17:21 | 17/07/2015 Society
The 2015 Nha Trang Sea Festival concluded on July 14 in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa after an eventful week, luring nearly 150,000 Vietnamese and foreign visitors.
Multi-colored street festival, part of the 2015 Nha Trang Sea Festival (Photo: VNA)
Addressing the closing ceremony, Vice Standing Chairman of the Khanh Hoa People’s Committee and Head of the organisation board Tran Son Hai said the festival was a success, leaving an impression of a beautiful, hospitable and friendly Nha Trang city.
Through the festival themed “Peace and Creativity”, the organisation board aimed to call on the community to do their utmost to protect national sovereignty, preserve the maritime environment and promote the value of the sea and islands, he said.
Over 50 festive, cultural and sport activities throughout the week introduced the unique culture of Khanh Hoa, honouring the beauty of the sea and islands that play a significant role in local life.
Simultaneously, a number of exhibitions and conferences gave visitors a clear understanding of historical and legal foundations affirming Vietnam ’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.
The many successful sport competitions affirmed Nha Trang’s ability to host large-scale beach games, Hai added./.