The festival was organized under the theme of “Preserving and promoting the cultural identities of the Northwestern nations in the period of integration and sustainable development of the country” with the participation of 7 provinces: Hoa Binh, Dien Bien and Lai Chau. , Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Phu Tho and Son La. Cultural activities include: Display, introduce and promote local traditional culture and cuisine; mass arts festival of the ethnic groups in the Northwest region; performance of ethnic costumes in the Northwest region; perform, introduce extracts of festivals, rituals of traditional cultural activities; demonstrate community tourism skills ... Ethnic sports such as tug of war, push stick, crossbow shooting, running ...
The festival aims to honor the beautiful traditional cultural values of the Northwest people in the unified and diverse culture of the Vietnamese 54 ethnic community. It is the opportunity for artisans, actors, and athletes to meet, exchange experiences, raise awareness in preserving and promoting the traditional cultural values of the Northwest ethnic community in the period of integration and development.