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Ten remarkable culture, sports and tourist events in 2017 announced

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism yesterday announced top ten remarkable cultural, sports and tourism events of Vietnam in 2017.

Deputy Chairwoman of  Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thi Thu offers flowers to the five millionth international visitor to Ho Chi Minh City at the welcoming ceremony

Deputy Chairwoman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thi Thu offers flowers to the five millionth international visitor to Ho Chi Minh City at the welcoming ceremony

Accordingly, the outstanding events were the reconization of two Vietnamese folk songs as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by  UNESCO, Vietnam hallmark via the film of US director Jordan Vogt-Roberts “Kong: Skull Island”, the Russian Cultural Days in Vietnam, success of Vietnam sport team in the 29th SEA Games; the fifth championship of the Vietnamese football women’s team, impressive victory of the Vietnam’s track & field team in 2017,  the huge number of international arrivals in 2017; the approval of the 2017 Tourism Law by NA with contents of tourism development; the Politburo’s resolution about tourism development; Vietnam’s tourism industry won honourable awards of the world’s tourism organizations. 

On the same day, the Ministry of Industry and Trade announced a list of its ten outstanding events in 2017.

Of these, many events were received much attentions of people in previous times as abolition of administrative procedures, simplification of business investment conditions to create the most favorable conditions for enterprises, exports and imports surpassed US$ 420 billion for the first time, the nationwide replacement implement of Ron 92 petrol with E5 bio-fuel etc etc… 

“Made in Vietnam” automobile brands were recognized as the outstanding event of the industry and trade sector last year. 


BY MAI AN- VAN PHUC- Translated by Huyen Huong

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