Update: 20:59 | 26/02/2019
(BGO) – After the Tay Yen Tu Spring Festival and the Culture-Tourism Week themed "Exploring the sacred land of Tay Yen Tu" concluded, Bac Giang newspaper’s reporters had an interview with Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Le Anh Duong, who was head of the organizing board.
Could you give your preliminary evaluation of the results of the freshly concluded Tay Yen Tu Spring Festival and the Culture-Tourism Week themed "Exploring the sacred land of Tay Yen Tu”?
This was the first time the province had held the Culture-Tourism Week on a wide area (four districts and Bac Giang city), with many activities taking place for several days in various locations. It mobilized the involvement of authorities at different levels, many sectors
Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Le Anh Duong.
The first and most important result is the promotion of cultural heritage and tourism potential, especially spiritual tourism associated with the Dharma spreading the path of King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong, to people in the province and across the country as well as international visitors. The event also created a breakthrough in
In general, the festival’s activities were held seriously and joyfully, with positive changes in the consciousness and behavior of participants. The order-security, sanitation, food safety
The Culture-Tourism Week has helped stimulate and create sustainable development linkages among localities in the province and between Bac Giang and other provinces. It connected
Looking back at the whole process of organizing the festival and the culture - tourism week, what are the problems that need to be fixed for a better future organization?
Besides the achieved critical results, the organizers found that it is necessary to withdraw experience in a number of issues related to coordination among agencies, units
What does Bac Giang province look towards after the event?
The event is the first step for the province to be more confident in organizing the following events with a larger scale in terms of space and time. It helped the province promote tourism development investment projects and transportation projects connecting tourist sites of Bac Giang and other provinces in the region; build tourism products and supporting ones; and continue perfecting the existing tourist sites. Through the event, the province introduced and promoted the attractive and outstanding cultural values of its tourism resources, especially the cultural space of the Truc Lam Zen Buddhist sect in Tay Yen Tu region, creating a breakthrough in attracting tourism investment and tourists.
Visitors flock to Tay Yen Tu Spring Festival.
Recently, Bac Giang province has continuously organized important activities such as the investment promotion conference at the end of 2018 and the Culture-Tourism Week, among others. In the coming time, what plans and solutions the province will have to boost tourism development?
In 2018, the province attracted 16 projects with a total registered capital of over 15 billion USD. In the time to come, the province will continue to work with investors to realize registered projects. At present, project owners are accelerating the surveying and making of investment projects. Some of them have been implemented in reality.
The province will collaborate with the Tran Nhan Tong Institute to promote archaeological research and restoration of the religious practice road of King-MonkTran Nhan Tong and relic sites on this path in order to shape a concrete tourism route.
The Culture-Tourism Week will be organized annually to maintain and promote cultural values, along with activities to attract tourists and improve the cultural and spiritual life of local people.
Thank you very much!