This year’s event is divided into two phases. The first phase takes place from June 29 to July 7, while the second one is from July 12 to 22.

During the opening ceremony of the event

On the occasion, races will be held according to a competitive knockout format.

On the opening day June 29, “riders” and their “horses” from traditional Bac Ha horse races brought competitive performances and spectacular sprints to the finish line. Each day, the race has three rounds, selecting the three best jockeys to compete for first, second, and third prizes.

Jockeys compete in the event.

Visiting Sa Pa on the occasion, visitors can also experience summer with cool weather conditions, and enjoy majestic natural landscape of Hoang Lien Son range, and take photos during blooming season.

In addition to the festival, there will be many interesting activities on the sidelines of the event from July 12 to 22, bringing impressive performances to tourists.

Translated by Song Anh