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169 programs and activities were organized during the Visit Vietnam Year Dien Bien

Visit Vietnam Year Dien Bien 2024, themed “Glorious Dien Bien Phu - Timeless Experiences” will have many rich and attractive activities and events, associated with the 70th anniversary of the Victory of Dien Bien Phu (May 7th 1954 - May 7th, 2024).
Press conference on the Visit Vietnam Year Dien Bien 2024.  Photo  Hoang Quyen.

On the afternoon of February 21st, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism coordinated with the People's Committee of Dien Bien province to provide information about the Visit Vietnam Year - Dien Bien 2024.

The Visit Vietnam Year - Dien Bien 2024 has the theme "Glorious Dien Bien Phu- Timeless experiences" associated with the 70th anniversary of the Victory of Dien Bien Phu (May 7th, 1954 - May 7th, 2024). Hope to help Dien Bien's economy and society prosper, contributing to promoting Vietnam's tourism development.

With 169 responding programs and events, including 13 national programmes and events organised by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, ministries, departments and central branches; Dien Bien Province presided over the organisation of 28 programmes, events and activities; 128 events and response activities organised by 33 provinces and centrally run cities, through the event Visit Vietnam Year - Dien Bien 2024, the values and potentials of Dien Bien tourism in particular, the Northwest region and Vietnam tourism in general will be converged and promoted effectively, contributing to realising the goal of turning tourism into a key economic sector.

Accordingly, the highlight of the Visit Vietnam Year - Dien Bien 2024 is the Opening Ceremony, associated with the organisation of Ban Flower Festival in 2024, with the theme: "Returning to Ban Flower region" at 7:30 p.m on March 16th and a special art programme and high-altitude fireworks display will be held on May 6th  at  May 7th Dien Bien Phu City Square; Celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory on May 7th  at Dien Bien Provincial Stadium. Besides, there is the Northwest - Dien Bien Tourism Fair, National Cuisine Festival 2024 held in August at May 7th Dien Bien Phu City Square; Northwest - Dien Bien Industry and Trade Fair 2024 in the second quarter of 2024; Summary and Closing Ceremony of "Visit Vietnam Year - Dien Bien 2024" held in December in Dien Bien Phu City.

According to MOCST’s Deputy Minister Trinh Thi Thuy, Dien Bien is known as a historical land associated with the worldwide famous victory. Relics such as: A1 Hill, De Castries bunker, Dien Bien Phu Victory Monument, Dien Bien Phu Historical Victory Museum, Muong Phang Campaign Command Headquarters or Temple of Martyrs and Heroes at Dien Bien Phu Battlefield... are invested in construction and renovation, it has met the demands of sightseeing and learning history of a large number of domestic and international tourists.

In addition to its historical tourism strengths, Dien Bien is also a land rich in potential for resort tourism and health care.

Talking at the press conference, Vice Chairman of Dien Bien Provincial People's Committee Vu A Bang said that Dien Bien province's tourism products mainly focus on historical and spiritual elements. In the future, Dien Bien province will build many new tourism products, including the direction of exploiting tourist routes with Northeast Laos. It is expected that by 2024, Dien Bien province will attract 1.3 million visitors, with total revenue estimated at 2,200 billion VND./.

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