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Titled “The HCMC - Development and Integration 2019”, the festival will be held on Nguyen Hue pedestrian street and at Bach Dang Wharf Park in District 1.

The event provides a platform for the city to introduce its culture and tourism to partners globally and attract further foreign investment.

Each booth will showcase traditional products, photos and costumes of its country. Visitors can also learn about HCMC’s culture, arts and tourism through its traditional handicraft products such as rice paintings, pottery and wooden-wares.

Exhibitions on the city’s economic achievements, landmarks, beautiful landscapes, cooperation in culture, sports and tourism with other countries, and the expat community will be held. Vietnamese and international dishes will be introduced. Folk games, water puppet shows and music performances will take place.

There will be a book pavilion introducing Vietnamese and foreign books of different fields including literature, economics, education, and foreign affairs./.

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