In order to prepare for the Vietnam National Tourism Year 2013 which will be hosted by Haiphong, Hanoi’s hospitality sector will work with Haiphong city’s authority to organize activities in the Red River delta region.
This is the news announced at a conference for the event held by the two cities’ Party Committees in Hanoi on June 19. With the theme ‘Red River Civilisation’, the program will kick off on May 12, 2013 in Haiphong with many activities, such as the Cat Ba Fishing Village Festival, the Red Flamboyant Flower Festival, and the Do Son Buffalo Fighting Festival.
During the program, three tourism events will take place in Hanoi, including the Huong (Perfume) festival from February-April, the International Tourism Fair in April, and a tourism festival of traditional craft villages in Hanoi and Red River delta provinces in October. Hanoi will also send art troupes and artists to join performances inHaiphong.
It is supposed that the program will bring together nine cities and provinces in the region, including Hanoi, Haiphong, NamDinh, Ninh Binh, Thai Binh, Hai Dương, Hung Yen, Bac Giang and Bac Ninh. Many events will be held in the localities in response to the programme.
In the current time, National Tourism Year 2012, which highlights the northern central coastal region, is being hosted by the Thua Thien – Hue central province.