A host of tourism and cultural events in Quảng Ninh Province

December 12, 2021 - 13:07

Here are a number of interesting things to do in Quảng Ninh this month.

JEWEL IN THE CROWN: Hạ Long Bay is a famous UNESCO World Heritage site featuring thousands of beautiful limestone karsts. VNA Photo Trọng Đạt

 Celebrate Christmas in Legacy Yên Tử

When visiting Legacy Yên Tử in Thượng Yên Công Commune, Uông Bí City, the northern province of Quảng Ninh, visitors can celebrate a heartwarming and wonderful Christmas with Tho Quang Restaurant transformed into a fairyland with a Santa house, Santa garden and a toy factory for children.

Indulge in a Christmas buffet with a magic show and balloon performance on Christmas Eve and savour a festive feast and live music performance on Christmas Day.

Inspired by Yên Tử’s ancient architecture and designed with meticulous attention to detail, Legacy Yên Tử is a wonderful yet humble testament to Việt Nam’s past.

The property features handcrafted materials and ancient building methods, with nearby villagers living in the surroundings for generations, creating a harmonious and pure atmosphere from within the local community.

Fully vaccinated tourists are welcome to the site, while those with one vaccine dose will be tested. 

Hot spring resort offers private package

Yoko Onsen Quang Hanh in Cẩm Phả City, Quảng Ninh, offers private onsen packages from December 1. 

The package is available every day of the week but if booking from Monday to Thursday, visitors will receive a bonus gift of wellness therapy and lunch or dinner. 

Retreat and take a rest in a pure Japanese space in the middle of the cool Quang Hanh Valley, surrounded by green forests and mountains. Enjoy wonderful mineral bath services with many health and beauty benefits in the luxury healthcare resort Yoko Onsen Quang Hanh.

These are among mineral water springs with the highest concentration of bromine in the world, created by leading Japanese architects and craftsmen, set amidst the picturesque mountains of the Quang Hanh hot spring valley.

The five-star quality service will let you enjoy Japanese onsen art and a truly unique experience.

The hot spring resort is 100km from Hà Nội City, 40km from Vân Đồn Airport, and 20km from Hạ Long International Cruise Port.

Quảng Ninh waives tickets to Hạ Long Bay and Yên Tử 

Visitors to Hạ Long Bay and Yên Tử scenic spot continue to enjoy free tickets from now until the end of 2021, as well as subsidised return bus fares between Vân Đồn Airport and Dốc Đỏ, Uông Bí City.

Local tourism and travel businesses are preparing the conditions to resume operations as soon as possible and developing programmes to promote safe tourism.

This programme is part of the tourism stimulus package worth VNĐ500 billion for Quảng Ninh. With such attractive offers Quảng Ninh and wider Việt Nam is set to recover quickly, contributing to the economy to help the country overcome its immediate difficulties.

Literature and Arts Association organise weekly concert series

A concert series will be co-held weekly by Hạ Long City Association of Literature and Arts and the Association of Music to introduce new music and poetry works at 90 Lê Thánh Tông Road in Hạ Long City.

This is a cultural activity to encourage artists to create and perform art works about Hạ Long and Quảng Ninh.  

The first concert was held on November 26 with performance by Hạ Long Xanh Band, introducing new songs by musician Trần Toàn. The concert was participated in by provincial popular artists such as musician Lê Đăng Vệ and poet Trần Nhật Minh. 

Young artists will be honoured at the concert series by showing their national pride through music and poetry. The concert series is among a series of cultural activities aimed at boosting people's spirit during the pandemic. 

Photo contest shows natural wonder and people of Ba Chẽ 

A photo contest is being held for professional and amateur photographers to capture the beauty of the natural landscape, ethnic cultural identity and people in Ba Chẽ District in Quảng Ninh. 

Each entrant can submit a single photo or a group of five to eight photos with informative captions to the contest via email to phongvhtt.bache.quangninh@gmail.com or by post to 354 Hải Chi Road, Ba Chẽ Town, Quảng Ninh. 

All entries should be taken between January 2019 and December 15 and are not permitted to be photo-shopped. The award ceremony will be held in February 2022.

About 65km away from Hạ Long City, Ba Chẽ is a mountainous district in the north of Quảng Ninh. The inhabitants are from six ethnic groups: Dao, Kinh, Tày, Sán Dìu, Hoa, and Nùng. 

Six kilometres away from the town, Chúc Waterfall is a marvellous work of nature, which attracts many visitors. In addition, Ba Chẽ forest is also a beautiful tourism site.

Binh Lieu Flower Festival 2021

The Bình Liêu flower festival 2021 will take place over two days from December 18-19 at the forest of Đồng Long Village, Đồng Tâm Commune.

The Flower Festival is one of the events within the framework of Bình Liêu Culture and Tourism Week taking place from November 13 to the end of December.

This is also an annual programme that has been maintained since 2015, in order to introduce the beauty of natural landscapes and traditional culture of ethnic groups in the district, thereby attracting investors and travel businesses to exploit the local tourism potential, affirming the unique imprint of Binh Liêu tourism on the domestic and international tourism map.

The festival will have activities including cultural performances; tourist trips to visit the forest; a bicycle parade named "Discovering the sacred and majestic Binh Lieu border"; a photo exhibition; and a fair of OCOP products in Quảng Ninh.

In order to ensure that the Flower Festival takes place safely, Bình Liêu District applies prevention and control measurements at all levels; setting up a traffic control point and preventing the COVID-19 pandemic; monitoring people coming and going via QR code; and advising people to follow the 5K rule. - VNS