Bac Ninh is renowned as the home of Quan Ho, a folk music style of Northern Vietnam, and many festivals that represent Vietnam’s traditional culture. These activities often take place during the Spring Festival, which is usually the period from February to March, creating an influx of visitors from all over the country. Just 80km away from the happening city of Hanoi, Bac Ninh, with its stunning scenery and peaceful ambiance, is ideal for family-picnics as well as backpacking excursions. The most famous heritages of the region are Dinh Bang Temple, Dau Pagoda, Dong Ho Village and Duong River.
Quang Ninh is a large province along the north-eastern coast of Vietnam. The province is home to Ha Long Bay, a World Heritage Site. The provincial capital is Ha Long. Nearly 80 per cent of the province is mountainous with abundant land, forest water and mineral resources. Nearly 90 per cent of coal output in the country is from this province. Ha Long Bay has 1,969 islands, out of which 989 have names.
This year will mark the second time that Vietnam has hosted the SEA Games since the country first hosted SEA Games 22 in 2003. Hanoi will be the central location for the SEA Games in 2022, with satellite cities hosting other events and competitions. Hanoi will host 28 competitions at 18 venues, while Bac Ninh, Hai Duong, Hai Phong, Quang Ninh, Ha Nam, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh, Hoa Binh, Vinh Phuc, Phu Tho, and Bac Giang will host the remainder.