The information was released at a press conference held by the Dak Nong provincial People’s Committee on November 27. Accordingly, the festival will feature a wide variety of activities including an opening ceremony, an exhibition of brocade products and cuisine, a seminar on traditional Vietnamese brocade, a fashion show of applied brocade and a street festival. The event aims to preserve and promote traditional patterns and costumes of the ethnic minority groups around the country, particularly those in Dak Nong province. The festival is also expected to introduce the cultural heritage values and potential for tourism development of the locality to domestic visitors and international friends, as well as strengthening the national unity bloc, contributing to the country’s socio-economic development and improving the spiritual lives of the people. The provincial People’s Committee also announced that the Dak Nong Investment Promotion Conference will be held, with the participation of many large corporations and enterprises. At the event, the province will grant investment certificates to several enterprises with total investment of over VND5 trillion (US$213.4 million) and sign the minutes of investment cooperation with businesses worth total over VND92 trillion (over US$3.9 billion) in numerous fields, such as ecotourism, agricultural restructuring and solar power.