Traditional festival of fishermen in Can Gio District kicks off

With the theme of "Focusing on the country's island", the annual traditional festival of fishermen in Ho Chi Minh City's Can Gio District kicked off yesterday in Can Thanh Town.

The annually traditional festival was held in order to preserve and develop district's good customs and cultural activities in fishery as well as promote the festival as a specifically cultural feature.

The new highlight of the festival is that King Yatch will take visitors from Ho Chi Minh City's downtown to Can Gio District.

During the voyage, tourists can enjoy special cultural arts, cuisines and watch dancers for Dragon dance of Nghinh Ong Festival and visit Biosphere Reserves in Can Gio.

Can Gio's traditional festival was recognized the nation's intangible cultural heritage.

By MINH AN - Translated by Anh Quan

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