Festival highlights beauty of Northwest region
A festival entitled “Essence of the Northwest region” was held in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on August 27.
The event was attended by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, among other leaders of various ministries, agencies and localities.
The festival was an initiative launched by Lao Cai Province which eight Northwestern provinces and Ho Chi Minh City agreed to become an annual event. It has been held alternately in the localities as a typical product of the region.
Lao Cai Province is famous for Fansipan peak, which is known as the “Roof of Indochina”, along with many historical relic sites, landscapes, festivals and cultural heritages.
Notably, the Sapa national tourist area is expected to become an international tourist site with various unique products.