(HBO) - On August 1, 2016, the Prime Minister approved a master plan on the development of the Hoa Binh Lake National Tourism Site which serves as an important lever for disadvantaged areas along the lake to boost socio-economic development. After a long sleep, now Ngoi village in Suoi Hoa commune (Tan Lac district), Ke village in Hien Luong commune, Da Bia community tourism site in Tien Phong commune, and Sung village in Cao Son commune (Da Bac district) have became famous places on Vietnam's tourism map.
A corner of Hoa Binh lake.
Hoa Binh lake
has a surface area of about 9,000 ha and a capacity of about 9.45 billion cu.m,
spreading over the districts of Cao Phong, Da Bac, Tan Lac and Mai Chau and Hoa
Binh city. It is home to 47 islands, including 11 limestone ones covering an
area of about 116 hectares, and 36 mountainous land ones with a total area of
157.5 hectares. In addition, on Hoa Binh lake, there is a pristine and
mysterious karst cave system with multicolored stalactites like Thac Bo cave
and Hoa Tien cave. During all the four seasons, the lake water is clear and
green. Lying along the two banks are immense forests with rich flora.
of Muong, Thai and Dao ethnic groups dot Hoa Binh lake, where their diverse
cultural identities are being preserved. Ancient customs and traditions are expressed
through Muong folk songs, Mo Muong or special Muong gong performance. In addition,
the cuisine of the people here is rich, diverse and unique; and the craft of weaving
is passed down from generations to generations.
natural landscape mingled with the cultural identities of locals has created a
charming picture that can attract any visitor.
Hieu, Vice Chairwoman of Da Bac District People's Committee, said that since
2014, the Australian Foundation for the Peoples of Asia and the Pacific (AFAP)
has supported four households in Ke village (Hien Luong commune) and Duc Phong village
(Tien Phong commune) in building and repairing houses, buying blankets, pillows
and cushions, and in training human resources, community tourism skills for
2016, to support local people in developing their economy and improving their
living standards, the province had conducted a survey on potential of lakeside
communes to develop a tourism development project. The provincial Department of
Culture, Sports and Tourism had cooperated with other departments and agencies
to restore relic sites on Hoa Binh lake such as Bo temple in Cao Phong and Da
Bac districts, and Hoa Tien cave in Tan Lac district./.
The Prime Minister has recently assigned the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to devise measures to develop tourism following COVID-19 pandemic.
(HBO) - The beautiful and charming nature of Mai Chau as well as the unique culture of its ethnic minority people have put the district on travellers’ map. The Mai Chau valley has been named among 10 destinations that offer visitors exciting experiences.
(HBO) – Mai Chau district of Hoa Binh province has taken various measures to attract investment and develop tourism in a modern and professional way, in line with cultural identity conservation in the locality. The district also pays attention to environmental protection.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has issued a document on the cancellation of the opening ceremony of national tourism year 2020.
(HBO) - According to the statistics from the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, in the first quarter, it was estimated to welcome 560,000 turns of visitors in the whole province, reaching 54.9% compared to the same period last year (reaching 17% of the year’s plan).
(HBO) - Being a mountainous province with a lot of different ethnic minorities, Hoa Binh has a diverse and rich cultural identity of the Muong, Thai, Tay, Dao and Mong ethnic people, which has been kept in many hamlets and villages. Hoa Binh is also the cradle of the famous "Hoa Binh culture”, the home of the epic "Laying the land, laying water” with 41 cultural and historical relics, which have been ranked at the national level, 58 provincial-level relics and many folk festivals of the ethnic groups...