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Kien Giang hosts tourism year

Update: August, 07/2015 - 08:08

KIEN GIANG (VNS) — More than 50 kinds of cultural and entertainment activities will be held during the National Tourism Year 2016, hosted by the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kien Giang.

Kien Giang will organise 11 of the activities, including the 10th Khmer Cultural, Sports and Tourism Festival and the Kien Hai Whale Worship Festival.

The remaining activities will be held by the Delta's other provinces. Ha Noi, HCM City, Da Nang and Thua Thien-Hue Province will also take part in the National Tourism Year 2016.

Besides vast fertile rice fields, cajuput and mangrove forests, Kien Giang has many tourism destinations such as world-famous Phu Quoc Island, the U Minh Thuong National Park, a wetlands area with many fish and water bird species, and the Ha Tien seaside tourist area. The coastal province, with 143 islands, has great tourism potential. — VNS

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