Ha Long Carnival to honour indigenous cultural values

Friday, 2014-04-04 17:49:12
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The 2014 Ha Long Carnival will feature a carnival parade with nearly 3,800 professional and amateur artists (Credit: baoquangninh.com.vn)
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Nhan Dan Online – The 2014 Ha Long Carnival, the highlight of this year’s Quang Ninh Tourism Week, will take place on April 30 on Hoang Quoc Viet street in Ha Long city, the northern province of Quang Ninh.

 

The event, themed ‘Quang Ninh – Integration and Spread’, will feature artistic and musical performances, along with a carnival parade which will draw the participation of nearly 3,800 local professional and amateur artists.

A number of foreign artistic troupes will also join this year’s carnival, from countries such as China, Thailand and Laos.

In addition to Ha Long carnival, a wide variety of activities are being organised for the 2014 Quang Ninh Tourism Week scheduled in late April and early May, such as a cherry blossom festival, an arts programme entitled ‘I love Ha Long’ and a special high-tech light show as well as a photography exhibition entitled ‘Spiritual Life of the Fishing Community in Ha Long Bay’.

Other activities include, the Miss Ha Long competition, a contest to find the best MC and the 2014 Ha Long Trade and Tourism Fair.

Visitors will also have the chance to play both traditional and modern games as well as watch matches of the Tuan Chau International Beach Volleyball, the fourth Quang Ninh Golf and Quang Ninh tennis tournaments.

The 2014 Quang Ninh Tourism Week is expected to attract around 500,000 visitors to the province.