Viet Nam News
The 2017 Nha Trang Sea Festival, with the theme Extending the Circle of Friendship, will be held in the central province of Khánh Hoà from June 10 to 13 with 50 arts, cultural and sporting activities, the Khánh Hoà People’s Committee has announced.
It will include a street festival, lion and dragon dances, a fishing competition, and a cooking contest. Chefs from Nha Trang Tourism College will attempt to make the largest ever seafood hotpot in Việt Nam as recognised by the Việt Nam Guinness organisation.
The biennial event will also feature a beach volleyball tournament, a beach football tournament, and various folk games such as walking on stilts, human chess and skipping.
The festival will see performances of art troupes from the provinces of Đắl Lắk, Thừa Thiên – Huế and Bạc Liêu as well as five foreign troupes from Spain, France, the Republic of Korea, Australia and Russia.
The festival is expected to welcome around 150,000 visitors. — VNS