The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha held a ceremony at Tam Chuc Pagoda in Kim Bang district, the northern province of Ha Nam, on July 22 to plant a Bodhi tree presented by Speaker of the Sri Lankan Parliament Karu Jayasuriya.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has instructed the People’s Committee of the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai to work with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) and relevant agencies to organise the 2018 Gong Cultural Festival.
Nearly 120 documents, objects, and photos relating to the Paris Peace Accords, signed 45 years ago, are being displayed at an exhibition which opened on July 12 at the Hanoi Museum.
A team of experts from UNESCO will be setting off to the Krong No volcanic site in the central province of Dak Nong between July 17 and 22 to examine the possibility of recognising it as a Global Geopark.
The Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, in the Dong Mo tourism area of Son Tay town in Hanoi, is hosting a wide range of activities throughout this July to entertain children this summer.
The excavation of an ancient shipwreck discovered in Binh Son district, in the central coastal province of Quang Ngai, began on July 9.
The space of Gong culture in Vietnam’s Central Highlands was recognised by the UNESCO as a Masterpiece of the Intangible Heritage of Humanity in 2005. In Lam Dong province, although it once faced the threat of being buried in oblivion, the practice of resounding gongs has been preserved and revived thanks to the joint efforts made by local practitioners and the authorities.
Leading theatres and art troupes in Ho Chi Minh City are working to preserve cai luong (reformed opera) by using young actors in their new productions.
The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap has chosen six craft villages for preservation to develop tourism.
The Saigontourist Company and Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper held an awards ceremony for the second edition of their photography, video, and writing contest themed “Savour Vietnam” with a total value of VND 685 million (USD 30,100) on July 3rd.
After finishing his bio-chemistry master's program in France, Ngo Chi Cong decided to start his own business with lotus, the iconic flower of his hometown in Dong Thap province.
Authorities in the central province of Thanh Hoa have approved a plan to excavate an ancient citadel with unique architecture in Southeast Asia.
A data digitisation project has been implemented in the Complex of Hue Monuments in the central province of Thue Thien-Hue to improve the management and preservation of Tu Duc Tomb and An Dinh Palace.
Winter and Spring in Hanoi offer visitors the chance to sample one of the capital’s more exotic culinary creations - Ô Mai.
(VNF) - The Inauguration ceremony of the Trung Thanh village, Tam Thanh commune, Tam Ky district, Quang Nam province, was jointly held by the UNESCO Office in Ha Noi and the Cooperative Alliance of Quang Nam on June 28.
(VNF) - Like many other tea producing regions, Vietnamese have discovered an exotic way of adding more aroma to the drink made from tea leaves. With the presence of flowers, Vietnamese fragrant tea is no doubt a quintessence in the world of beverage.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue kicked off the Lotus Festival 2018 themed “Legend of a flower” on June 29th, as part of a series of activities to promote Hue, a festival city of Vietnam.