Green, charitable activities during Nha Trang Sea Festival hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)
Khanh Hoa (VNA) – Numerous activities to recreate marine resources and protect the environment were organised during the ongoing Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa Sea Festival 2017.

Up to 700 people joined a cleaning campaign to collect garbage on beaches in Vinh Hoa and Vinh Hai wards to ensure the clean environment for the festival.

The event, jointly launched by the provincial Department of Natural Resources and Environment and Telecommunications University, aims to respond to the Vietnam Sea and Island Week 2017 and World Ocean Day (June 8).

Over 500 locals from Nha Trang city also joined a similar campaign to clean the Tran Phu and Xom Bong bridges as well as the beach park in Nha Trang bay.

The Khanh Hoa Salanganes Nest Company released more than 10,0000 fries into the sea in Dong Tam salangane island in Nha Trang bay, to enrich the marine resources as well as raise public awareness of environmental protection.

Besides, the Me Trang Coffee JS Company presented 20 scholarships, each worth two million VND (880 USD) to outstanding students, who are children of local fishermen.

Fifteen bikes, each worth one million VND (440 USD) were given to disadvantaged students from Hoa Dong commune, Tay Hoa district, in southern Phu Yen province.-VNA