The festival has been organised annually to mark the Liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification Day.
This year’s event will include an incense offering to heroes and fallen soldiers on April 29, a flag-raising ceremony and a boat race on the Ben Hai river on April 30.
The festival will be followed with the launch of a sea tourism programme themed ‘Call of the Sea’ at Cua Viet tourist site.
Taking place from April 30 to May 5, the programme will feature art performances, a conference on Quang Tri province’s tourism development, a farm trip to cultural and historical sites in the province, booths showcasing local signature dishes, and a cooking contest.
Many exciting sporting events and folk games will also be held during the programme, such as a beach volleyball tournament, a stick pushing contest, and tug of war.