The Echoes of Gongs festival in Nam Giang
(QNO) - The opening ceremony of the 5th Echoes of Gongs festival was held in Nam Giang district (Quang Nam province) on June 27, 2022. Present at the event were local leaders and people, and representatives of Dak Cheung district of Sekong province (Laos).
The Echoes of Gongs festival is a cultural and spiritual event that takes place every two years in Nam Giang district. There are hundreds of local artisans taking part in the event.
Nam Giang district is home to several indigenous ethnic minorities, including Co Tu, Ve, Ta Rieng, and some from Northern provinces.
Therefore, it is a place of cultural convergence which makes the richness and diversity of cultural nuances there.
The Echoes of Gongs festival is one of the activities local authorities are trying to do to preserve and promote their local cultural values.
The event is considered a chance for Quang Nam and Nam Giang to introduce and popularise local images to the public.
At the opening ceremony, there were a programme of performance art, a show for traditional costumes, and a performance of gongs and drums.