Vietnam Time
1/16/2018 10:13:57 AM

US magazine: Water puppetry - a quintessential experience in Vietnam

National Geographic Travel, a magazine published by the National Geographic Society in the U.S., recently broadcasted a short clip introducing the thousand-year-old Vietnamese water puppetry.

  • Hanoi's Temple of Literature calligraphy festival to open

    Hanoi's Temple of Literature calligraphy festival to open

    Public: 1/18/2018 10:00:01 AM

    The 2018 Spring Calligraphy Festival will officially open at Literature Lake (Ho Van) - a special national relic of Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) in Hanoi on February 9th.

  • Ma Chau villagers strive to keep silk weaving art alive

    Ma Chau villagers strive to keep silk weaving art alive

    Public: 1/12/2018 9:24:42 AM

    Despite historical ups and downs throughout the village’s 500-year history, Ma Chau villagers in Duy Xuyen district, Quang Nam province, have exerted every effort to keep their traditional silk weaving art alive.

  • ‘Artisan’ title given to 42 handicraft artists

    ‘Artisan’ title given to 42 handicraft artists

    Public: 1/11/2018 9:08:00 AM

    The capital authorities have given the title of “artisan” to 42 skilled handicraft artists in handicraft villages in the city, as an official way to recognise their skills and praise their efforts to preserve the traditional handicrafts.

  • Exhibition gathers handwritten letters in the past century

    Exhibition gathers handwritten letters in the past century

    Public: 1/10/2018 2:42:15 PM

    Handwritten letters of the Vietnamese people during the last hundred years are on display at an exhibition in Hanoi.

  • Vietnamese cuisine connects the world

    Vietnamese cuisine connects the world

    Public: 1/8/2018 3:29:37 PM

    VNF - Culinary is becoming an effective channel to promote Vietnamse culture and people to the world.

  • Festival of delicious dishes coming in HCMC

    Festival of delicious dishes coming in HCMC

    Public: 1/5/2018 10:26:28 AM

    VNF - 100 pavilions selling special dishes of Vietnam and many countries in the world will be gathered at the Festival of delicious dishes from Jan 11-14, Ho Chi Minh city.

  • Venue of first credentials reception ceremony named national relic

    Venue of first credentials reception ceremony named national relic

    Public: 1/4/2018 2:33:15 PM

    The venue of the first ceremony to receive the credentials of a foreign ambassador to Vietnam in the northern province of Thai Nguyen has been named a national relic site.

  • A cake from a land of cultural confluence

    A cake from a land of cultural confluence

    Public: 1/3/2018 10:22:00 AM

    For hundreds of years, the pía cake (a cake filled with durian, shredded lard, salted egg yolk and mung bean paste), originally of the Hoa people, has been served and given as gifts by Soc Trang residents.

  • Top ten cultural and tourism events of 2017

    Top ten cultural and tourism events of 2017

    Public: 1/1/2018 10:17:13 AM

    Looking back at top ten cultural and tourism events of 2017

  • Realist artists depict Hanoi life

    Realist artists depict Hanoi life

    Public: 12/29/2017 10:16:59 AM

    A painting by artist Pham Binh Chuong depicting a corner of Hanoi’s Old Quarter in the gentle light of the morning is among the realist paintings now displayed in Hanoi at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum.

  • New Year Fairs of northern region to open in Hanoi

    New Year Fairs of northern region to open in Hanoi

    Public: 12/27/2017 8:59:14 AM

    Aiming to recreate the rich cultural space of ethnic groups in the northwest and northeast regions of Vietnam, a fair, with the theme “New Year Fairs of the Northern Region” will be held from December 29th in Hanoi.

  • HCM City to host áo dài festival in March

    HCM City to host áo dài festival in March

    Public: 12/26/2017 8:59:02 AM

    The Ho Chi Minh City will host its annual festival to honour áo dài (Vietnamese traditional dress), which is known as the symbol of feminine beauty in Vietnam, during March 3rd-25th.

  • Mythical creatures enrich Vietnamese culture

    Mythical creatures enrich Vietnamese culture

    Public: 12/25/2017 9:07:43 AM

    Statues of traditional sacred animals guarding the gates of temples, pagodas and relics are gradually replacing fiercer looking animals designed in China, but made in Vietnam.

  • New Year celebration of H’mong ethnic group in Vietnam

    New Year celebration of H’mong ethnic group in Vietnam

    Public: 12/21/2017 10:08:30 AM

    Hanoians are invited to an event that brings together the H’mong’s styles of celebration of New Year and their customs on January 7th, 2018 at Hanoi University of Culture.

  • 2018 Hue Festival to honour city of world heritages

    2018 Hue Festival to honour city of world heritages

    Public: 12/20/2017 4:36:38 PM

    As many as 20 international art troupes from many countries around the world have registered to participate in the 2018 Hue Festival, which will take place from April 27th to May 2nd, 2018.

  • Play on Mau Than Offensive to be staged in HCMC

    Play on Mau Than Offensive to be staged in HCMC

    Public: 12/19/2017 9:10:11 AM

    A play on the Mau Than Offensive (or Tet Offensive) in Spring 1968 will be staged by Hong Van Drama Troupe, one of Ho Chi Minh City’s leading private drama troupes, this month.

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