HBO) – The Hoa Binh Culture – Tourism Week will take place on December 6-10 to honour local culture value, people and land while creating opportunities for the province to popularise its economic and tourism development potential.


The information was heard at a press conference in Hanoi on November 25, chaired by Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Chuong, who is also head of the organising board for the culture – tourism week.

Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Chuong, head of the organising board for the culture – tourism week, speaks at the press conference.

A multitude of activities will be held during the event, including an opening ceremony, the "Hoa Binh – land & people” art performance, an exhibition and performance of outstanding intangible heritages in the locality, the Muong Beauty contest’s final round, a tourism development conference, and a closing ceremony.

Most of the questions raised by reporters at the press conference were about Hoa Binh province’s tourism strengths and revenue, process to set up dossier on Mo Muong for UNESCO’s recognition as a piece of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, upcoming culture-tourism weeks, and measures to prevent ripe-off as well as ensure food safety and hygiene during the culture-tourism week, among others.

Chuong said that the organising board is making meticulous preparation for the event. The province will pay due heed to ensure social order and food safety and hygiene during the week. 

He expressed his hope that press agencies will attend and cover the culture-tourism week so that the local people and land will be nudged closer to domestic and international friends. 

For further information about the event’s activities, reporters can contact the provincial Department of Information and Communications, he added./.


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