Central Nha Trang city to host int’l regatta
Central Nha Trang city, an international sailing regatta will be held in the central coastal city of Nha Trang from October 15-21, said deputy director of the Ho Chi Minh City-based tourism company (Saigontourist) Vu Duy Vu.
It is the third time the city hosts the competition which is held every two years by Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Vina Capital and Saigontourist.
The event is expected to bring together 130 local and foreign competitors with 10 sailing boats from many countries around the world.
Racing boats are scheduled to leave Hong Kong on Oct. 15 and sprint to the finish at Nha Trang on Oct. 18. They then will compete at Nha Trang Sea on the next day.
Nha Trang Beach Festival to take place in 2009
The Nha Trang Beach Festival will take place in central coastal city of Nha Trang on June 6 next year, the organising board said on Oct. 8.
The event, financed by local businesses and the US Rare Antibody Antigen Supply Inc (RAAS), will include cultural, sport and tourism activities such as art performances, masquerades, a kite flying competition, photo exhibitions and cooking contests.
The festival is expected to attract participants from France, Ukraine, the Republic of Korea and Japan, particularly Beauty Queens from a number of countries and territories around the world.
(Source: VNA, URL:http://english.vietnamnet.vn/travel/2008/10/807656//)
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