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.
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.
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.
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.
Handwritten letters of the Vietnamese people during the last hundred years are on display at an exhibition in Hanoi.
VNF - Culinary is becoming an effective channel to promote Vietnamse culture and people to the world.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.