Researchers fear the epics of ethnic minority groups in the Central Highlands might get lost into oblivion. So they are spending their time and energy to visit the elders in local communities to record epics, and are even hiring people to translate and print the lyrics for preservation.
Nghe An and Ha Tinh provinces late last week received a UNESCO certificate that recognizes Vi-Giam folk music of the two north-central provinces as a world intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
In addition to well wishes, the Vietnamese have a long tradition of giving lucky money to children during the Lunar New Year holiday, or Tet.
Restaurants under Bong Sen Corp. have introduced new menus for Valentine’s Day 2015 entitled “True Love”.
Located on Con Dao Island off mainland Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province, Con Dao market is crowded with locals and visitors.
(VNF) - The British Council and Lien Foundation announced the originators of the 12 leading ideas for “Reimagined play” across Asia-Pacific and the UK.
As the lunar New Year approaches, Buddha's hand fruits, or sarcodactylis, a specialty in Dac So commune, Hoai Duc district, Hanoi are being wrapped carefully to be delivered to customers across the country.
The US mission in Vietnam announced that they are seeking candidates for the 2015 global undergraduate exchange program.
If you want a new destination for your weekend getaway, you are advised to give Ba Ra Mountain in Binh Phuoc Province a try, reported the Saigon Times.
The breathtaking caves in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is always what local and international tourists think of first when the name of Quang Binh Province comes to their mind. That is true but a visit to Phong Nha-Ke Bang might be incomplete without dropping by Nhat Le Estuary, also in the province, reported the Saigon Times.
Although the national women's volleyball team has not played any matches during the last three months, they have raised nine steps to the 35th place in the world rankings.
Odo is a famous clock brand in the West. When the French first brought Odo to Vietnam in the 1930s, high-level officials could afford to own it. Money, time and passion are needed to own an Odo clock since it costs dozens or hundreds of millions of dong. It needs to be wound up every one or two weeks.
Ho Chi Minh city will host many art and entertainment programs to ring in the New Year 2015, reported the Saigon Times.
Millions of people throughout Vietnam flocked to colourful countdown parties to welcome the New Year’s Eve in festive mood.