The 2023 Expanded Northwest Provinces Community Tourism Village Festival took place in Hoa Binh province from November 17 to 19, with participation from eight provinces, including Phu Tho, Son La, Dien Bien, Lai Chau, Ha Giang, Lao Cai, and Yen Bai.
Phu Tho displayed the Xuan Son Community Tourism Village at the event
Many diverse and appealing activities took place at the festival, including: an explanation contest and the introduction of typical community tourism villages from eight provinces; cultural performances and traditional costume performances; a culinary competition of community tourism villages; exhibition booths introducing cultural - tourism products, souvenirs, and typical OCOP products; and a musical performance. Traditional crafts and folk games, images of tourism in the eight Northwest provinces were also be displayed.
A big number of people came to the booth.
This is a chance to present typical community tourism villages in the region in order to attract domestic and international tourists, as well as to recognize distinctive traditional cultural characteristics. Simultaneously, allow community tourism villages to communicate, share experiences, and enhance tourism professional abilities in order to promote tourist development as well as promote and consume traditional OCOP goods from the provinces.