Quy Nhon to host 1st Gong cultural festival

The 1st Gong cultural festival for ethnic minority groups in Binh Dinh is scheduled to take place at Quy Nhon City – based Nguyen Tat Thanh Square on September 11. 

Gong performances are being recorded for the festival

The festival is aimed at promoting the Gong culture in the province and offering an opportunity for artists to maintain, uphold and share experiences in playing Gong.

Artists coming from mountainous and midland districts of Vinh Thanh, Van Canh, An Lao, Tay Son, Phu Cat and Hoai An have well prepared for this event.

“I have played Gong since I was 10 and I joined all events when it was possible,” said 30-year-old Dinh Rom, who lives in Tay Son district.

Among the participating groups, the team of Vinh Thanh boarding school includes the youngest members as they are high school students.


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