Vietnam Travel Footprint Home | Sitemap 
Vietnam adventure tours
Vietnam Information
Country Profile
Vietnam Travel Tips
Travel News
Vietnam Destinations
Saigon (HCM)
Vietnam Tours
Day Trips & Excursions
Package Travel
Adventure Tours
Vietnam Hotels & Resorts
Hotels in the South
Hotels in the North
Hotels in the Center
Responsible Travel
Out and About
Travel Newsletter
For the latest news, hotest deals and more... We treat
your email confidential!
Home »Vietnam Information » Vietnam Travel News »

Vietnam New tourism season begins across Vietnam

03/05/2006 (GMT+7)

During the celebrations to mark the southern liberation on April 30 and May Day, the new tourism season has kicked off in many cities and provinces throughout the country.

Buffalo fighting

From April 28 to May 3, the Festival on Cloud – Sapa 2006 took place in a jubilant atmosphere, focusing on promoting cultural identity of ethnic minority groups in Sapa.

 The opening ceremony was organised at a stadium in Sapa district with an announcement on activities of “Lao Cai Tourism Year 2007.” A tourism fair and fashion show, featuring 120 pavilions displaying and selling traditional products of local ethnic groups from Yen Bai and Phu Tho provinces. 

During the festival, a love market night was held at Van Hoa Park with the participation of 60 amateur artists from Ta Phin and Sa Pa communes. 

During this time, Haiphong Tourism Festival has taken place since April 28 at Do Son town with various activities such as buffalo fighting, Haiphong Beauty Contest, a beach volleyball competition, a boat race, a tennis competition and a lantern festival. 

One of the most important parts of the festival is to inaugurate a monument to Ho Chi Minh Sea Route and open the Hon Dau International Resort. 

Quang Ninh province also started the summer 2006 tourism season from April 29 at four places, including Ha Long city, Uong Bi town, Mong Cai town and Van Dan district. 

The Quang Ninh Provincial People’s Committee held a ceremony on April 29 to open Ha Long Tourism Festival 2006 on the Tuan Chau Island’s International Resort. 

After the opening ceremony, a typical song and dance performance and a fashion show were organised with the participation of star singers who won the Morning Star Competition’s awards. 

The festival has taken place for three days with a great deal of cultural and sports activities, including an international volleyball tournament, a dragon dance, a unicorn dance, young musical bands’ performances and a musical competition on Ha Long. 

Sam Son town’s authority began the new tourism season on May 1 at Sam Son beach in Thanh Hoa province. Earlier, the cultural sea tourism week took place in the town. 

On April 29 and May 1, Cua Lo town in the central province of Nghe An also kicked off the new tourism season. 

(Source: ND)

New tourism season begins across Vietnam (03/05/2006)
Ben Tre - famous for orchards and... (03/05/2006)
Tourist train from HCM City to Phan Thiet begins (03/05/2006)
Sa Pa tourists walk on the clouds (24/04/2006)
Can Tho linked with Phnom Penh by high-speed ships (23/04/2006)
Development of Vietnamese tourism industry (23/04/2006)
Vietnam ‘forgets’ American tourists? (22/04/2006)
Motorcades bring Thai tourists to Hue (21/04/2006)
Sapa gears up for Festival in the Mist (20/04/2006)
World heritage meeting held in Hue (13/04/2006)
Ethnic Khmer community in Soc(12/04/2006)
Vung Tau Sea Festival opens with a bang (11/04/2006)
Cruises bring boon to Da Nang (07/04/2006)
150 garden houses in Hue to be preserved (07/04/2006)
Two five-star cruise ships dock in HCM City(06/04/2006)
Where horses race and people bet (06/04/2006)
Royal Brunei flying to Vietnam (05/04/2006)
Hung Temple Festival begins jubilantly (04/04/2006)
Mekong tourists get back to nature (02/04/2006)
VN one of Japanese’ 20 favourite destinations (31/03/2006)
  Responsible Travel | Vietnam hotels | Travel Pictures | Destinations | Travel Maps | FAQs | Links  
   Footprint Travel ® Copyright 1999 -
Travel to Vietnam: Vietnam Tourism 

AdministrationPATAResponsible travelTrust Earned Travel
   Privacy & Disclaimers applied