As many as 721 athletes from 37 ethnic groups in 17 cities and provinces nationwide are competing in the seventh National Sports Festival for Ethnic Minorities, which opened in the central province of Quang Nam on July 20.
In July, the number of foreign tourists visiting Vietnam reached an estimated 460,000; raising the figure for the first seven months this year to more than 3.42 million - representing a year-on-year increase of 17.3 percent.
Located in Son La Province in the North-West Viet Nam, Moc Chau is a vast steppe with tea hills, green pastures, herd of dairy cows grazing, attractive natural sites, traditional festivals of the locals, etc. Especially, the climate is fresh, cool year round with average temperature from 18-22ºC, which is ideal for developing leisure tourism and eco-tourism.
More than 500 artisans, artists and athletics from Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa provinces are attending the Vietnam Coastal Village Festival which opened in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan on August 2.