Normally kicked off at the end of April, lasting for a week, the Halong Carnival is a highlight of the year for this touristy city. The festival is joined by thousands of actors (actresses), dancers, singers, musicians as well as students. Almost of them are the local residents of Halong Bay. Each year, Halong Carnival has a different theme which honors traditional & natural values of Halong Bay as well as the achievements of tourism in Halong. Joining the festival, tourists will have chance to dip in magical music background of a great musical party. The highlight of Halong Carnival is joyous street parades with variety of colorful costumes and dance on wide streets along the coast. Moreover, a laser, sound and water performance combining with a sparkling aerial firework show is an amazing party of light and color which tourists shouldn’t miss at the festival. This high-tech lighting show will give tourists an impressive image of sparkling Halong by night.