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Nov
2018
Buckwheat flower festival – Reason to visit Ha Giang in November
Posted By : Threeland Travel / Festivals And Events

The buckwheat flower in Ha Giang is now in the blooming season. By November, the buckwheat flower will be in bloom all over mountains, reveal all the beauty and welcome the most jubilant festive season of the year. Following successes of the previous festive seasons, this year the festival will take place with the theme "FLOWER LAND – SPREADING SEASON", with the aim of promoting and preserving the unique culture of the Mong people. You will never get bored by a variety of activities as listed below: 
1.    Festival opening program
- Time: 90 minutes, from 20h-21h30 Friday, 23/11/2018.
- Location: Dong Van Stadium.
- Presiding agency: People's Committee of Dong Van district in coordination with Ha Giang Provincial Art Association.

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2. Geoparks photo exhibition
- Time: November 23 - November 24, 2018
- Location: Dong Van information station.

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3. Recreating the cultural space of the market (display booths of local products) 

- Time: November 23 - November 24, 2018
- Location: Dong Van information station.


4. The Fourth buckwheat flower Competition in 2018 
- Time: From October 15 to November 23, 2018
- Location: In the yard of the ancient quarter of Dong Van district and flower growing spots.


5. Bull Competition in Dong Van district in 2018
- Time: 23 November, 2018
- Location: In Sa Phin commune, Dong Van district


6. Flower Street 
- Time: November - December 2018
- Location: Dong Van ancient town.

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7. Beef steak fair at the Rocky Highlands
- Time: November 23, 2018

- Location: Old Quarter Market
Skilled local cooks show their talent with beef steak with specialties of local beef, there is also hot pot chicken black cooked with buckwheat


8. At Vuong’s royal ancient house: Performing folk cultural activities, recreating the daily life of Vuong’s family such as cooking traditional food of Mong people, making maize wine, buckwheat wine ....
- Time: November 23-24, 2018
- Location: Trung Dinh area of Vuong’s Residence


Buckwheat flowers symbolize love and happiness.  From late October to early November, large fields of buckwheat flowers are in full bloom, making a spectacular sight. The hills and mountains are covered by the white and pink of the flowers.