Kon Tum’s culture, tourism week features various activities

Kon Tum province will organise a culture and tourism week from December 14 to 17 with the participation of over 700 artists from Central Highlands localities, along with central Quang Nam and Quang Ngai and southern An Giang provinces.

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Kon Tum (VNA) – Kon Tum province will organise a
culture and tourism week from December 14 to 17 with the participation of over
700 artists from Central Highlands localities, along with central Quang Nam and
Quang Ngai and southern An Giang provinces.

The week, the fourth of its kind so far, will be
an occasion to honour and popularise the culture, tourism potential and other
advantages of the central, Central Highlands and southwestern regions.

Organisers said the week’s opening ceremony will
be held at the March 16 Square in Kon Tum city on December 14 evening,
featuring performances by many famous artists.

A variety of activities will take place as part
of the week, including a culinary culture festival, a folk wood carving
festival, the introduction of local tourism products, an exhibition of cultural
heritage items, folk games, and a street festival.

[Video: Diversity of Central Highlands’ culture introduced at ethnic village]

Tours of destinations across Kon Tum province,
including in Kon Tum city and the districts of Kon Plong, Kon Ray, Ngoc Hoi, Tu
Mo Rong and Sa Thay, will also be organised for visitors to the week.

Meanwhile, traditional costumes of different
ethnic groups will be shown at the closing ceremony on December 16.

Kon Tum, a border province in the Central
Highlands, has a population of nearly 500,000, over 50 percent of which are
people from more than 20 ethnic minority groups. As a result, it is home to
diverse traditional ethnic culture. –VNA

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