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Can Tho hosts Phong Dien Ecotourism Festival 2017

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The Phong Dien Ecotourism Festival 2017 will take place on September 22-25, announced the People’s Committee of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.

Cai Rang floating market (Photo:KK)

Cai Rang floating market (Photo:KK)

The event aims to promote Phong Dien district’s ecological tourist sites and orchards that have attracted a large number of local and international visitors to Can Tho City over the recent years.
The festival will include a series of activities, such as fruit arrangement performance, releasing lanterns into the river, Vietnamese High-Quality Goods Fair, boat racing, reviving floating market, folk and sport games.
There will be a seminar on sustainable tourism development and a launch of the club of Phong Dien’s fruit gardens.
Visitors will have also a chance to enjoy local dishes at food fair and Don Ca Tai Tu Nam Bo (southern amateur traditional music) which was recognized as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2013.

By NGOC DAN – Translated by Kim Khanh

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