The event is a highlight of the 2021 Hanoi Tourism and Culinary Culture Festival themed “Hanoians travel Hanoi”.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Chairman of the Hanoi Municipal People’s Committee Chu Ngoc Anh hailed the achievements that the Party committee, authorities and people of Ba Vi District as well as the joint efforts by travel agencies in the localities over the past years.

He also noted that despite many difficulties on infrastructure and the heavy impact of COVID-19 pandemic, Ba Vi District has made many measures to maintain tourism activities and implement the “dual goal” of preventing and controlling the epidemic while boosting socio-economic development.

The local authorities and agencies have boldly developed and organised new tourism products as well as exploited the potential of nature and cultural identities to create specific products, bringing many new and interesting experiences tovisitors.

Taking place until August, visitors to the festival will have the chance to join various activities such as visiting Coc Hamlet in Minh Quang Commune with Muong – Dao Market, an introduction to the traditional cuisines of ethnic minority people, gong performances, Ba Vi Orchids Festival, the promotion of tourism products at the Ao Vua and Khoang Xanh tourist sites and Tan Da Resort.