Phong Dien – Can Tho eco-tourism festival in 2017


Responding to the World Tourism Day 27/9/2017, Can Tho city organized the eco-tourism festival in Phong Dien – Can Tho 2017, from September 22nd to 25th, 2017, in Phong Dien district, Can Tho city.

Speaking at the Opening Ceremony, Mr. Le Van Tam – Vice Chairman of Can Tho People’s Committee said that, through Phong Dien Day, Can Tho City would like to introduce tourism products, traditional villages products, Phong Dien’s products come to domestic and international visitors; To exploit the potentials and strengths in tourism; To intensify the attraction of investment with focus; To build, preserve and promote intangible cultural heritages and orientate tourism development planning in line with the city’s socio-economic development planning.

For the fair of Vietnamese goods to rural areas, there are more than 50 booths of 29 enterprises participating in introducing such Vietnamese products as Satramart, Coopmart, Tay Do, Viet Hung, Vinaphone, Lifan, etc.

Phong Dien – Can Tho Ecotourism Festival this year is a re-imagining of the floating market in combination with the performance of folk art – “Don ca Tai tu.” Guests will experience the floating market through shopping activities, dining right at the boat on the river with the unique folk food of the locality.

Besides, many special activities will be organized such as Flower garlands and colored lanterns hung on the river; Fair of Vietnamese goods to the countryside; The fruit contest; food display exhibitions; demonstration of calligraphy; show the delicious dishes of Phong Dien; Folk games, etc. Especially, within the framework of the festival, there will be a conference on Phong Dien tourism.

With a larger scale and more advanced preparations after many times, this year’s eco-tourism festival in Phong Dien – Can Tho promises to bring visitors an interesting destination for the weekend.