Xoi Gac (baby jackfruit flavored sticky rice) features intense red color of gac fruit. Because the red color is the symbol for fortune and happiness in Vietnamese culture, gac sticky rice is an indispensable dish at special occasions.
Musician Hinh Phuoc Long renowned for a range of distinctive songs on the nation’s outpost of Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago. Dubbed by the media and friends as a “citizen of Truong Sa", the Khanh Hoa native shared with Nhan Dan Monthly about his love towards Truong Sa and music.
Enjoying a fine brass band performance by an all-female band in a church, you’d hardly think you were in a rural part of Nam Định Province.
‘Banh trang tron’ (rice paper salad), is a popular street food for young people in big cities in Vietnam.
A series of big events are scheduled for Vietnamese expatriates visiting their homeland later this month and in January, according to Luong Thanh Nghi, deputy head of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs.
Mao Dien Temple of Literature and Xua Temple – Giam Pagoda – Bia Temple complex in the northern province of Hai Duong were recognised as special national relic sites in a ceremony held in Cam Giang district on December 16.
The first Vietnam brocade culture festival and Dak Nong investment promotion conference will take place in the Central Highlands locality from January 5-7.
The cherry blossom festival will return to Pa Khoang commune, Dien Bien district, the northwestern province of Dien Bien for the second time from January 11 – 13, 2019.
A photo taken by Lê Bích won the top prize at a contest honouring the elegance and civilised lifestyle of Hanoians.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked for thorough preparations for the United Nations Day of Vesak Celebrations in May 2019 to ensure Vietnam’s prestige while chairing a conference on the organisation of the event in Hanoi on December 5.
The name Vu Huu Nhung looms large in Vietnam’s pottery landscape.
The southern province of Tay Ninh will hold the second culture and tourism week featuring the craft of making bánh tráng phơi sương (dew-wetted rice paper) in Trang Bang district from December 20-25.
Up to 125 Japanese cherry (sakura) trees were planted in Da Lat city in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on November 21.
An exhibition on Vietnam’s cultural heritage will take place at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts in Hanoi between November 23 and 25.
An annual festival centering around buckwheat flowers, the iconic flower of the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, and the unique cultural values of local ethnic groups will begin on November 23.
Noi Buon Chien Tranh (The Sorrow of War), the well-known novel by Bao Ninh, has once again received a regional literary award in the Republic of Korea.
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh recently launched the construction of a Khmer cultural and tourism village at a total cost of VND 25.8 billion (USD 1.12 million).