Ba Ria-Vung Tau to host International Seaport Festival

The International Seaport Festival 2012 will be held in the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau from April 27-29.

The First International Seaport Festival will take place in Vung Tau in April. (Photo: KK)

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked local authorities to cooperate with related departments to organize the event in a safe, economical and effective manner.

The festival aims to raise awareness of the people and the sovereignty of the island and highlight the leading role of the maritime sector in Vietnam’s national economy, security and national defense.

The festival will include a variety of activities, such as a carnival; an amateur golf tournament; sea, ship and island photographic exhibition; seminar on seaport development and investment, and   musical performances.

By L.Nguyen – Translated by Kim Khanh

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