Dien Bien, Sept. 23 -- The second Thai Ethnic Culture Festival 2019 will take place in the northern province of Dien Bien from October 18-20, featuring the cultural identity of Thai ethnic minority people in Dien Bien, Lai Chau, Son La, Yen Bai and Thanh Hoa provinces.

According to Vice Chairman of the People's Committee of Dien Bien province Le Van Quy, the festival aims to strengthen national solidarity and honour the cultural values of Thai people nationwide.

The festival is hoped to enhance awareness of State agencies and the community on preserving the cultural identities of Thai people and all ethnic groups of Vietnam, said Quy, who is also head of the steering committee for the festival.

This is also a chance for participating pro...