The unique performance marked the start of the Muong Lo Culture and Tourism Festival 2019. The cultural event is held annually as a way of introducing beautiful landscapes, culture, and promoting the province as a tourist destination. A host of famous singers such as Tung Duong, Thu Hang, and Duong Hoang Yen perform at the show. Undoubtedly the highlight of the festival’s opening ceremony is a mass performance of Xoe dancing. Crowds are thrilled to witness the extraordinary display, with approximately 5,000 people taking part in the dance which is a significant part of Thai culture. Hundreds of ethnic Thai girls are in attendance at the festival. This year’s festival draws thousands of local residents and tourists.