Sunday, April 12, 2009

2009 Cultural and Tourism Week to kick off in Sapa



Photo:Chuck Kuhn
The 2009 Cultural and Tourism Week will begin in the northern tourist resort town of Sapa on May 1, and is expected to attract a large number of visitors.

The 2009 Cultural and Tourism Week will begin in the northern tourist resort town of Sapa on May 1.
Various activities will take place during the week, including the love market in Sapa town and the cloud festival on Ham Rong mountain, which spotlights the traditional culture of ethnic minority groups, such as the Xa Pho, Dao, Mong, Giay and Tay.

A photography exhibition, “The Color of Sapa”, will also be on show during the week together with a musical program and a culinary arts fair.

The week will feature nearly one 100 types of orchid which are indigenous to Hoang Lien forest and mountain range in Sapa – the city in the fog.

VietNamNet/VOV
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