Khanh Hoa welcomes Tet 2022 with many cultural and art activities

Tuesday, 08/02/2022, 12:26 [GMT+7]

Khanh Hoa welcomes Tet 2022 with many cultural and art activities

Khanh Hoa Provincial Department of Culture and Sports has organized many joyful cultural and art activities for local people and tourists during the 2022 Tet holidays. 
 
Organizing 26 cultural and art activities
 
From December 15 to January 10, the province’s cultural sector organizes 26 activities celebrating Tet 2022. The provincial Center of Culture and Cinema introduced Tet activities through propaganda vehicles; has held mobile film-screening programs in mountainous areas and islands; held many programs of music clubs; held an exhibition about the cultural characteristics of Vietnam on Tet; and held stalls selling the products of trade villages and typical products of Khanh Hoa at the beach park near 2-4 Square. Besides, the center held music shows on Lunar New Year’s Eve, January 1 and 5 at 2-4 Square. The center also holds street art programs and Bai Choi programs every night. 

 

Music performance on Lunar New Year’s Eve
Music performance on Lunar New Year’s Eve
 
Hai Dang Song and Dance Troupe held music performances on Lunar New Year’s Eve; special art show to celebrate the 92nd founding anniversary of Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3, 1930 – February 3, 2022) and the 92nd founding anniversary of Khanh Hoa Province’s Party Committee (February 24, 1930 – February 24, 2022); and a music show on February 6. Additionally, the troupe has organized shows to serve people in some mountainous areas and islands.
 
Other cultural units such as the provincial Theatre of Traditional Art, provincial Museum, provincial Center of Monument Preservation, and provincial Library have also carried out cultural and art activities as directed by the provincial Department of Culture and Sports.
 
Traditional cultural features
 
The 2022 Tet activities of Khanh Hoa’s cultural units bear the traditional cultural features. The visitors to the provincial Museum on the 2022 Tet occasion could experience some traditional activities of Vietnam such as making and cooking “banh chung”, playing folk games (walking on stilts, making “to he” – traditional edible toys, etc.), and watching folk music show. 
 
As said by Nguyen Thanh Phong, director of Khanh Hoa’s Museum, all of the exhibitions of the unit during the Tet holidays were organized under the theme about the traditional culture of the nation. The unit called for public contributions to make the Tet activities be more interesting to attract visitors. 
 
Ponagar Temple and Hon Chong tourist site are also the two tourist attractions in Nha Trang which often organize many traditional activities on Tet occasion, such as traditional musical instrument performances, calligraphic letter writing, pottery making, brocade weaving, and music performances by Cham people. The provincial Center of Monument Preservation cooperated with the provincial Theater of Traditional Art organized shows of Tuong (Vietnam’s classical drama) and Bai Choi at Ponagar Temple.
 
Giang Dinh
Translated by H.N