Ha Long, Nha Trang prepare to host cultural festivals

Published: 22/04/2011 05:00



Long city in Quang Ninh and Nha Trang in Khanh Hoa will celebrate two major
festivals in May and June.

The Ha Long Tourism Week, to take
place between April 29 and May 2 in Ha Long Bay, will highlight a street
carnival to mark its fifth annual celebration.

The event will feature festivities
to showcase cultural characteristics in Quang Ninh Province, including
processions of the local gods.

The Ha Long Carnival will wrap up
the week at the Bai Chay Tourist area on May 1, with art performances, a
masquerade and a carnival parade.

The Sea Festival 2011, themed Nha
Trang:Sea of Rendezvous, will take place on June 11-15 in the central coastal

The festival will include the Truong Sa Archipelago (Spratly) Day packed
with conferences, photo exhibitions, art performances and screenings related to
the Spratly islands. Activities include a whale-worship feast, bird’s nest
feast, a street carnival, beach volleyball tournaments and traditional art

Central region increasingly preferred by Ha Noi tourists

The number of tourists from Ha Noi
choosing tours to the central region has risen recently, causing tourism
authorities in Da Nang and Quang Nam provinces to launch more promotions.

Nguyen Duy Quang, deputy director
of Da Nang Tourism Promotion Centre, said tourists from Ha Noi are flooding the
central coastal city, especially on holidays or weekends. Meanwhile, a tourism
official from Quang Nam Department of Culture Sports and Tourism said tourists
from Ha Noi spend more than those from HCM City.

Nam News

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