The organizing committee of the National Tourism Year in Kien Giang said: “National Tourism Year 2016 – Phu Quoc – Mekong Delta” with the theme “Discover the southern land” will be opened on September 01st, 2016 in Rach Gia city (Kien Giang province).
Earlier, in the evening of January 8th, 2016 at Phu Quoc island, an art program by Cultural Center of Kien Giang province in collaboration with artists, actors coming from Can Tho and Ho Chi Minh City with many unique performances bearing the stamp of Kien Giang in particular, Mekong Delta in general will take place.
In particular, the opening ceremony of the National Tourism Year of this year will be opened with a meaningful activity: 54 year commemoration of Hero of the people’s armed forces Phan Thi Ranga��s sacrifice (Ms Su). It will take place from January 7th to January 09th, 2016 at Ba a��a��Hon historical relic area, Hon Dat district.
It is one of 13 events organized in Kien Giang province in the sequence of events and is the first event which was held. The festival aims to honor the merits of the revolutionaries who sacrificed for the independence and freedom of the Fatherland, in which Hero of the People’s Armed Forces Phan Thi Rang is a typical example for young generations to follow, try to preserve and build the homeland becoming more prosperous.