450 participants of the Sa Pa Street Festival 2013 will include 300 students of The Lao Cai’s College of Culture – Arts and Tourism and 150 art performers working in culture, sports and tourism sector. In addition, in attendance will be a large number of businesses and people of Sapa Town.
As scheduled, parade floats decorated in various themes and art performer groups will move along the Sa Pa Town’s main streets and stop at Thac Son – Xuan Vien, Thach Son – Kim Dong, Kim Dong – Ngu Chi Son, Xuan Vien – Ngu Chi Son crossroads to perform.
Sapa Street Festival 2013 will be distinguished from other street festivals by its unique arts performances in the parade with various themes such as “Sapa flower forests”, “Sapa wine”, “H’Mong pan-pipe dancing”, “terrace - field Culture”… Specially, the craftsmen of Sa Pa’s traditional craft villages will introduce their traditional clothes, gastronomy, musical instruments … to tourists.
This festival aims to promote sustainable tourism development, lure tourists to Sa Pa, honor the locality’s intangible cultural heritage, contribute to preserving and upholding national cultural identity; bringing joy to people and tourists on the occasion of the 110th anniversary of Sapa tourism.