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Ha Long city schedules various activities for National Reunification Day and May Day holidays

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A series of eventful activities are set to thrill visitors to Ha Long city, home to the world heritage site Ha Long Bay, during the forthcoming National Reunification Day and May Day holidays, which last from April 29 to May 3.

Carnaval Hạ Long là sự kiện văn hóa thường niên của TP Hạ Long được người dân và du khách mong đợi.
First held in 2007, Ha Long Carnival Festial, set to promote the values of the world natural heritage of Ha Long Bay, has offered a familiar and favorite venue to both local residents and tourists

The highlight among them is the Ha Long Carnival, slated for the National Reunification Day (April 30) and May Day holidays at the Ocean Park in Bai Chay Ward of Ha Long City, bringing together thousands of domestic and foreign artists.

First held in 2007, the annual event, set to promote the values of the world natural heritage of Ha Long Bay, has offered a familiar and favorite venue to both local residents and tourists. This year's festival should promote the values of the Yen Tu - Vinh Nghiem - Con Son, Kiep Bac heritage complex, whose dossier has been submitted to UNESCO to seek the world heritage tittle, as well as the typical values of Quang Ninh.

Lễ hội thả diều thu hút đông người dân và du khách. Ảnh: Phạm Tăng
A kite flying festival held at the square of 30/10 will bring locals and tourists a great cultural atmosphere.

Other events set for the holidays in Ha Long city only include a sport tournament from April 20 to March 1; a music show at the square of 30/10 on April 28; a kite flying festival; the city’s photo exhibition and literature and art creation camp; and a modern dance festival, etc.

Additionally, there will be nearly 50 cultural, sport and tourism programs and events at provincial, national and international levels in the province in the second quarter of this year.

Quang Ninh province targets to lure at least 17 million tourists, including 3 million international visitors, and earn VND39.1 trillion (US$1.5 billion) from the tourism sector.

By Minh Duc