It is an activity in the framework of a week to highlight Vietnamese ethnic groups' great solidarity, held at the Village from November 8th to 23rd to mark the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day (November 23rd).
Le Minh Son, vice director of Can Tho City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism,
presented a speech at the opening ceremony
Le Minh Son, vice director of Can Tho City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, said that the week to highlight Vietnamese ethnic groups' great solidarity drew the participation of 40 artists, artisans and mass forces. Mr. Son also hoped that the activity would help visitors understand more about Can Tho.
Dang Tan Hung, president of Can Tho City Tourism Association, said that Can Tho City has potential in natural and human tourism with modern tourism technical facilities. Visitors to Can Tho will experience life on the water when transported by boats and to see the active waterway trade. They also have an opportunity to enjoy traditional local foods.
Tran Thanh Man, a member of 12th PCC and President of Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee,
participating in the ceremony to recreate Cai Rang floating market
Vice Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Huynh Vinh Ai and people from Can Tho city participate in recreating Cai Rang floating market
The market on the waterways
Folk art performances (Photo source: cinet.gov.vn)