An international cuisine festival, the fifth of its kind, held by the Foreign Ministry’s Bureau of Diplomatic Corps Services in Hanoi on December 10 attracted thousands of visitors.
A performance featuring ‘Cua Dinh’ folk singing will be held at the Vietnam National Institute of Culture and Arts Studies in Hanoi on November 14th, marking the successful revival of the musical genre after six decades of decline.
Have you ever tried eating snakes in Hanoi? If you feel brave enough, head to Le Mat Village, the most well-known place in Vietnam to enjoy delicious dishes prepared from snakes raised by locals. Here, you can see and even hold some snakes at the farm before you enjoy a feast of local snake delicacies.
A painting exhibition featuring the Russian October Revolution as well as the people and landscapes in difference places of the Soviet Union opened at the National Museum of Vietnamese History on November 7th.
The peaceful landscapes and unique cultural activities of the northern region are featured in a live entertainment project entitled the Quintessence of Tonkin, officially launched last Saturday.
A festival featuring the worship of Mother Goddesses will bring many folk artists from across the nation to Hanoi on November 9th-13th.
An arts programme entitled ‘The Legend of Truong Bon’ was held on October 29th in Nghe An province to mark the 49th anniversary of Truong Bon victory (1968-2017).
Vu Thu district in the northern province of Thai Binh held a ceremony on October 29th to begin Keo Pagoda festival and receive a certificate recognising it as national intangible cultural heritage.
The 7th Da Lat Flower Festival, themed “Flowers of Da Lat – Miracle from the good earth”, will return to Da Lat city, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong from December 23rd-27th.
It is undeniable that wonderful scenic photos, which are outnumbered on many platforms for photography in Vietnam, have effectively contributed to advertising Vietnam’s tourism. However, there is an urgent call for Vietnamese photographers to feature a deeper, bolder and sharper look on issues of public concern, as well as the changes in the country, in their work.
The third Ooc-Om-Bok Festival (moon worship festival) of the Mekong Delta will take place from October 28th-November 3rd, according to the event’s organising board.
When life becomes stressful, I often visit museums to seek a moment of tranquillity in life. The Vietnam National Museum of History is one of these places. In each country, treasures that represent the typical cultural values and techniques, or that mark a turning point in the national development process, are considered as the demonstrating the country’s culture.
In celebration of the country’s vast culinary heritage, young Vietnamese artist Le Rin embarked on a one-man mission to paint foodies a comprehensive picture of Vietnamese cuisine through his bilingual illustrated artbook, aptly named “Viet Nam Mien Ngon”, or Vietnam Delicious.
Elke Schwierz has enjoyed every moment at Cuc Phuong National Park in northern Ninh Binh Province for the past 15 years.
VNF - The 9th Vietnam - Korea Food and Cultural Festival will take place from 27 to 29 October in Hanoi with the participation of 70 booths of Korean businesses and restaurants.
A Vietnam-Japan cultural space is set to open in the UNESCO-recognised town of Hoi An in November to honour the fine relationship that exists between the two countries.
Vietnamese-American Ngoc Huyen, a leading cai luong (reformed opera) performer in the 1990s, will stage a live show in Ho Chi Minh City next week.