During the Con Son – Kiep Bac Autumn Festival 2011, the Kiep Bac Temple relic area in Hung Dao Commune welcomed 10,000-30,000 visitors per day, reported the Hai Duong Provincial Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism.
“In a global environment marked by rising intolerance and crosscultural tensions, often exacerbated by the economic divide between nations, tourism can foster spiritual and cultural respect among and between peoples, while creating economic opportunities to benefit disadvantaged populations”
On September 13, the Saigon Travel and Service Company (Saigontourist) welcomed the five-star maritime cruise SuperStar Virgo at Lotus Port in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). 2,700 tourists and crew members were onboard, mainly from Singapore, Malaysia and Australia.
Through 28 paintings on silk, artist Ngoc Mai has told the stories of the featured characters of the epic poem Truyen Kieu (The Tale of Kieu), and gave the viewer an insight into Kieu’s up-and-down life.
The opening ceremony of the photo exhibition entitled “The beauty of Vietnam” opened at the State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia in Moscow on the afternoon of September 21 (Hanoi time).