Festive activities towards the sea

By KHANH LINH |

(QNO) - The 6th Heritage Festival under theme Quang Nam-Connecting World Heritages (June 9-14, 2017) will be the largest-scale cultural and tourism event of its kind to attract 30 countries, territories and 20 provinces and cities nationwide.

Festival 2017 towards beach tourism
Festival 2017 towards beach tourism

Different from the former festivals, beach activities is one of the new features in this festival including an exhibition of Vietnam’s sea and islands cultural heritages; Tam Thanh festive day of culture, sports and tourism; Open sailing championship;  International kite festival in Tam Thanh (Tam Ky city) and An Bang (Hoi An city)…The noteworthiest activity is  the first  Windsurfing world championship to be organized in Vietnam by the General Department of Sports and Physical Training, Vietnam Canoeing, Rowing and Sailing Federation and the World Windsurfing Association.

According to Director of the Quang Nam provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Dinh Hai, Festival 2017 focuses on beach activities in order to promote the province’s beach tourism development.

Festival 2017 aims to attract tourists to Quang Nam province
Festival 2017 aims to attract tourists to Quang Nam province

At the Heritage Festival 2017, various cultural-sports-tourism sub-events will take place in Hoi An, Dien Ban, Duy Xuyen, Tam Ky, Nam Tra Mi, Tay Giang, Phu Ninh. They consist of the World heritage urban exchange; International choir competition; Silk and brocade festival; Food festival;  Cham products display in central provinces; Aspara legendary programme; Canoeing contest; Golf festival; Farmtrip and fresstrip; Vietnam’s art and handicraft products fair; 415th anniversary of Thanh Chiem palace…There are two new sub-events of the Festival 2017 including Ngoc Linh ginseng festival in Nam Tra Mi and Neu pole performance of Vietnam’s ethnic minorities in Tay Giang district.

By KHANH LINH