An event of the 2018 Vietnam cultural heritage and tourism festival. (Photo for illustration: hanoimoi.com.vn)

The festival will feature numerous activities, including an exhibition of 100 photos introducing Vietnam’s tourism, nature and heritages; an exhibition themed “Cultural heritages in the tourism development”, a dialogue themed “Cultural heritage of craft villages in international integration”; and an exhibition entitled “Cultural heritage, tourism and traditional trade villages in Vietnam”. In addition, the signing of cooperation agreements among trade villages and artisans from various localities will also be held.

During the festival, visitors can enjoy various intangible cultural heritages such as Nha nhac (royal court music) from the formal imperial capital in Hue, the gongs’ performance from the Central Highlands, don ca tai tu (the traditional southern Vietnamese folk music), to name but a few.

Translated by Hoang Giang