Wed, 09 Jul 2014. Last updated Thu, 25 Jun 2015 08:46
Five main activities will take place in Nha Trang including the opening ceremony at the stage of 2/4 Square on August 2nd; exhibition and parade of yacht from August 2nd to 4th; international wine and cuisine festival from August 2nd to 4th at Tran Hung Dao Park and Youth Park; night party at the city marina on August 2nd; and the closing ceremony at the stage of 2/4 Square on August 4th. In addition, several diverse and attractive programmes will be held in the framework of the festival, expectedly to draw attention of a large number of tourists such as: music show for the beloved Truong Sa Island, Nha Trang’s Sea Environment Day, supercar parade and exhibition, art performances of international participants, cultural exchange between businessmen and yacht owners.
Different from last festivals, the Organizing Committee of this year’s International Yacht Festival has decided to found serving subcommittees with the mission of promoting, promulgating festival’s information, managing finance, reception as well as foreign affairs, and ensuring security and order during the time of the festival. Each subcommittee will be responsible for each specific step in the organization of the festival, contributing to advise People’s Committee of Khanh Hoa Province to hold a successful festival leaving deep impression on the public and international tourists.
This year festival will gather hundreds of luxury yachts belonging to many organizations and individuals over the world. Also on this occasion, 28 special, unique and attractive sideline cultural tourism activities will take place at large commercial centers, on main streets, at tourist attractions and famous scenic spots of Nha Trang. They are the songwriting competition of sea’s legend, competition of sailing yacht welcoming the International Yacht Festival, water festival, wine festival, street art programme, performances of fire art, cuisine festival, mass wedding ceremony underwater, and so on.
Nha Trang is recognized as one of the most beautiful bays in the world and enters the club of world’s beautiful bays. Being endowed with a charming landscape, nice location, moderate climate and long-time cultural history, Nha Trang has the potential to develop various forms of tourism, especially beach tourism along with water sport games. The International Yacht Festival 2014 is a tourism event aiming to introduce and promote the image of Vietnam tourism in general and Nha Trang tourism in particular. It is also an event contributing to the stable increase of Nha Trang tourism, achieving the goal of 3.4 million tourists including 1 million international ones, 5.000 billion VND of revenue in 2014.