Cultural, sports, tourism week opens in Can Tho

At the event (Source: Internet)    Can Tho (VNA) – The Cultural, Sports and TourismWeek opened in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on February 8 in celebration ofthe upcoming Lunar New Year festival. A number of activities are scheduled during the week,including a ceremony marking the 88th founding anniversary of the CommunistParty of Vietnam and the 50th anniversary of the General Offensive andUprising, a flower street and artistic lights along Can Tho bridge and XangThoi lake, a music festival and firework setting. The event will afford the city a chance to introduce itspotential and strengths in culture, sports and tourism and create a bridge linkingup artists and athletes together. On the occasion, the municipal Department of Culture, Sportsand Tourism held an exhibition on maps and materials on Vietnam’s Hoang Sa andTruong Sa archipelagoes – historic and legal evidence. In Luu Huu Phuoc park, the organising board displayed 186photos and 800 books reflecting Vietnam’s sovereignty, sovereign andjurisdiction rights over waters, continental shelf and exclusive economiczone.-VNA


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