Flower Festival 2018 to be held on Tet holiday in Nha Trang
According to Nha Trang city People’s Committee, Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa flower festival 2018 will be held on from February 8 to February 20 providing fun and entertainment for visitors and local residents during the Lunar New Year (Tet holiday).
The event set to take place at Yen Phi Park and Children’s Park, covering an area of more than 4,200 square metres. Artisans from Khanh Hoa and other localities such as Phu Yen, NinhThuan, Lam Dong, and DakLak will be invited to display themed ornamental creatures and enter a contest between artisans from different localities.
The annual cultural event is designed to highlight traditional cultural values of the nation, while meeting the shopping demands for flowers and ornamental trees ahead of the Lunar New Year festival.
Nha Trang city is expected to welcome a large number of Russian and Chinese visitors on the Lunar New Year Festival (Tet). Accordingly, more than 1.13 million foreign visitors arrived in the south-central city of Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa Province in the first seven months of this year.
In which, China and Russia have the highest number of visitors to NhaTrang (more than 671,000 visitors from China, up 244 percent and 263,000 others from Russia, up 220 percent against the same period last year). According to the Khanh Hoa Relics Preservation Centre, two destinations in Nha Trang City Centre, Ponagar Tower Complex and Hon Chong welcome thousands of visitors every day.
The Department of Tourism reported that tourist arrivals from traditional markets like France, the UK, Germany, Australia, the US and Canada dropped by 8 to 30 percent compared to the same period last year. The number of foreign arrivals, particularly Chinese, to Nha Trang in August slightly reduced compared to June and July.