The 2013 Sapa in the Cloud Festival will take place from April 26 to May 5, said the district People’s Committee.
A decision recognising Sapa in northern mountainous Lao Cai province
as a class four town will be announced on this occasion.
festival will feature a wide range of cultural and sporting activities,
including a display of flowers and ornamental plants at Van Hoa Park, an
art photo exhibition themed “ Sapa Colour” and folk cultural festive
days at Ham Rong tourist site.
A Cat Cat village culture festival and a Mong ethnic pan-pipe competition will also be held.
This year’s Reunification and International Labour Days holiday is
expected to bring a large number of tourists to Sapa. The district asked
relevant agencies to ensure security and food hygiene and safety.-VNA