(VNF) - Brought to Vietnam in early 2000s by some expatriats, nowadays, Salsa has become popular around the country. With hundreds year of history, Salsa holds countless interesting facts you may not know.
A meeting celebrating the year of Henryk Sienkiewicz was held by Vietnam’s National Library and the Polish Embassy in Vietnam on November 14th to commemorate the great novelist of Poland.
Vietnamese bánh mì has topped the Top 20 Must-Try Street Foods Around the World list by the US’s Fodor Travel.
The Bright Side website has named Vietnam’s Ho Coc coast among the world’s 10 best places to start a new life.
The People’s Committee of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has released a document on strengthening management of traditional festivals and banning buffalo stabbing ritual- a part of the traditional cultural festival of ethnic minorities in the province.
The first Himalayan Cherry Blossom Festival will be held for three days in mid-January 2017, in Da Lat city, according to the Lam Dong provincial People’s Committee.
Le Fruit, a French-owned and Vietnamese-based brand, has won the Great Taste 2016 Award in London for its pomelo & mandarin marmalade and kumquat marmalade jams.
The Hanoi’s My Dinh national stadium will host the Vietnam – Korea food and culture festival 2016 from November 11th-13th.
The Craft Link Handicraft Bazaar 2016 will take place at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi on November 19th (from 9.00 a.m till 4.30 p.m).
The 20th annual HCMC Terry Fox Run for raising money for cancer research will be held in November 27th, organisers said at a press conference on November 1st at the Park Hyatt.
Chefs Nik Michael Imran and Sarah Benjamin have come to Vietnam as part of the Asian Food Channel hit Cooking for Love’s second season.
Chairman of the Hanoi municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has signed Decision 5745/QD-UBND ratifying and announcing the list of relics in the capital from December 31st, 2015.
Saigon-based artist Bui Cong Khanh has also been shortlisted for the 11th Benesse Prize in Japan.
The Soul of Vietnam is a 180 page hardcover coffee table photography book with more than 140 images by the multi-talented American artist, Lawrence D’Attilio, explores one of the world’s largest populations’ profound transformations into a global power.
Four Vietnamese hotels have won renown on this year’s Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers' Choice Awards.
The Australia-based travel website News has named Vietnam among the world’s cheapest holiday destinations.
Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has ordered an end to all performances that include either violent or offensive rituals, such as killing animals.