First Border Sim Flower Festival to be held in Mong Cai city

Thursday, 12/05/2022 16:32
Mong Cai City in the northern province of Quang Ninh will organize the first Border Sim Flower Festival, themed “Border Colors”, in Hai Son commune, on May 14 and 15.

The festival is part of activities to respond to the 2022 National Tourism Year, stimulate tourism in Mong Cai, and celebrate the 132th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh.

During the festival, many activities of ethnic minorities in border areas will be held.

The festival aims to create new tourism products associated with the development of community tourism in Hai Son commune; and contribute to preserving and promoting the unique cultural values of the ethnic groups in Mong Cai in general and Dao Thanh Y, San Chi and Hai Son ethnic people in particular.

Accordingly, the festival will be held at a number of tourist attractions in Hai Son commune such as: Hai Son Commune Sports and Culture Center; Po Hen Revolutionary Martyr Monument; Milestone 1347; Ho Dang hamlet in Po Hen village; Sim Hill; and Panai Mountain Top.

In the framework of the festival, many interesting activities will be held, such as "Po Hen market" at the stadium of the Hai Son Commune Sports and Culture Center with 20 stalls introducing products and special cuisines of local brands in Mong Cai city.

There will also be sports exchanges and folk games such as men’s and women’s football exchanges in Po Hen; folk games like tug of war, stick push, crossbow shooting, spinning, throwing, monkey bridge, and blindfolded catching ducks.

The festival’s opening ceremony will be held on the evening of May 14 at the stadium of Hai Son Commune Sports and Culture Center./.