The Thang Long–Hanoi International Tourism
Festival 2010, part of a program during the National Tourism Year 2010, will be
held from October 2nd to 5th at the Bao Son Paradise Theme Park in Hanoi to
celebrate the 1,000th Anniversary of Thang Long–Hanoi and the 50th anniversary
of Vietnam’s tourism sector.
The upcoming event, with various artistic and cultural activities, will see the
participation of local people, domestic and foreign travel agencies, businesses
and organisations. The opening ceremony will be broadcast live on VTV channels
on October 2nd.
Hanoi and Vietnam’s tourism potentials and products will be promoted during the
event. The festival is a good chance for domestic travel agencies to seek
business opportunities with foreign partners.
According to Mai Tien Dung, Deputy Director of the city’s Department of Culture,
Sports and Tourism, domestic and international businesses will put their
products on display at around 400 booths.
A seminar, entitled “Promoting values of heritages and craft villages to develop
tourism”, will also be held during the festival, and foreign art troupes, taking
part in the 1,000th Anniversary of Thang Long–Hanoi, will give special
Source: Translated by Duy