Through activities during the Culture and Tourism Week, Tra Vinh promotes a safe and attractive destination for domestic and foreign tourists; Serving people for sightseeing and entertainment.
On the evening of November 21, at the Cultural Center of Tra Vinh province, the Provincial People’s Committee held the opening ceremony of the Culture, Tourism Week – Southern Cuisine Festival associated with the 2023 Ok Om Bok Festival.
Ok Om Bok is a traditional festival of the Khmer ethnic group, which has been included in the National Intangible Cultural Heritage List by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Tra Vinh province Le Thanh Binh said that the Southern Culture, Tourism and Cuisine Festival Week associated with the 2023 Ok Om Bok Festival was organized by Tra Vinh province. organization to create a joyful and exciting atmosphere among the people; create a useful activity space for people to participate and experience, contributing to increasing labor productivity and fulfilling socio-economic development targets in 2023.
The activity also aims to preserve and promote the value of Cultural Heritage of ethnic minorities in general, and Khmer people in particular in the area; contributing to preserving, building and developing an advanced Vietnamese culture rich in national identity.
This year, the Provincial People’s Committee organized the Culture, Tourism Week – Southern Cuisine Festival associated with the Ok Om Bok Festival on a provincial scale, expanding to provinces and cities in the River Delta region. Cuu Long, with many rich and exciting activities from November 21-27.
Typical activities are: Trade promotion fair, rural industrial products and OCOP; Southern culinary space; Demonstration of folk baking; The 3rd traditional Khmer ethnic costume performance contest in Tra Vinh province, 2023 and exhibition activities, especially the Ok Om Bok Festival night program taking place at the Architectural and Artistic Relic Area and Ang Pagoda and Ba Om Pond National Scenic Spot.
If you have ever enjoyed fish noodle soup from the Southwest region, diners will forever remember the flavor of eggplant in the broth, which reminds us of the flavor of a Southern land rich in produce.
In addition, the province also organizes physical training and sports activities, such as: Ngo boat racing, Khmer ethnic youth volleyball, Khmer ethnic youth 5-a-side football, folk games…
Through activities in the Festival Week event series, Tra Vinh promotes a safe and attractive destination for domestic and foreign tourists; Serving people for sightseeing and entertainment.
This is also an opportunity for localities and businesses inside and outside the province to introduce, seek markets, and promote trade and tourism; Businesses meet, interact, and exchange experiences in production, business, and product consumption…
On this occasion, the Organizing Committee gave 20 bicycles to poor and studious students in the area.
After the ceremony, there is an art performance program of singers and artists with many performances divided into 3 chapters: Tra Vinh New Day; Tra Vinh loves the land and the people; Tra Vinh – The land of favorable heaven./.