Can Tho lights up for lantern festival

VOV.VN - A spectacular evening lantern festival featuring flower-shaped lights and colourful lanterns recently took place in Ninh Kieu Wharf in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.

This year’s event represents the third version of the festival held in the southern city and has been jointly organised by the Ninh Kieu district People’s Committee and Can Tho City’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
The festival is part of Can Tho City’s range of tourism promotion activities aiming to advertise the city’s famous tourist hotspots to domestic and foreign visitors.
A huge dragon-shaped lantern proves to be the highlight of this year’s festival.
The variety of lanterns on show at this year’s festival showcase Can Tho City’s landscapes, destinations, and tourism products.
This year’s event is packed with activities for visitors to enjoy, including art performances and a photo exhibition displaying information on Ninh Kieu Harbour.
 
Guests are left in awe as the river is lit up by large lotus-shaped lanterns.
This year’s event is the third consecutive year that the lantern festival has been held in Can Tho City.
The occasion offers the perfect chance for Can Tho City to promote its tourism industry.