"Exotic Beaches and Islands" will be the theme of
National Tourism Year 2011, according to the Viet Nam National Administration of
Tourism (VNAT). Major events will include an international mountaineering
tournament at Da Bia Mountain in March, the Viet Nam-South Korea Cultural
Exchange in April, and the ASEAN Traditional Music Festival in June.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has also released a list of
provinces and cities that will host national tourism events in the coming years.
Thua Thien-Hue will host the event in 2012, Hai Phong in 2013, Lam Dong in 2014,
Thanh Hoa in 2015, Kien Giang in 2016, and Lao Cai in 2017.