The Thang Long-Hanoi International Tourism Festival will be held at the Bao Son Paradise Theme Park from October 2-5. The festival will recreate daily life in Hanoi in the late 19th and early 20th century.
The festival is a good chance to strengthen mutual understanding, tourism, and cultural co-operation between Hanoi and other cities as well as between Vietnam and international friends.
This statement was made by chairman of the Hanoi People Committee, Nguyen The Thao, at the Thang Long-Hanoi International Tourism Festival which opened at the Bao Son Paradise Tourism Site in Hanoi on October 2. It is part of the activities to celebrate Thang Long-Hanoi 1,000 th anniversary, the 50 th anniversary of the tourism sector and the National Tourism Year 2010. It aims to promote Vietnam tourism potential, and present the countryâunique cultural and tourism products to the international community.
Visitors will have an excellent opportunity to enjoy attractive images of Hanoi and Vietnam and gain a better understanding about the culture, landscapes, and tourism sites of different countries around the world.
Artisans from Hanoi trade villages will demonstrate the skills they use to produce art and handicrafts.
Performances of folk arts such as water puppetry, Ca Tru folk music, and national opera, along with demonstrations of traditional Vietnamese games, will entertain the festival-goers.
The festival aims to give visitors the event-filled atmosphere of a street festival expressing both the traditional and modern culture of Vietnam, especially as it exists in Hanoi.