The central province of Ninh Thuan will host the first cultural festival for Raglai ethnic people in Bac Ai district from August 29-31. The event is expected to draw the participation of 500 Raglai artisans, artists and musicians from the central and Central Highlands provinces of Ninh Thuan, Khanh Hoa, Binh Thuan and Lam Dong. This is a practical activity to review 15 years of implementing the 5th Party Central Committee meeting resolution term VII on building and developing art, fashion, and music performances, try out traditional folk games, sample a cooking competition’s entries, and deepen people’s understanding of Raglai culture through exhibitions and workshops held during the festival. As well as honouring the unique culture of the Raglai ethnicity, the festival also promotes tourism and improves intercommunication among provinces where Raglai ethnic people reside. The opening ceremony of the festival will take place at 8pm on August 30 and will be broadcast live on VTV2 and VTV5 channels of Vietnam Television./.