Quang Binh Cave Festival 2017 set to open Friday
The Saigon Times Daily
|Son Doong Cave in Quang Binh Province receives sunlight from a giant sky well in this file photo. Son Doong Cave will be given recognition as the world’s largest natural cave by the World Record Association and World Records Union on the opening night of Quang Binh Cave Festival 2017 – PHOTO: NGUYEN TAM|
Quang Binh Cave Festival 2017 will take place from June 16 to 25, featuring a wide range of cultural and artistic activities in an effort to promote the potentials and strengths of Quang Binh Province, well known for beautiful caves as well as its unique cultural and historical features, local media reports.
The opening ceremony of the festival themed “The Kingdom of Caves – Wonder and Legend” will be held at 8 p.m. on June 17 at Bao Ninh Square, Dong Hoi City in Quang Binh Province. The ceremony will feature art performances, with the presence of local famous singers such as My Linh, My Tam, Anh Tho, Trong Tan and Duc Tuan. The festival will be aired on VTV1 channel.
In addition, Son Doong Cave in the province will be given recognition as the world’s largest natural cave by the World Record Association and World Records Union on the opening night.
The festival, held every two years, is aimed to promote the beauty of the cave system in Quang Binh Province, which has been famous for its more than 300 mysterious and breathtaking caves, and introduce cultural and spiritual values of the stunning tourist site to local and international tourists with an aim to strengthen the tourism development of the province.
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