Muong Lo cultural – tourism week scheduled for September

The Muong Lo Cultural – Tourism Week and Mu Cang Chai terraced field festival 2019 is scheduled to take place in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai in September.

Muong Lo cultural – tourism week scheduled for September

Duong Van Tien, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, said the events aim to introduce local tangible and intangible cultural values to tourists at home and abroad, and form a sustainable tourism development linkage between provincial localities and northwestern provinces.

A street parade, culinary cultural and paragliding festivals, highland market, among others in Mu Cang Trai district are also planned.

A festival to honour Suoi Giang ancient tea tree, Tu Le young rice grinding competition, hot spring and adventure tours will be also organised.-VNA

 
Yen Bai paragliding festival

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Mu Cang Chai district in Yen Bai Province played host to a paragliding festival on May 25 and May 26, with the event proving popular with both local people and tourists in attendance.

Luc Yen gemstone market in Yen Bai

Luc Yen gemstone market in Yen Bai

Luc Yen gemstone market in Yen Bai

Mu Cang Chai terrace fields among world’s most colorful places

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The Mu Cang Chai terraced rice fields in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai have been praised as one of the world’s top 20 colorful places by New York-based magazine Conde Nast Traveler.  

 
 

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