VietNamNet Bridge – France will remain the main partner of the Hue festival, which will next be held in 2014, said Segolene Royal, president of the Poitou-Charentes Regional Council in France.
She recently signed a co-operation agreement with Nguyen Van Cao, chairman of Hue People's Committee. They both plan to promote co-operation projects in culture and tourism for the next festival.
Under the agreement, the Poitou-Charentes region will support Thua Thien Hue Province preserve its heritage and boost training of human resources in the tourism sector. It will also help the province develop ecological tourism by upgrading Hue traditional houses for homestay visits.
The Poitou-Charentes region has been the main partner of the Hue festival since 2000, when it was launched.
* First digital photo, sign show opens doors in HCM City
The first international C to be held in the country opened yesterday, April 12, at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre.
Products on displays include digital cameras, camcorders, photo finishing and processing equipment, video and film technology, moving-image displays, digital message boards, camera facilities, professional audio equipment, lighting equipment and broadcast automation.
Besides introducing the latest technology to consumers, the event offers an opportunity for local and foreign businesses to exchange information and seek business partners, according to Bui Van Huyen from the Ministry of Science and Technology.
The event is organised by Eifec Co Ltd and Exporum, one of the leading exhibition organisers in South Korea. It closes on Saturday. * Applicants invited to take part in Miss Sport Viet Nam
Vietnamese women aged from 18 to 26 are invited to take part in the contest.
20 candidates will be selected in the final round to compete for the titles of Miss Fashion, Miss Perfect Body and Miss Talent.
The final ceremony will be held in August at Ba Na Hills in Da Nang City. People interested in participating can find more information about the contest at www.misssport.vn .
The contest, first organised in 1993, aims to honour health, beauty and talent in women's sports. VietNamNet/Viet Nam News