PSNews-On July 7, the Municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the People’s Committee of Can Tho organized the “Cai Rang Floating Market Cultural Festival”, attracting some 30,000 tourists.
The festival is an annual activity held by Cai Rang district and Can Tho city.
In addition to promoting the image of the river and the people of the southwestern region, the event also brings the Cai Rang Floating Market Culture to tourists with many colorful activities.
This is the second year Cai Rang has organized the festival at a large scale and in an intensive and creative manner, imbued with characteristics of the national intangible heritage.
The festival will take place in 3 days (from July 7 to 9) with 14 activities, of which 4 highlights include: opening ceremony, review of cruise ships, organization of floating market activities and the composite-shell boat race.
|Police officer on duty to maintain traffic order for the festival
To ensure waterway traffic safety and order in the Cai Rang floating market during the festival, the Division of Waterways Police (PC68) under Can the Tho Police coordinated with the Cai Rang District Police to conduct dissemination and education on waterway traffic regulation for hundreds of enterprises, ship owners, tourists, riders, household businesses near the Floating Market.
Senior Colonel Nguyen Huu Lap, Head of PC68, said: “In addition to the dissemination, the PC68 coordinated with Cai Rang District Fire Prevention Police to guide the people to fully equip with safety equipment and life buoy”.
By Duy Tien