Russian cuisine is all about hearty, sustaining food that can warm you up on even the coldest winter night. Making up over a seventh of the earth’s entire land mass, the sheer size of the country and diversity of what moves and grooves within means that there’s so much more to the Russian cuisine than borshch, potatoes and vodka (which means ‘little water’ in Russian, by the way).
The 2015 Books & Kids Fair will take place at the Vietnam Youth Academy at No 58 Nguyen Chi Thanh, Dong Da district, Hanoi from May 29th - June 1st to celebrate International Children’s Day (June 1st).
Tran Phu pedestrian street in Mong Cai city in the northern province of Quang Ninh will be inaugurate on May 30th, reported the Quang Ninh News.
Doubts have surfaced among local experts regarding the authenticity of a royal rickshaw, whose recent homecoming is considered a happy ending for insiders’ unprecedentedly concerted efforts.
Tourists and local residents will be able to witness a traditional horse race on June 6th – 7th as part of the Cultural Tourism Week held in Bac Ha district in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.
(VNF) - An exhibition hosted by the Hanoi-based Korean Cultural Centre (KCC) featuring art works using Vietnamese traditional “do” (poonah) paper was opened on May 22nd.
The “Music story of the Old Quarter” will start at 8 pm on May 8th at the Center of the Old Quarter’s culture exchange at 50 Dao Duy Tu street, Hanoi to introduce generally to the world the evolution of the Hanoi’s music, past to present.
The Khau Vai Love Market Culture-Tourism Week, an annual cultural event of Dong Van karst plateau global geopark in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, will take place in Meo Vac district from May 13th to 16th.
The two-day fireworks competition in the central coastal city of Da Nang closed on April 29th with the championship belonging to Australian team of Howard & Sons Pyrotechnics.
The marriage customs of the Giay ethnic minority group in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai is not only attractive for their ethnic people but also people from other ethnic minority groups in northern Vietnam.
The UK’s Guardian magazine has named Vietnam’s Hai Van (Sea Cloud) Pass among the top 10 great scenic drives in the world.
Hanoi City People’s Committee has made a plan on setting off firework displays at five locations around the city as part of activities to celebrate southern liberation and national unification (April 30th).
Popular newspapers and magazines printed in the 1865 - 1954 period are on display at an exhibition on Vietnamese press at Hanoi Library from April 18th - 21st.
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg visited a street food event in the intersection of Hang Khay – Ba Trieu nearby the Sword Lake (Ho Guom) on April 17th during her three-day official visit to Vietnam.
An exhibition on the establishment and development of Hanoi’s Old Quarter will take place atCultural Exchange Center at 50 Dao Duy Tu Street on April 17th.
Ho Chi Minh city will organise a high-range firework display in eight locations city-wide on April 30th, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the liberation of the southern region and National Reunification Day.
A book fair titled “Past and present book” will open at 9a.m on April 17th and run until April 21st at Thong Nhat Park in Hanoi.