Tourism Festival namely “Cai Rang Floating Market Culture” will take place from July 7th
Can Tho Culture, Sports and Tourism Department has just had a working session with the People’s Committee of Cai Rang District on Tourism Festival namely “Cai Rang Floating Market Culture”. This is an annual activity of the tourism industry of Can Tho City and Cai Rang District to respond the annual Vietnam Tourism Day on July 9th as well as to create a highlight for tourism of Can Tho.
The festival will be expected to organize in three days, from July 7th to 9th, at 17/2 Vo Tanh Street, Song Hau Farm Store and some other neighboring places in Cai Rang and Ninh Kieu District. There will be fifteen activities taking place in the festival focusing on four main points: opening ceremony, parade of boats on the river, river market and Composite racing. In comparison with that of last year, this festival will be longer and have more activities, such as Cai Rang Floating Market Model contest, river market, dragon boat racing and showing Vietnam’s Guinness Record of banh xeo, rice pancake. Moreover, the festival will have many activities on the sidelines, such as fruit shaping contest, Don ca tai tu (amateur singing), culinary booths, and southern traditional cakes.
Mr. Le Minh Son, Deputy Director of the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, said that the tourism industry would announce the recognition of Can Tho Tourism‘s brand name including logo, slogan and award for authors.
Source: Can Tho Newspaper - Translated by Minh Loan