City of HCM (VNA) – A Festival for hot air balloons, yachts and nautical sportsthe first of its kind, kicked off on January 22 to celebrate the first anniversary of the founding of Thu Duc City in Ho Chi Minh City.
The event aims to promote Thu Duc as an attractive destination that offers various attractions including a museum for Ao Dai (Vietnam traditional dress), Buu Long and Hoi Son Pagodas, Hung Kings Temple, etc. It is also part of a series of events preparing the city for its reopening to international visitors in 2022.
The two-day festival features hot air balloon shows, paragliding shows, a yacht parade, music performances and a number of water sports events around Thu Thiem Tunnel, Sai Gon and Phu Bridges. My.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Thu Duc City People’s Committee Vice Chairman Nguyen Ky Phung said that although the festival is held in the park at the top of the tunnel crossing the Sai River Gon, the public can enjoy it from other places, such as the waterfront area at the end of Nguyen Hue Street, Khanh Hoi Bridge, Nha Rong Pier and surrounding high-risk buildings./.