The prestigious occasion serves as one of the year’s cultural, sporting, and tourism highlights for Can Tho city.
It also offers the city an opportunity to elevate its reputation as a tourist destination by promoting the Ninh Kieu wharf, whilst also marking the 61st anniversary since the establishment of the site.
Representatives of various state management agencies, businesses, and travel operators will share their experience and co-operate to strengthen economic, cultural, sporting, and tourism activities during the event.
Throughout the festival, both residents and visitors will have the chance to participate in the release of flower-shaped lanterns at Ninh Kieu park, whilst diverse community-based programs aimed at strengthening exchanges will be launched to preserve and promote traditional cultural values.
The festival’s highlight will be the release of flower-shaped lanterns and a special art performance which will take place during the opening ceremony.
In addition to this, a wide range of activities will be held during the course of the event, including a book fair, calligraphic arts, a photo exhibition themed ‘50 years of implementing President Ho Chi Minh's Testament’, pavilions on tourism promotion, street music, a flash mob performance, culinary arts, and folk games.