25/09/2019 11:24 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Korean Tourism Festival coming soon to HCM City

The Korean Tourism Organisation (KTO) of the Republic of Koreais hosting a Korean Tourism and Culture Festival in Ho Chi Minh City on September 28 and 29, seeking to promote cultural and tourism exchanges between the two countries.

Both Vietnamese and RoK firms will participate in the two-day event at Nguyen Hue walking street in the city downtown.

Thirty pavilions at the festival will feature various themes from K-Style to popular tourist attractions in the RoK.

Visitors will have chances to try traditional Korean garments, make decorative items and join music and art performances of famous Vietnamese and RoK artists.

Singers and bands like Noo Phuoc Thinh, Gfriend and Snuper will perform at the event’s opening ceremony.

Heads of KTO offices in six Southeast Asian countries will discuss tourism source markets in Southeast Asia at a conference held during the festival.
Last year the RoK received more than 460,000 visitors from Vietnam, up 30 percent year-on-year.

As of September this year, the number was up 25 percent year-on-year to more than 409,000, and is expected to exceed 585,000 during the full year.
VNA/VNP