“Rhododendron school” a tourism hit in Lao Cai

“Rhododendron school” a tourism hit in Lao Cai

Using the regional flora Rhododendron simsii to attract visitors to a local elementary school, Lao Cai Province has developed an unprecedented approach to ethnic tourism which has helped promote local culture in a unique way.
The wedding of the Dao Do ethnic people is re-enacted at the festival (Photo: VNA)

Tourists invited to explore unique ethnic culture in Y Ty

An autumn festival opened in Y Ty commune, Bat Xat district, the northwestern mountainous province of Lao Cai, on September 1, inviting visitors to explore unique and pristine cultural identities of local ethnics.