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Coastal town Phan Thiet to host seafood festival for tourism day
By Khanh An - Thanh Nien News -

Kite surfing on Mui Ne Beach in Binh Thuan Province. Photo: Khanh An Kite surfing on Mui Ne Beach in Binh Thuan Province. Photo: Khanh An

The central province of Binh Thuan has announced a diverse range of activities to celebrate its upcoming Tourism Day. 
The highlight will be a seafood festival from October 22-24 along Nguyen Tat Thanh Street in Phan Thiet Town. 
Visitors will be able to play traditional games and watch music performances. 
A photo exhibition featuring Vietnam’s heritage sites will open at the Ocean Dunes Phan Thiet Hotel from October 23-30.
Lanterns will be displayed along the Ca Ty River with southern traditional musical performances from October 22-24.
A foreign tourist at the Tourist Support Information Center at Binh Thuan Railway Station. Photo credit: Binh Thuan Online
The province will also organize several singing contests and sports competitions. 
The Binh Thuan Tourism Promotion Center has opened a station at the Phan Thiet Railway Station to provide information about the events.
Similar stations will be set up at Doi Duong Beach in Phan Thiet and the Ham Tien-Mui Ne Tourism Area.
Known for beautiful beaches in Phan Thiet and Mui Ne and white sand hills, Binh Thuan attracted 4.2 million tourists last year, including 450,000 foreigners.
The province has 241 hotels with a total of 11,200 rooms, including three five-star and 25 four-star hotels.
Binh Thuan aims to attract 4.5 million tourists this year with total revenues of VND7.3 trillion (US$327 million).