Festival promotes northwest ethnic groups’ culture, tourism

  • 03:05 - 2016/10/03

The 13th Culture, Sports and Tourism Festival for ethnic groups in Vietnam’s northwest region kicked off in Lao Cai province on October 1. 

Foreign tourists in Lao Cai

Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Huynh Vinh Ai said the triennial event helps introduce and promote the potential and strength for developing culture, sports and tourism, and honour the value of cultural heritages in ethnic minority areas in the region.
The festival sees a wide range of activities, including art performance, a photo exhibition, a fair featuring local cultural and tourism products.
Cultural rituals practiced by the region’s ethnic groups as well as their traditional costumes have also been introduced to visitors.
A science workshop was also arranged to seek ways to uphold the value of cultural heritages and promote sustainable tourism development in the region.


Source: VietNamNet

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