The northern port city of Hai Phong will organise
the first Culture, Sports and Tourism Week from September 28 to October 2 in
response to the grand ceremony of the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.
The city’s Culture, Sports and Tourism Department said the week, which is
expected to be held annually, aims to encourage service and tourism businesses
to expand production and diversify and raise the quality of their products.
The week will include the second lion dance contest, a gastronomic festival, an
artefacts, drinks and tourism exhibition, water puppet shows, folk games and
other traditional art performances, the department said.