Thu, 02 Jul 2015. Last updated Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:38
Nha Trang Sea Festival is one of cultural tourism festivals in Nha Trang. Nha Trang Sea Festival 2015 has the theme of "Peace and Creativity". The festival will be the convergence of Nha Trang people and tourists from everywhere coming to the charming and romantic beaches in Nha Trang. Vice Chairman of Khanh Hoa People's Committee, Head of Steering Commitee of Nha Trang Sea Festival 2015 said that Nha Trang Sea Festival is a modern cultural, art and sport activity associated with traditional festivals in Vietnam, especially in coastal areas. Thereby, tourists have a chance to access and explore the natural beauty of Vietnam in general and of Nha Trang tourism in particular.
This is also an opportunity for businesses and individuals specializing in tourism and services to meet and exchange with foreign ones. At the same time, Sea Festival in Nha Trang is a good time to promote products and brand names. To specify, during the time, there are many activities appealing the local people and foreign tourists to protect the sea's environment and peace. The venue of the festival's activities is along the beach of Nha Trang, and 2-4 Square is the center of events. In addition, there are many other venues such as provincial Children's House, Sport Arena, Diamond Bay Resort, Hon Tam Tourist Area, Vinpearl Resort, Yang Bay Waterfall, and White Sand Doclet Resort & Spa... The total capital of organizing the festival is from socialized fund.
Mr. Truong Dang Tuyen, Director of Khanh Hoa Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, said that the festival consists of 52 cultural, sports, and social activities. Thereby, the festival can introduce and honor traditional cultural values, sea quintessence and people in Khanh Hoa in particular and in Vietnam in general. Among those, there are many activities towards the sovereignty of sea, islands of Vietnam such as exhibition of map and documents about Paracel Island and Spratly Islands, historical and juridical evidences, seminars on sea and island culture, and educational sovereignty over sea and islands in schools. These features of Khanh Hoa sea and human will be expressed through activities such as playing traditional card hut (Bai Choi - or Vietnamese Bingo), Cham pottery display, weaving broadcade, sand pictures, and some contests on sea. There are also exhibitions on "beauty of Frankincense". Besides, there are many big sports contest such as International Sailing Competition, beach volleyball...
Mr. Tran Son Hai - Vice Chairman of Khanh Hoa People's Committee, as well as the Head of the organizing committee of the festival confirmed that the locals will the maximum the work of ensuring security, tourist valorization, services, sanitation, safe food for travelers. Thereby, the organizing committee also estimated that there were about 150,000 domestic and international visitors coming to the city and enjoying the festival. Simultaneously, the organizing committee also orders hotels in Nha Trang and other accommodations to list public room rates and not to increase the rates. In addition, Tran Phu Street in Nha Trang City was officially covered with free Wi-Fi services. The work of ensuring security and order before, during and after the festival is enhanced. According to the organizing committee, during the festival, there are 10 computers equipped at cultural center of Nha Trang City to serve news agencies. Nha Trang Sea Festival 2015 is supported by the social fund of 70%.