Lao Cai readies for tourism festival
Lao Cai tourism festival, the northern border province of Lao Cai is preparing for the Bac Ha Culture and Tourism Week to take place in the province’s Bac Ha Town and four surrounding communes of Bao Nhai, Coc Ly, Na Hoi and Ban Pho from May 30 to June 2.
Like the Sapa Culture and Tourism Week which was held in the resort town of Sa Pa from April 30, the Bac Ha Tourism Week will include festivities that encourage tourists to explore the culture and lifestyle of the ethnic people.
Visitors can participate in a food festival, many ethnic folk games, a horse race contest with some 50 horses, and music performances. They will be able to walk through the ripe plum gardens and taste the local fruits.
(Source: VNA, URL:http://english.vietnamnet.vn/travel/2008/05/784852/)
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