June in Khanh Hoa - Nha Trang Sea Festival

Nha Trang Sea Festival takes place every two years for a week in around June in Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province. This is a colorful and dynamic sea festival which honors natural beauty of Nha Trang - the charming city overlooking the sea. The first Nha Trang Sea Festival was held in 2003 when Nha Trang Beach was proclaimed as a member of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World Club.

Program of Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa Sea Festival 2017

Program of Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa Sea Festival 2017

The Nha Trang-Khanh Hoa Sea Festival will feature many traditional local festivals such as a salangane nest festival, fishermen’s rituals to pray for good catches, and street dragon dance.

Activities on the beach

Activities on the beach

There will also be sport games, scientific workshops and trade fairs at the festival, themed “Welcoming friends with open arms”.

Visitors will be entertained with art performance by local and foreign troupes, including those from Spain, Russia, France, the Republic of Korea and Australia.

 

Cooking ingredients

An international cooking competition will give visitors a good chance to enjoy local sea food specialties and the Nha Trang Tourism College is expected to cook a giant seafood porridge pot in order to set a Vietnam Guinness record.

An international seminar on sustainable development of Vietnam’s salangane nest industry, held by Khanh Hoa Salangane Company, will also take place during the festival.

The province has directed authorised departments and agencies to ensure price stability, food safety and health care for visitors. It is expected to welcome about 150,000 domestic and foreign tourists during the festival.

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