Myanmar Ethnics Culture Festival-2020 continued second day in Yangon yesterday, offering local products from ethnic areas, traditional dances and food to the visitors.
Union Minister for Ethnic Affairs Nai Thet Lwin, and regional and state ethnic affairs ministers, chairmen of the self-administered zones and regions visited the booths of ethnic races yesterday.
Rakhine Entrepreneurs Association (Central) hosted a dinner with Rakhine food for the Union Minister and the dignitaries.
Following the dinner, the Union minister and entourage enjoyed the concert performed by ethnic artistes.
The seven-day festival will end on 7th February.
With the directives of the Ministry of Ethnic Affairs, Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, Yangon Region Government and the Kayah State Government, and jointly conducted by Myanmar Ethnic Entrepreneurs Association and Kayah Ethnic Entrepreneurs Association, the festival is being held with the purpose of strengthening friendship between ethnic peoples, assisting in peace making processes and strengthening unity of ethnic peoples and exchanging cultural traditions among them.—MNA (Translated by Kyaw Zin Lin)