National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân bangs the gongs to mark the opening of the Culture and Tourism Week in the northern Hoà Bình Province yesterday. VNA/VNS Photo Trọng Đức
HÒA BÌNH – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân attended the opening of the Culture and Tourism Week in the northern Hoà Bình province yesterday evening.
The opening ceremony was broadcast live nationwide on VTV2.
Speaking at the event, Vice Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Bùi Văn Khánh said the week was an important cultural event to introduce the land, culture and people of Hòa Bình, as well as promote its tourism potential.
Tourists would also have the chance to learn more about the province's tangible and intangible cultural heritage, and enjoy local specialties and tourist products.
Lying on the gateway of the northwest, Hoà Bình is also a cradle of culture for ancient Vietnamese people, with folk music and festivals held by the Mường, Kinh, Dao, Thái, Tày and Mông ethnic groups.
In the afternoon the same day, NA Chairwoman Ngân visited and held a working session with authorities in Tây Phong Commune, Cao Phong District, and presented gifts to poor households.— VNS