Culture & Art

Tet book fairs rake in money

Thursday, 22 February 2018 13:54

Tet book fairs rake in money Book streets and fairs held in cities and towns across Vietnam during the seven-day Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday from February 14 to 20 earned a total income of 6.4 billion VND (282,000 USD).
 

Yellow apricot blossoms beautify Hue imperial city

Thursday, 08 February 2018 14:23

Yellow apricot blossoms beautify Hue imperial city Hue imperial city seems to be more beautiful with yellow apricot blossoms.
 
 

Da Nang, Hoi An to host Tet festivities

Wednesday, 07 February 2018 10:36

Da Nang, Hoi An to host Tet festivities A month-long spring festival will be held at the coastal entertainment and hospitality complex CocoBay in Da Nang from February 12 to March 11, featuring Tet (Lunar New Year) customs, folk games and traditional cuisine.
 
 

Fair features traditional Lunar New Year in Ecopark

Tuesday, 06 February 2018 10:39

Fair features traditional Lunar New Year in Ecopark A fair featuring the fast-coming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival was held in Ecopark urban area, the northern province of Hung Yen from February 2-4, drawing crowds of visitors and residents.
 
 

Can Tho: fourth national lion dragon dance champs opens

Monday, 05 February 2018 12:45

Can Tho: fourth national lion dragon dance champs opens The fourth national lion dragon dance championship kick-started in Le Huu Phuoc Park, Ninh Kieu district, the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho on February 3.
 
 

Book street festival to brighten Tet holiday in HCM City

Saturday, 03 February 2018 11:44

Book street festival to brighten Tet holiday in HCM City An annual book street festival will be organised in downtown Ho Chi Minh City from February 13-19, or the 28th day of the 12th lunar month to the fourth day of the lunar new year, in celebration of Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
 
 

Metropole recreates Hanoian old market

Friday, 02 February 2018 11:42

Metropole recreates Hanoian old market In the days leading up to the Lunar Year of the Dog, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi will host a festive open-air bazaar featuring more than a dozen stalls selling gourmet foods and beverages, designer clothing and handmade gifts.
 
 

Book streets learn from HCM City

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 09:21

Book streets learn from HCM City There is a huge difference between the milling crowds in HCM City’s Book Street and the lack of people in the Hanoi equivalent in a short street simply called December 19.
 
 

HCM City to kick off Japan- Vietnam Festival this weekend

Saturday, 27 January 2018 16:05

HCM City to kick off Japan- Vietnam Festival this weekend The fifth Vietnam- Japan Festival is scheduled to take place at September 23 Park in Ho Chi Minh City from January 27- 28. 
 
 

Vietnam, India release commemorative postage stamps

Friday, 26 January 2018 12:57

Vietnam, India release commemorative postage stamps Vietnam’s Ministry of Information and Communication and India’s Ministry of Communications have jointly issued a set of commemorative postage stamps featuring ancient architecture of both nations.
 
 

Russia-Vietnam love stories to hit small screen

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 12:45

Russia-Vietnam love stories to hit small screen Beautiful sights of Russia during four seasons promise to charm Vietnamese audiences when the serial Tinh Khuc Bach Duong (Love Stories in the Land of Birch) is broadcast.
 
 

Young villagers preserve Bai choi folk singing

Monday, 22 January 2018 09:33

Young villagers preserve Bai choi folk singing UNESCO’s recognition of Bai choi singing as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity last December brought great pride and joy to people in the central coastal province of Phu Yen, one of Bai choi’s birthplaces.
 
 

Seven wonders take bloom at Ha Long flower festival

Saturday, 20 January 2018 12:55

Seven wonders take bloom at Ha Long flower festival Visitors to Ha Long will be able to enjoy the natural wonders of the world recreated in fresh flower displays at the flower festival in Ha Long city in the northern province of Quang Ninh from January 27 to February 20.
 
 

UNESCO discusses new approach to study VN’s heritage

Friday, 19 January 2018 13:22

UNESCO discusses new approach to study VN’s heritage The UNESCO Office in Hanoi and Vietnam Cultural Heritage Conservation Support Fund held a round-table meeting on Wednesday to discuss a new approach to study Vietnam’s heritage.
 
 

Over 1,000 artifacts of My Son sanctuary go digital

Thursday, 18 January 2018 12:59

Over 1,000 artifacts of My Son sanctuary go digital More than 1,000 artifacts uncovered during the excavation and restoration of towers in the world heritage site of My Son sanctuary in the central province of Quang Nam have been digitalised thanks to the assistance of experts from Italy and India.
 
 

Vietnam’s folk music treasure promoted

Monday, 15 January 2018 13:00

Vietnam’s folk music treasure promoted Over the past 3 years, the group “Dong Kinh co nhac”, which means “Ancient music of Tonkin”, has spared no effort mixing Vietnamese traditional music with modern music to revive and promote national music in the modern context.
 
 

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