(TITC) - On the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the foundation of Mu Cang Chai District (18 October 1957 – 18 October 2012), People’s Committee of Mu Cang Chai District (Yen Bai Province) will hold the culture, sports and tourism week of Mu Cang Chai terraced fields scenic site 2012 from 14 to 20 September in the town of the district and 4 communes of La Pan Tan, De Xu Phinh, Pung Luong, Che Cu Nha.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has approved Hanoi to host the International Tourism Expo (ITE) Vietnam, better known as ITE HCMC, next year and recommended the capital and HCMC take turn to organize this tourism event. However, the HCMC Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, creator and organizer of the event, has shown strong opposition to the decision.
In the first half of this year, the central province of Quang Nam has received nearly 1.4 million tourists, presenting a year-on-year increase of over 30 percent and fulfilling more than 50 percent of its yearly target.
A selection of 145 films from 25 domestic and 42 overseas studios will be shown at the sixth Vietnam International Cinema, Television and Sports and Tourism (FICTS) Festival, which will take place in Hanoi from July 4-7.
Pho Thi Kim Duc, famous for singing “Ca tru” (ceremonial songs) and the only remaining “Ca tru” singer from the well-known Kham Thien Ca tru group in the past, will perform at the French Cultural Centre on June 13 in Hanoi.