Ho Chi Minh City’s first-ever river festival, which took place between August 4 and 6, spurred the expectation of many officials and tourism insiders about river tourism that might make the city more unique and attractive. The river fest will become an annual tourism event in Ho Chi Minh City, said Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa, director of the department. The organization of the Ho Chi Minh river fest is considered a way to tap the cultural and historical values of the river and canals to advance tourism. Tourists can experience a river tour in Ho Chi Minh City. / Tuoi TreThe outdoor art show titled ‘Saigon – River Tells Stories’ wrapped up Ho Chi Minh City’s first-ever river festival on Sunday night.