On 10th January the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced the top ten cultural, sport, tourism events in 2017.
Following is the list of standout events:
* Outstanding cultural events:
-Xoan singing and the art of Bai Choi were added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
-Vietnam’s image shines in the film “Kong: Skull island”.
-Overriding impression on “Russian Cultural Days in Viet Nam”
*Outstanding sporting events:
-The successful performance of the Vietnamese sport delegation at SEA Games 29
– for the fifth time.
-Impressive achievement of Vietnamese track and fields
*Outstanding tourism events:
– Record growth in number of foreign visitors.
– 2017 Law on Tourism was adopted to bolster tourism development.
– The Politburo approved a Resolution on developing tourism into the country’s spearhead economic sector.
– Vietnamese tourism sector won many prestigious awards of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation.
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