Miss Tourism to grace Nha Trang sea festival

Last year’s Miss Vietnam Tourism, Phan Thi Ngoc Diem, will be a special guest at the “Sea Festival 2009 – Nha Trang Best Destination” to be held from June 6 to 12, organizers confirmed May 27.

Miss Vietnam Tourism 2008 Phan Thi Ngoc Diem
There will be 70 art, sport, and cultural events, including a performance of Cham art, street painting exhibition, artistic fireworks, stamp display, and sand sculpting.

There will be some activities for the public to take part -- like sea and island tours, eating street food, cooking contest, beer festival, and wine mixture.

On the opening day the Miss Vietnam 2006, Mai Phuong Thuy, will inaugurate her photo exhibition entitled “Ve dep truoc bien” (Beauty before the sea).

When asked about the festival, Diem said it is a good opportunity to promote the beauty of Vietnam, especially Nha Trang, to foreign tourists. “To me, this is also a good chance to express my love for my country.”

Sea Festival 2009 is organized biennially by Khanh Hoa Province and France’s department of Morbihan in Nha Trang.

The program of the opening day – June 6:

Activities

Venue

Sea Festival 2009 film week will feature video films, cartoons, and paintings on the lives of famous French writers

Mini Cinema No.10, 10 Hoang Hoa Tham St.

Cham Art Performance

Po Nagar Cham tower

Ceramic and Tho Cam weaving works

Po Nagar Cham tower

Artistic ceramic display

Seaside park (corner of Nguyen Chanh and Tran Phu streets)

Calligraphy paintings display

Hon Chong Club House

Street paintings display titled “Net dep xu tram huong” (Beautiful land of aloe wood)

Seaside park (from 2/4 Square to 58 Tran Phu St.)

Photo exhibit titled “Ve dep truoc bien” (The beauty before the sea)

Seaside park in front of 32-34 Tran Phu St.

Food street, cooking contest, wine mixture

4-Season Tourist park, night market

Sea and island tours

On the sea

Model car race, exhibits of giant wind chime and 100 wind puppets of flying fish

2/4 Square

The biggest wifi coffee shop set up on the beach

On the beach & the seaside park (from Sailing Club to Tue Tinh park)

Sea life display

From the 4-Season Tourist park to the Aloe Wood Tower

Bartender festival

Seaside park (from 2/4 Square to 54 Tran Phu St.)

Beer festival

Next to Hai Vy Restaurant

Sea festival 2009 opening

2/4 Square

Artistic fireworks

On the beach in front of 2/4 Square


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By Truong Son

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