Sapa in the Cloud Festival to open in late April

The 2013 Sapa in the Cloud Festival will take place from April 26 to May 5, said the district People’s Committee. 

A decision recognisingSapa in northern mountainous Lao Cai province as a class four town will be announced on this occasion. 

The festival will feature a wide range of cultural and sporting activities, including a display of flowers and ornamental plants at Van Hoa Park, an art photo exhibition themed “Sapa Colour” and folk cultural festive days at Ham Rong tourist site. 

A Cat Cat village culture festival and a Mong ethnic pan-pipe competition will also be held. 

This year’s Reunification and International Labour Days holiday is expected to bring a large number of tourists to Sapa. The district asked relevant agencies to ensure security and food hygiene and safety.

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