Bac Giang Culture - Tourism Week bustling with activities

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(VOVWORLD) - A wide range of activities were held within the framework of the 2024 Culture - Tourism Week in the northern province of Bac Giang from February 20-25, or the 11th to 16th day of the first lunar month, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
Bac Giang Culture - Tourism Week bustling with activities - ảnh 1An art performance at the Bac Giang Culture - Tourism Week. (Photo:

The Culture - Tourism Week is a cultural and socioeconomic event to introduce and promote local tourism and attract more visitors to the province as well as more investment resources for its tourism development.

It is also an opportunity to strengthen links and cooperation in tourism development between localities and promote typical cultural values, and offer chances for travel businesses to expand markets, build new tours, and introduce them to tourists.

The highlight of the event is the procession of the tablets of the three founders of Truc Lam Yen Tu Zen sect from Vinh Nghiem pagoda in Yen Dung district to Thuong Tay Yen Tu pagoda in Son Dong district.

The 2024 Culture - Tourism Week officially kicked off at the Tay Yen Tu (West Yen Tu) spiritual and ecological tourism complex in Son Dong district on February 21, along with the opening of the Tay Yen Tu Spring Festival.

Within the framework of the Week, an exhibition of antiques found in Bac Giang and literature works from the Ly-Tran Dynasties (1009-1400) as well as the Buddhism careers of leading monks of Truc Lam Yen Tu Zen sect opened at the tourism complex.

The exhibition featured 60 ceramic and pottery artifacts and items bearing the typical style of the Ly-Tran Dynasties, which were collected in Bac Giang, along with 40 images and 50 artifacts selected from eight archaeological excavation sites conducted recently.

Many other special activities were also held on this occasion, including the opening of the Spring Newspaper Festival and an exhibition showcasing beautiful photos that feature Bac Giang’s socioeconomic achievements, along with tug of war and stick pushing competitions, and art performances.