The event was attended by Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang, provincial leaders, as well as a large number of domestic and international tourists and local residents.

Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang (right) and delegates at the opening ceremony.

Held from June 3rd to June 6th under the theme "Khanh Hoa - Aspiration for development," the festival has more than 70 activities, featuring remarkable artistic performances and modern lighting to show national pride in the sea and islands, and the abundant resources of the ocean. The highlight of the opening night was a mesmerizing musical and dance performance that combined sound and light, featuring the participation of 700 performers, including professional actors from the Saigon Dance Group, Hai Dang Musical Theater, and amateur actors from Khanh Hoa University, the Air Force Officer Training School, and the Khanh Hoa Provincial Children's Cultural Center.

An art performance at the event

In addition to the performances, a spectacular show unfolded in the sky of Nha Trang City, featuring 1,653 drone lights arranged to form images of famous landmarks and symbols of Khanh Hoa, such as the Swallowbird, Mui Doi, boats, dolphins, coral reefs, the Ponagar Tower, and the Tram Huong Tower.

Translated by Chung Anh