To successfully organize events in the National Tourism Year
2013, People's Committee of Hai Phong City developed plans for the first Red
Flamboyant Festival - Hai Phong 2012.
The festival aims to create a new tourism culture product held annually based on
flamboyant image as a symbol and a second name of Hai Phong City. The festival
will also contribute to highlight the theme of the National Tourism Year of the
Red River Delta region 2013. Besides, through the festival, Hai Phong expects to
promote image and attract tourists to the city and also open opportunities to
develop tourism products, link domestic and international tourism market.
As scheduled, the first Red Flamboyant Festival - Hai Phong 2012 with the theme
"Sparkling the red of Hai Phong" will be held from 9-10 June, including culture,
arts, sports, parades activities ... The highlight of the festival will be "Red
Flamboyant Night" is scheduled to take place at 20:00 at Hai Phong Opera House
Square. In addition, the festival also has other diversified activities such as:
“Miss Hai Phong” contest; Hai Phong Trade – Tourism Day; performance of
installation art, bike parade on “Hai Phong Red Flamboyant Street”; pilot
opening pedestrian streets, tourism night market…
An innovative idea introduced to engage local people and visitors in the
festival is the organizer encourages audiences to wear red costumes and vote
“The most impressive red costume”.
To ensure the success of the festival, the city is urgently boosting activities
as: renovating and upgrading urban areas; keeping environment clean, traffic
safety… Also, the city promotes activities of the festival and images of Hai
Phong’s tourism on mass media…
The organization of the festival will be a preparation for the National Tourism
Year 2013 in the city of flamboyant and make a difference to attract the
interest of people, domestic and foreign tourists.
Source: Translated by Thu