The 2017 ‘Do quyen’ (Rhododendron) Flower Festival is taking place from March 31 to April 9 in Sa Pa in the northern moutain province of Lao Cai. More than 1,000 colourful flowers, including numerous valuable species considered part of Viet Nam’s heritage, are being introduced to visitors. The festival is one of tourism products on flowers under the programme “Northwestern Colours,” in response to the 2017 National Tourism Year. This is the largest-scale event honouring the special flowers of the […]
The Sapa District’s People’s Committee of Lao Cai Province has decided to develop Cau May Street into a walking street for visitors. Accordingly, vehicles will not be allowed only on Friday and Saturday as to ensure the stability of local daily life. On weekends, local residents will be allowed to sell souvenirs, brocades, and food along the walking street. The opening of Cau May walking Street is expected to create a cultural space, and to promote cultural beauty to tourists. […]
The northern mountainous province of Lao Cai People’s Committee celebrated a grand ceremony to mark the 110th anniversary of Sapa tourism in Sapa town on November 2. Sapa Street Festival 2013, which comprised many special activities depicting local culture and the history of the town, has an important meaning in raising public awareness and responsibility of preserving cultural identity and natural sites of Sapa, creating more tourism products and fueling the local socio-economic development. Speaking at the ceremony, Deputy Prime […]
The Sapa Streets Festival 2013, themed “Colourful Sapa”, will be held on November 1, in Sapa town, the northern province of Lao Cai Province. The event is part of a series of activities to celebrate the 110th anniversary of Sapa tourism. The festival will feature the performance of 450 artisans, actors and actresses from the Lao Cai Culture, Art and Tourism Vocational School and the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. Decorated cars will parade through the major streets […]
A wide range of activities will be organised to mark the 110th anniversary of the popular resort town of Sapa in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on November 1-2. Highlights of the event will be a grand ceremony followed by a fireworks display at the town’s stadium on the evening of November 2.