The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Ca Mau will organise the Culture-Tourism Week from December 10-15, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
|The Ca Mau Cape national park, a popular destination in the southernmost province of Ca Mau. — VNA/VNS Photo|
The event will feature cultural, art and tourism activities in an aim to preserve cultural values and realise the economic and tourism potential of Ca Mau, said Nguyen Chi Cong, deputy director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism.
The province hopes to introduce tourism destinations to local and foreign visitors, Cong said at a press meeting held on November 18 in HCM City.
A trade and tourism fair will attract businesses from cities and provinces in the Mekong Delta and foreign partners from Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and South Korea.
The first Mekong Delta amateur cải lương (reformed opera) contest will also be held from December 11-15.
On December 10, the department will host an inauguration ceremony for the Mother Statue, the Lac Long Quan Temple, and the Ca Mau Cape flag pole at the Ca Mau Cape national park.
A conference on tourism linkages between the province and other delta localities as well as Hanoi and HCM City will be held during the event.
The replica of Hanoi Flag Tower in Ca Mau cape is expected to be a spotlight of the region, thereby, draw more tourists to the southern tip of Vietnam.
Thi Tuong lagoon, 40 kilometers south of Ca Mau city, is the biggest and most beautiful lagoon in the Mekong Delta, and a major tourist attraction in Ca Mau province.
Seeing tourism as a spearhead economy in the near future, Ca Mau is working to promote renowned tourist attractions and local typical products, including eco-tourism, community-based tourism, among both domestic and foreign visitors.