Bai Chay beach in Quang Ninh Province

Tourism week 2007 in Ha Long - Quang Ninh will be held at the Bai Chay Tourist Center in Quang Ninh Province from April 28 to May 5, provincial leaders announced at a press conference yesterday.

The event is the largest of its kind in the area and will feature many interesting cultural, sport and tourist activities, including a fireworks show, musical performances, an international travel expo (April 27), a beach volleyball competition (April 28), boat racing (April 29) and many others.

One of the highlights of the festival will be a carnival named “Ha Long – Vietnamese tourism destination”, which will be held for the first time in the streets of Quang Ninh and will include the participation of some 1,000 professional and amateur artists, and, notably, Miss Viet Nam 2006 Mai Phuong Thuy and Miss Beach 2006 Vu Ngoc Diep.

Foreign artistic troupes will also attend the event from China’s Guangxi and Hainan provinces, and Korea.

The organizers say they are hoping the festival will appeal to tourists from near and far and make a strong impression on them.

Source: SGGP