Phong Dien - Can Tho Eco-tourism Festival 2017
Update: Sep 25, 2017
(TITC) - Responding to World Tourism Day of 27 September 2017, Phong Dien – Can Tho Eco-tourism Festival 2017 was organized from 22 to 25 September in Nguyen Phuong Danh Park, Phong Dien Town, Phong Dien District, Can Tho City.

Illustration image (Source: Internet)

The festival aims to promote eco-tourism potentials as well as specialties of Phong Dien District, and also Can Tho City to domestic and international visitors; create the opportunity for local gardeners to introduce their brands and cooperate with tour operators to attract visitors; thereby building Phong Dien District into an eco-tourism district.

The highlight of this year’s festival was the appearance of floating market in combination with performance of Don ca tai tu music and song. Here, visitors experienced the floating market through shopping activities, enjoying many unique rural dishes at boats on the river.

Besides, many specific activities were also organized such as the ceremony of dropping flower lanterns on the river; fair on Vietnamese goods; contest of fruit plastic art; displaying handicraft products, fruit, cuisine; calligraphy demonstration; boat racing; folk games, etc. Especially, in the framework the festival, seminar on “Connecting sustainable tourism development” and launching the club of tourism gardens in Phong Dien District took place.

Thu Giang