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16:10 | 15/11/2015

 Opening a Can Tho Floating Market and introducing the cuisine of "Southern delicacies" at the Culture Tourism Villages of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups.

 (LVH) – In this morning, on November 15th 2015, in the area of the floating market, the Ethnic Village II in the Culture Tourism Villages of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups (Dong Mo, Son Tay, Hanoi), an opening ceremony of the Can Tho Floating Marketing and the introduction of the cuisine of “Southern delicacies” took place. This was one of the main activities of the Week of "National great solidarity - Vietnam Cultural Heritage", held at the "common house" from November 15th to November 23rd 2015.

 

Description of the Southern- Can Tho floating market and introduction of “Southern delicacies” at the Culture Tourism Villages of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups in 2015.

The participants at the opening ceremony were Mr. Lam Van Khang, Head of the Organization Committee, Deputy Head of the Management Committee of the Culture Tourism Villages of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups; To Hoai Nam, Vice Chairman and General Secretary of Vietnam Association of Small and Medium Enterprises; Le Mau Nhiem, Deputy Director of the Center of Personnel Training Scientific Research - the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front; Nguyen Dinh Loi, Le Quang Anh, Deputy Head of the Management Committee of the Culture Tourism Villages of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups, Le Minh Son, Deputy Director of Can Tho city Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism; many people, tourists, the media reporters.

 

Delegates attended the opening ceremony

In the opening speech, Mr. Le Minh Son, Deputy Director of Cau Tho city Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism affirmed: the Week " National great solidarity - Vietnam Cultural Heritage" every year was known as an opportunity for the ethnic groups in the whole country in exchanging and introducing traditional cultures, typical tourism and culture products of the regions, in contribute to strengthen the exchanges as well as strengthen the solidarity among Vietnam ethnic groups.

 

Mr. Le Minh Son, Deputy Director of Cau Tho city Department
of Culture, Sports and Tourism had a speech at the opening ceremony.

Introducing and emphasizing the significance and importance of the space of Southern floating market, including the Can Tho floating market, Mr. Le Minh Son said: the market is established from the demands of the sales and exchanges of goods of people for a long time, the float market has opened very early, from 2 pm to 6 am, after that, the boats have gone everywhere ... The week of "National great solidarity - Vietnam Cultural Heritage” in 2015 at the "common house" in Can Tho city will describe the space of Southern-Can Tho float market and the introduction of the culture, the cuisine and the Southern traditional music art (Don Ca Tai Tu) to many tourists. He expresses his wish: through these activities, the coordination between the Culture Tourism Villages of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups and Can Tho city has been increasingly closed further, to contribute to create the attractive tourism products for the attraction of tourists ...

This is the second time that the floating market in the Southern has been described at the “common house”.

This is the second time, the activities of the floating market in the Southern have been described at the "common house" of community of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups. This has been not only the sales of goods but also the introduction of unique cultures and traditions of people in the Southwest. In the vast river space, there have been many canoes and boats for the sales of fruits, vegetables….and introduction of the cuisine with some typical dishes: noodle soups, rice noodles for pasta, cendol, ginger cakes, pancakes, Khot cakes, pineapple cakes ... along with the space of the chanty and the sound of traditional music on the river, it will bring interesting and attractive experiences for the tourists.

 

The entertainment show opened the space of the floating market 

After the opening ceremony, the Southern floating market at the Culture Tourism Villages of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups has officially put into operation, from November 15th to November 22nd, 2015 and presented a typical space of Rivers in the Southern, uniqueness and stops which the tourist can not ignore.

 

In the "banks of the river", "specialties" of the South River area were also introduced,
on sale for visitors

H. Huyen- Thu Loan

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