Da Lat honored with Asia Festival City Award

By VNA   February 29, 2024 | 10:20 pm PT
Da Lat honored with Asia Festival City Award
A tourist takes photos of purple Jacaranda flowers in full bloom by Xuan Huong Lake in downtown Da Lat. Photo by Tran Quang Anh
Da Lat, known as the city of flowers, has been honored with the Asia Festival City Award by the International Festivals & Events Association - Asia (IFEA – Asia).

The award in the "Best Flower and Garden Festival" category was presented to the capital of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong at the 2024 Pinnacle Awards & Asia Festival City Conference in Thailand on Wednesday, based on its successful organization of the Da Lat Flower Festival since 2005.

Other categories are in music festival, dance festival, cultural heritage night, Asian folklore festival, and entertainment festival.

Da Lat was also in the top five Impressive Festival Cities in Asia.

In its dossier submitted to the IFRA- Asia to become a candidate for the award, Da Lat highlighted that the biennial Flower Festival aims at honoring the values of flowers and floriculture, calling for investments in the local flower sector, and popularizing local culture and beauty.

The festival has become a national and international-level cultural and tourism one.

Earlier, Da Lat was also honored as an ASEAN sustainable city, an ASEAN clean tourism city, and a Vietnam smart city.

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