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An Giang promotes delta with Mekong Tourism Festival


The 2nd Mekong Tourism Festival is set to be held in southern An Giang Province February 23-26 next year to promote the rich tourism potential of the Mekong Delta region, according to Thanh Nien Online.

The festival will take place mainly at the Chau Doc Municipality and the provincial capital of Long Xuyen.

The programme will include a trade and tourism fair, a rural food festival, a tour guide competition and a seminar on developing tourism in Mekong River region. All will take place in Long Xuyen, which lies some 50km southeast of the Vietnamese/Cambodian border.

Chau Doc will be the venue for the art and cultural festival with the participation of art troupes from the Kinh (Viet), Hoa (Chinese), Cham, and Khmer communities in the Mekong Delta. In addition, fashions show will feature Tan Chau silk, a well-known traditional handicraft indigenous to An Giang Province.

The Mekong Tourism Festival is scheduled to be held in the 13 Mekong Delta provinces on a rotating basis every two years.- 02 Dec Thanhnien news

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