Ha Long- Quang Ninh Tourism Week 2011 is being held in Ha Long City, in the northern province of Quang Ninh from April 28 to May 2.
Ha Long Carnival 2010
Many cultural and tourism activities will take place during the festival, such as a seminar on voting for Ha Long Bay to become one of the UNESCO world natural wonders.
A contest to select an MC for Ha Long Bay, music and poetry night on Ha Long, food fairs, beach volleyball games, Open Quang Ninh tennis tournament and a classical music concert in the Dau Go and Quang Ninh international trade expo will be part of the festivities.
The Ha Long Carnival will be in three parts. The first will be the opening ceremony followed by the Carnival parade and masquerade ball, which will be the highlight of the event. More than 3,000 artists will join the show that takes place at 8 pm in Bai Chay tourist area on May 1.
A 90-minute light art performance titled “Ha Long by night” and a fireworks display will also be held on May 1.
The neighboring cities of Mong Cai and Uong Bi will also have cultural, sport and tourism activities to correspond with Ha Long Tourism Week.