Hanoi’s first lantern road will be opened along the pedestrian street around Hoan Kiem Lake for the Mid-autumn Festival.
A programme entitled ‘Experimenting the arts of ‘Cheo’ – Vietnamese traditional opera’ was recently held at Hao Nam Temple in Hanoi, allowing the capital city’s students to learn more about the charm of ‘cheo’, a Vietnamese intangible cultural heritage, thus encouraging their love for the heritage.
The Dak Lak provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism coordinated with the provincial museum to open two exhibitions on the Vietnam – Lao traditional friendship at the Dak Lak provincial Museum on August 30.
An exhibition showcasing 50 Vietnamese folk paintings opened at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in Hanoi on August 29, as an event to celebrate Vietnam’s National Day (September 2).
Though they face each other across the Ô Lâu River, the old village of Hội Kỳ in Quảng Trị Province has had very different fortunes from its sister village Phước Tích in Thừa Thiên-Huế Province.
The southern province of Binh Phuoc announced the Prime Minister’s decision to recognise an ancient Loc Hoa lithophone as a national treasure during a ceremony in the provincial museum on August 28.
A bust of India's great national leader, Mahatma Gandhi, has been unveiled at the Indian Embassy in Hanoi on August 27.
An excavation on the Hai Van Gate relic complex which sits atop its namesake mountainous pass, about 490m above sea level, in central Vietnam has unveiled a clear layout of the old foundations of citadel walls and a section of the north-south route.
A monument management centre in the central province of Ha Tinh has announced the discovery of an old pottery disk that depicts the Kieu sisters, the characters in the Tale of Kieu poem epic.
The Cham Cultural Centre in Bac Binh district of Binh Thuan province will host a range of joyful activities on October 10 to celebrate the Cham people’s traditional Kate festival.
The long communal house “Guol”, traditional to the Co Tu ethnic group in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, was inaugurated in Aka village, Thuong Quang commune, Nam Dong district on August 22.
The puppet art troupe from Vietnam Puppet Theatre, representing Vietnam at the 8th World Puppet Carnival in Yekaterinburg, Russia, has won the first prize and the Best Puppet Design prize.
Archaeologists unveiled new findings in the recent excavation of Phong Le relic site dating back to the Champa era (from the 2nd century until 1832) in Hoa Tho Dong ward of Cam Le district, in the central city of Da Nang, on August 21.
Nghia Lo district in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai has taken various measures to preserve the diverse traits of the ethnic minorities inhabiting in the locality.
The cultural days of ethnic groups in the central region will take place in Tam Ky city, Quang Nam province, from August 24-26, featuring the participation of more than 2,000 artists, artisans and instrumentalists from 13 localities in the region.
Two Vietnamese photographers – Dao Tan Phat and Le Duc Toai - have won gold medals at the Third International Circular of Photography “Grand M.S.M Circuit 2018”.
As many as 200 images and artefacts related to Nghe - a sacred animal in the ancient culture of Vietnam - are on display at an exhibition which opened at the Da Nang Museum of Fine Arts in the central city on August 15.