|HIGHLANDS PARTY - The Tây Nguyên (Central Highlands) province of Lâm Đồng will host the second Lâm Đồng Tourism Golden Week from April 27 – May 2. VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Dũng|
LÂM ĐỒNG — The Tây Nguyên (Central Highlands) province of Lâm Đồng will host the second Lâm Đồng Tourism Golden Week from April 27 – May 2 to celebrate the 48th anniversary of National Reunification Day (April 30).
According to the province’s Department of Culture, Tourism and Sports, the event aims to introduce the province’s history, culture, tradition and natural landscapes to tourists in Việt Nam and from around the world.
It also contributes to the province’s social-economic development, and preserving and promoting the cultural values of local ethnic minority groups.
The festival will include 21 major cultural, sports and tourism activities which will be held in 12 cities and districts such as Đà Lạt, Bảo Lộc, Di Linh, and Lạc Dương.
The highlighted event will be traditional music and dance performances and a presentation of traditional costumes by ethnic minority groups in Lâm Đồng and other provinces in the region.
The performances will take place at Lâm Viên Square in Đà Lạt on April 29.
A gong festival called “Tiếng Gọi Đại Ngàn” (The Call of the Highlands) on April 29 in Lạc Dương District will attract hundreds of gong performers and artisans.
An outdoor concert featuring famous Vietnamese singers and musicians such as Tùng Dương and Mỹ Linh, the Maius Philharmonic and conductor Lưu Quang Minh from Hà Nội will be held on May 2 at Lâm Viên Square.
In addition, the festival will have a photo exhibition introducing the cultural heritage of ethnic minority groups in the province and the region, and a street food festival at Xuân Hương Park in Đà Lạt.
Sport competitions such as paragliding and mountain bike racing will be organised as well.
The organisers will hold seminars and forums on tourism promotion to introduce the province’s new tourism products and connect local tourism agencies with businesses from other countries.
The Lâm Đồng Tourism Golden Week was first held in 2022, attracting more than 185,000 visitors. — VNS