Ninh Thuan prepares for 2016 wine festival
The central province of Ninh Thuan will host the 2016 Grapes and Wine Festival from September 29 to October 1, aiming to promote the province’s people, landscapes and images and introduce local specialties to Vietnamese and foreign tourists.
The festival will provide opportunities for grape farmers, businesses and consumers to meet and seek partners.
The main activities of the festival will include wine and grape fairs, conferences on wine and grapes, tourism promotion, and the Kate festival.
The festival would provide opportunities for grapes farmers, businesses and consumers to meet and seek partners, provincial authorities said.
It will be held at the April 16 Square, Ninh Chu – Binh Son Beach, Binh Son Beach Park, Amanoi Resort, Po Klong Garai Cham Towers, My Nghiep Textile Village, Bau Truc Pottery Village, Phuoc Binh National Park, Nui Chua National Park, Cham Cultural Research Center, and the Ninh Thuan Museum.
Ninh Thuan has the largest area (over 2,500ha in Ninh Phuoc and Ninh Hai Districts and Phan Rang-Tháp Cham City) under grapes in Vietnam.
The festival, which coincides with the annual Katé festival of the Cham, also aims to promote the culture of the Chăm followers of Brahmanism, according to Chau Thanh Hai, director of the Ninh Thuan Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.