Hoa Binh Gong Festival (Lễ Hội Cồng Chiêng Hòa Bình)
|Country and Region||Vietnam — Hoa Binh|
|Type of Festival||Music|
|Location of Festival||Hoa Binh, Hoa Binh, Vietnam|
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Sở Văn hóa Thông tin Tỉnh Hòa Bình
This traditional festival brings together over a thousand local gong (công, chiêng) performers from various ethnic Mường villages who perform for the public and take part in a competition. The festival also features singing, dancing and a display of diverse ethnic minority fashion. also Additional features of the festival include traditional highland processions showcasing gongs and rượu cần—a rice wine drunk out of a jar through straws.