This is the second time Van Ho district held the Hoa Ban Festival, attracting thousands of visitors to the cross and the people of different ethnic groups in the province to attend. The ceremony was held in Chieng Khoa Commune, part of which takes place at the District Square. During the opening night, the district hosted the Theme Art Program “Van Ho – Ban bloom season” Including 12 songs, dances and songs of ethnic culture of Van Ho district, especially the singing and dancing renditions Nang Ban legend; Perform traditional costume and traditional dress rehearsal with 28 participants.
At the Fishing contest festival.
On the festival, 14 teams, with 420 athletes coming from the communes in the district to play in the content: Crossbow shooting, push sticks, throwing, collective tugging, personal dragging, spinning, cock fighting, traditional display trays, culture camps, fishing... Beside the sports competition, there are also activities of displaying and introducing economic and cultural products; Visit the caves, tea gardens, flower gardens, revolutionary sites... Through the Hoa Ban Festival, Van Ho District aims to build the district's tourism brand, which is also a response to National Tourism Year Program of Son La Province the 2017.
The Festival Organizing Committee has awarded 10 first prizes, 10 second prizes, 10 third prizes and incentive prizes for teams in exam contents; Awarded 6 A, 8 B, 9 consolation prizes for contestants participating in traditional costume show. The District People's Committee has presented certificates of merit to 12 collectives and 26 individuals who have recorded achievements in organizing the festival.