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Tây Ninh to promote culture, trade, tourism in Hà Nội

Update: September, 28/2019 - 09:34

 

Chót Mạt Tower dating from Óc Eo Culture in the eighth century, one of the destinations in Tây Ninh Province. — Photo courtesy of the provincial Department of Culture

HÀ NỘI — Unique performing arts of ethnic minority people in the southern province of Tây Ninh started the Tây Ninh Day in Hà Nội.

The opening ceremony took place yesterday at the Lý Thái Tổ flower garden near Hoàn Kiếm Lake.

The performance highlighted various intangible cultural heritages of the province such as đờn ca tài tử (Southern instrumental music and singing), Chhay-dăm drum dance and Chăm dance.

With the theme Beauty of Tây Ninh, the three-day festival helps promote Tây Ninh’s unique culture, trade and tourism potential, as well as attracting investment to the province.

The event is co-organised by the People Committees of Hà Nội and Tây Ninh, and the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines as part of activities to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the capital’s Liberation Day (October 10).

A photo exhibition on provincial socio-economic and cultural achievements, natural landscapes, historical sites, traditional craft villages, and festivals will be held at the pedestrian zone nearby.

The provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism set up 30 pavilions offering local food specialties, introducing tourism packages as well as performing songs and dances during the festival.

Visitors can try various delicacies such as soursops, durians, bánh tráng (rice paper), smoked beef and shrimp salt.

Various enterprises and agencies are attending the exhibition including Bà Đen Mountain tourist site, Lò Gò Xa Mát National Park and national special relic of the base of Central Committee for South Việt Nam.

Chót Mạt Tower dating from Óc Eo Culture in the eighth century, one of the destinations in Tây Ninh Province. — Photo courtesy of the provincial Department of Culture

As a part of the festival, the Vietnam Airlines Festa programme comprises booths of Vietnam Airlines, Hà Nội Tourism Department and other partners introducing tourism and cultural products of Hà Nội.

Visitors also have a chance to buy tickets at low fares. — VNS

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