The event saw the presence of Politburo member and Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue; and member of the Party Central Committee and Secretary of the Hoa Binh Provincial Party Committee Ngo Van Tuan.

The festival aims to strengthen and expand cooperationwhile promoting the potentials and advantages in socio-economic development of Hoa Province Binh and Hanoi City.

The event is also considered an opportunity to connect investors, businesses, travel companies, units and individuals to cooperate in developing cultural and tourism products, contributing to expanding markets and stimulate tourism in Hoa Binh.

The Hoa Binh Provincial Tourism and Cultural Festival in Hanoi was held from January 22-24, with a variety of activities taking place at the pedestrian street space around Hoan Kiem Lake and surrounding areas, including an ethnic arts programme; an exhibition showcasing local culture, cuisine and products; folk games; and a Muong Gong art parade, among others.