fields in Hoang Su Phi district of the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang is set to take place on September 4-30, announced the provincial People’s Committee.
Ha Giang to host culture week highlighting terraced rice fields hinh anh 1Terraced rice fields in Hoang Su Phi district of Ha Giang (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) - A culture week highlighting the terraced rice fields in Hoang Su Phi district of the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang is set to take place on September 4-30, announced the provincial People’s Committee.

The event, the sixth of its kind, will feature a cultural festival of Mong ethnic people residing in the province and off-road races in Vinh Quang township, along with a paragliding contest over the fields.

It will also re-enact a market in the mountainous regions and introduce products and socio-economic achievements of the local people at an exhibition.
Ha Giang to host culture week highlighting terraced rice fields hinh anh 2An aerial view of Hoang Su Phi (Photo: VNA)
The week, aiming to develop and promote values of the national heritage site of the terraced paddy fields, is viewed as a typical cultural event of Ha Giang and a draw for tourists. 

Local authorities will keep a close watch on COVID-19 developments to decide on a suitable schedule and organisation of the event in a bid to ensure safety for participants.

Spanning across six communes of Hoang Su Phi, the terraced fields were recognised as a national heritage site in September 2012.
Ha Giang to host culture week highlighting terraced rice fields hinh anh 3Hoang Su Phi's terraced fields in the harvest season (Photo: VNA)
The harvest season in the district falls in September and October, creating a breathtaking scene that attracts tourists to Ha Giang province every autumn./. 
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