Phu Yen to host festival of Vietnamese ethnic groups

A cultural, sports and tourism festival of Vietnamese ethnic groups in the central Highlands of Phu Yen province will be held on July 1-9.

2009 Cultural, sport and tourism festival of Vietnamese ethnic groups in Phu Yen Province.

The festival will include three major activities: The Culture, Sports and Tourism Festival of Vietnam’s ethnic groups in the Central and Highland provinces on July 1-3; A Sports Competition of the National Tourism Year in the South Central Coastal provinces on July 1-5 and a Food Festival on July 6-9.

Many artisans and artists from 13 provinces and cities of the region like Khanh Hoa, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Da Nang, Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan, Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Gia Lai, Kon Tum and Lam Dong will join the event.

The festival is also an opportunity to promote culture and tourism potentials of the Central and Highland provinces to local and international visitors.

The event calls on ethnic people of the region to take part in the movement themed “All people to build cultural life” and the campaign “All people to do physical exercise to emulate Uncle Ho”.

The cultural, sports and tourism festival of the Vietnamese ethnic groups is part of the National Tourism Year 2011, which is being held throughout the southern central coastal provinces of Phu Yen, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan and Da Nang city.

With the theme ‘Paradise for Sea and Island Tourism’, the National Tourism Year 2011 is an opportunity for the region to promote its vast tourism potential.

Source VNAT – Translated by Anh Vu

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