The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism made the announcement on August 24.
According to the organising board, the festival, the most important event of the 2010 National Tourism Year hosted by Hanoi municipal People’s Committee, is expected to draw around 30,000 visitors per day.
There will be about 376 pavillions displaying Vietnam and other countries’ tourist products and a wide range of cultural and culinary activities during the festival.
A seminar on promoting the value of cultural heritages and traditional craft villages to develop tourism will also be put on to strengthen ties with domestic and international partners.
Mai Tien Dung, Deputy Director of Hanoi’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism said that the festival is a chance to spread the word about Vietnam’s potential for tourism as well as its different cultures to international friends.