Various activities to be held during Quang Binh Cave Festival 2019

Wednesday, 2019-06-12 10:43:13
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Quang Binh is home to a giant unique cave system, including Son Doong - the world’s largest cave. (Photo: Oxalis)
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NDO – A range of attractive activities are planned for the 2019 Quang Binh Cave Festival this July and August in the central province of Quang Binh, organisers have said.

Accordingly, the opening ceremony for the festival will be held simultaneously at Bao Ninh square in Dong Hoi city and the Thien Duong (paradise) cave ecological tourist area in Son Trach commune, Bo Trach district, on July 20.

The announcement of a master plan for the development of Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Tourism complex is scheduled for the same day, along with the launch of a domestic tourism stimulate programme from July 20 to August 20 and tourism promotion activities for the Republic of Korea (RoK) market, slated from July 10 to August 10 in both Quang Binh and the RoK.

Also from July 20 to August 20, multiple new tourism products and services will be launched in Dong Hoi city and Phong Nha - Ke Bang, including flying tours in Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park, the opening of a new Dong Hoi - Da Nang flight route and the launch of Ozo Toptree Park, a City Tour tourism product, as well as the opening of many local tourist accommodation facilities.

Other cultural and art programmes are also set to take place during the festival, such as a space to promote Quang Binh tourism as part of an exhibition on the province’s socio-economic achievements 30 years after its re-establishment, street art performances and activities by Quang Binh’s youths to promote local tourism.

The festival aims to promote Quang Binh tourism resources and products to domestic and foreign tourists, investors and travel companies for local tourism growth. It is also an opportunity to promote public awareness, especially in youngsters, in actively participating in protecting, preserving and promoting the values, potentials and advantages of Quang Binh tourism through activities that preserve heritage and cultural values in a sustainable way.