Lift the curtain of the Culture and Tourism Week of 6 provinces in Viet Bac and Ha Noi in 2022

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- On 16th April 2022, the opening ceremony of the Culture and Tourism Week of 6 provinces in Viet Bac (Eastern Region) and Ha Noi in 2022 took place at Ly Thai To Flower Garden, Ha Noi.

MOCST’s Minister Nguyen Van Hung, VNAT’s Chairman Nguyen Trung Khanh and elegates cut the ribbon to kick off the event. Photo: TITC

The event took place in 3 days from 15th to 17th April 2022, part of the "Through the Viet Bac heritage regions" programme, it is the cooperation in tourism development among 6 provinces in Viet Bac region, held annually with the participation of the provinces: Ha Giang, Tuyen Quang, Thai Nguyen, Bac Kan, Cao Bang, Lang Son.

Culture Tourism Week of 6 provinces in Viet Bac and Ha Noi in 2022 includes many activities to honour and promote the diverse and unique cultural colours of Viet Bac provinces, such as: Space to introduce cultural heritages, typical products in the Octagonal house area; Introduce the typical heritage destination model of the provinces and cities at the sidewalk space of Dinh Tien Hoang Street; Display paintings and photos introducing the culture and tourism of Viet Bac provinces in the flower garden - Ly Thai To monument; Photo exhibition of unique landscapes of Viet Bac heritage regions…

Mr. Nguyen Van Son, Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ha Giang Province speaking at the opening ceremony

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Van Son, Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ha Giang Province stated that: The event of Culture and Tourism Week of 6 provinces in Viet Bac and Ha Noi in 2022 is the opening for the year of cooperation with a series of tourism development cooperation activities between Viet Bac provinces in 2022. This is also the first event organised by Viet Bac provinces outside the region in order to improve efficiency and promote potential tourism strengths of the Viet Bac region through joint events, regional scale, linking and integrating with local event chains, attracting the attention of media units, visitors, tourism businesses, investors in Ha Noi, and while strengthening further tourism linkage cooperation among Ha Noi City and localities.

Viet Bac tourism is in a period of strong transformation to become an important destination and bridge in regional and international links. With the goal of building and positioning the tourism image of the Viet Bac region as "friendly, unique, attractive and safe" in accordance with the requirements and context of the new situation.

Additionally, Mr. Nguyen Van Son also wished to continue to receive the attention and coordination of related ministries, localities and units in order to prepare for the successful organisation of the tourism programme "Through the heritage regions of 6 provinces of Viet Bac" for the 13th time in 2022, hosted by Ha Giang Province from 15th - 17th July 2022. This promises to continue to become a convergence of cultural colours in the Viet Bac region, attracting the attention of visitors to experience.

Mr. Nguyen Van Hung, MOCST’s Minister speaking at the ceremony

Mr. Nguyen Van Hung, MOCST’s Minister emphasised during his speech at the event, Ha Noi is the centre of culture and politics, tourist destination, the leading international tourist hub in the country. The link among 6 provinces of Viet Bac and Ha Noi will create the overall strength of tourism development in the whole region. The recovery of tourism of 6 localities in Viet Bac and Ha Noi at the same time has a spillover effect, promoting tourism of neighbouring localities as well as developing alliances and links in other regions. The MOCST also suggested that Viet Bac provinces focus on implementing the keywords of Vietnam tourism in 2022 under the direction of the Prime Minister: "connection", "peace", " greening", "digitising".

The Minister again suggested the provinces complete the regional linkage mechanism to develop tourism in the direction of focus, substance and efficiency. At the same time, focus on building a "green" tourism environment in accordance with the theme of the Visit Vietnam Year 2022, developing tourism in association with environmental protection. The provinces also inspect and review the conditions for COVID-19 disease prevention and control, facilities and services to ensure quality and meet the restoration of tourism and promote the image of Vietnam - a safe, friendly and attractive destination.

The opening ceremony of “the Culture and Tourism Week of 6 provinces in Viet Bac and Ha Noi” in 2022 includes a ceremony and an art performance show with the theme "Colours of Viet Bac" performed by the art troupe of Viet Bac provinces.

Coming to Viet Bac, which is known as the revolutionary war zone, the historical capital, visitors will have a chance to admire the majestic natural landscape, experience the long-standing culture and rich in the identity of the ethnicity, and enjoy delicious cuisine, etc.

Some photos from the Opening Ceremony:

Delegates attending the opening ceremony

Delegates attending the opening ceremony

Delegates visiting the booths of localities in Viet Bac

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