The embassies of India, Malaysia and Ireland together with 11 consulates general in Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang have registered to attend the Nha Trang-Khanh Hoa Sea Festival 2013, scheduled for June 8-11 in central Khanh Hoa province.
The information was released by the provincial People’s Committee at a press conference in Nha Trang city on May 31 to announce the biennial festival.
An art troupe from Japan will present traditional Bon odori and Flamenco dances at the event while the US’s Jazz Five Play group will perform jazz. Guests from Morbihan province of France will coordinate with the Hai Dao Tourism Joint Stock Company to organise a wine fiesta on June 9.
With more than 60 cultural, sports and economic activities, fairs and workshops, the festival – the sixth of its kind since 2003 – aims to highlight the traditional cultural features of local seas and islands as well as to introduce the maritime tourism potential and strengths of Khanh Hoa in particular and the central coastal provinces in general.
Vice Chairman of Khanh Hoa provincial People’s Committee Le Xuan Than said that this year’s event will devote dozens of activities towards the province’s Truong Sa archipelago, thus manifesting the whole nation’s affection towards this sacred land of the country and affirms national sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos.