The Hanoitimes - The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa is organising photo exhibitions to introduce the beauty of its landscapes and people to international delegates to the APEC First Senior Officials` Meeting (SOM 1) in Nha Trang city from February 18 – March 3.
Khanh Hoa province is holding an array of activities to introduce the beauty of its landscapes and people to international delegates to the APEC First Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM 1) in Nha Trang city from February 18 – March 3.
Photo exhibitions, titled “Beauty of landscapes and people of Khanh Hoa province and the south central region”, featuring 30 colour photos each are being organised across the SOM 1 venues, including Sheraton, Intercontinental, Yasaka Saigon – Nha Trang, and Subrise and Liberty Central hotels.
The exhibitions aim to introduce the sea and island-related nature and culture to the international delegates.
The ancient Goddess Ponagar Tower of Cham ethnic minority people in Khanh Hoa province.
Besides, art shows are taking place at the banquets for the SOM 1 delegates, including traditional performances, such as dan bau (monochord zither), dan tranh (16-chord zither), flutes, and folk songs and ethnic minority dances.
Khanh Hoa province also introduces other local tourism magnets to SOM 1 delegates, such as the ancient Goddess Ponagar Tower of Cham ethnic minority people; and Hon Chong, a rocky area in Nha Trang Bay.
Established in 1989, APEC now comprises 21 economies, namely Australia; Brunei; Canada; Chile; China; Hong Kong, China; Indonesia; Japan; the Republic of Korea; Malaysia; Mexico; New Zealand; Papua New Guinea; Peru; the Philippines; Russia; Singapore; Chinese Taipei; Thailand; the United States; and Vietnam.
Vietnam joined APEC in 1998, and hosted APEC in 2006.
Translated by Thu Minh