Tuyên Citadel Festival to open in Tuyên Quang in September

August 08, 2022 - 15:05
Thousands of visitors are expected to go to the northern province of Tuyên Quang to join the Tuyên Citadel Festival 2020 in September.
Representatives of Tuyên Quang Province and Vietjet answer questions from media at a ceremony announcing Tuyên Citadel Festival in HCM City late last week. — VNS Photo

HCM CITY — Thousands of visitors are expected to go to the northern province of Tuyên Quang to join the Tuyên Citadel Festival 2022 in September.

The highlight of Tuyên Citadel Festival this year is the Tuyên Citadel Night Party with a "Sparkling colors of Tuyên Citadel Night Festival" theme in the Mid-Autumn Festival which is the largest lantern festival in Việt Nam.

During the festival, there will be a recognition of the Tày, Nùng and Thái ethnic groups in Việt Nam as intangible cultural heritages of humanity.

In addition, there will be the a Trade-Tourism Fair and "Miss Tuyên Citadel" contest.

Hoàng Việt Phương, deputy chairman of Tuyên Quang Province's People's Commitee, said that as a locality rich in charming natural scenery and diverse cultural treasures, Tuyên Quang Province is ready to welcome people and visitors to the unprecedented festival activities this year.

Tuyên Quang, 140km from Hà Nội, has recently become a new and alluring destination for tourists who love discovery and exploration.

The province boasts picturesque scenery, adorned with a wide range of amazing, unique and breathtaking landscapes. The province is home to ethnic minorities from the northern mountainous region, with a great variety of valuable tangible and intangible cultural heritage.

A great revolutionary tradition is also a special feature of Tuyên Quang Province.

The province is trying to promote its tourism sector after a long year affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tourists can come to Tuyên Quang easily with many convenient flight and road options. In particular, Vietjet now has many attractive promotions including "It's 12 o'clock, let's Vietjet!" with VNĐ0 tickets, the "Fly now - Pay later" service with the online procedure taking just three minutes.

Đỗ Xuân Quang, Vice President of Vietjet, which sponsored the Tuyên Citadel Festival 2022 shared: "We are pleased to be with Tuyên Quang Province for its special festive programmes. Vietjet will continue to promote our role as an international airline that always supports Tuyên Quang, the northern mountainous region as well as many others across the country to promote tourism, spreading beautiful Việt Nam and its strong cultural identities to domestic and international tourists.”

This year, the province is expected to welcome 2.2 million visitors. — VNS