Culture and tourism week kicks off in Dong Thap

Culture and tourism week kicks off in Dong ThapA performance at the launching ceremony. (Photo:

NDO – A culture and tourism week was launched in Sa Dec City, Dong Thap Province, on January 22 to celebrate the 13th National Party Congress.

Themed ‘Sa Dec – Streets and Flowers’, the event features assorted activities to introduce visitors to the land, culture, cuisine and people of Dong Thap along with other Mekong river delta provinces in general.

An exhibition is being held to showcase tourist products, souvenirs, products selected from the local ‘One Commune – One Product’ programme in Sa Dec City and Dong Thap Province.

Visitors to the event can participate in exciting competitions on flower arrangement, fence decoration, and cake making, as well as colourful street art performances.

A seminar on reviewing the cooperation outcomes in boosting tourism link between Ho Chi Minh City and 13 cities and provinces in the Mekong River Delta region, and a conference on introducing new tourist products are also scheduled under the framework of the week.

According to Chairman of Dong Thap Provincial People’s Committee Doan Tan Buu, the event is expected to seek cooperation with tourism businesses and travel agencies in developing new tours for visitors to the locality.

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