2024 Ha Long Carnival to showcase parades at sea hinh anh 1A corner of Ha Long Bay, which is recognised by UNESCO as a world heritage site twice for its aesthetic values, geology and caves. (Photo: VNA)
According to Nguyen Ngoc Son, Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of the province’s Ha Long City, the municipal annual signature is scheduled for April 28 evening and its novelty is the city's endeavor to hold an artistic performance and the first-ever carnival on the sea in Vietnam.

The festival will bring together domestic creative teams, leading artists, and craftsmen, as well as troupes from Japan’s Hokkaido, China’s Guangxi, Laos, Thailand, and Europe. The stage is set to harmoniously combine elements both on the shore and on the sea, with hundreds of vessels participating. The event will also feature drone light, firework, and LED displays.

Furthermore, as part of the Ha Long tourism week 2024, the city will host a series events, including the opening of a culinary pedestrian street, a sport tournament, a festival of beer and the province’s famous fried squid patties, as well as lion-dragon dance, modern dance, and kite festivals./.VNA