Mekong Delta festival highlights lotus

(VOVWORLD) - Lotus is the main theme of a festival, which opened in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap on Friday to celebrate Vietnam’s National Day, September. 

The event the first of its kind, will introduce local specialties to international friends as an effective way to encourage investment. Nguyen Ngoc Thuong, Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, said: “The lotus festival will be held in an open space with 2 main formats including exhibits and activities which will enable visitors to join in. At this event, the image of Dong Thap lotus flowers will be promoted and celebrated.” 

Mekong Delta festival highlights lotus - ảnh 1 The lotus festival will introduce local specialties to international friends as an effective way to encourage investment (Source: dulich.dantri.com.vn)

Lotus fashion shows, a lotus flower arrangement contest, calligraphy on lotus leaves, and lotus perfume making will be featured during the festival.   

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