A constant stream of vehicles have been flowing to Nghia Linh Mountain in Phu Tho Province to commemorate the Hung Kings and the early ancestors of the Vietnamese people.
The Youth Theatre held a ceremony on April 10th to mark the 40th anniversary of its establishment and honour the many generations of artists who have come through the theater.
Constructed 300 years ago, Co Che Village’s temple in Phuc Tien Commune, Phu Xuyen District boasts sculptures vividly reflecting the local folk life in the distinctive style of the Le Trung Hung Dynasty. But despite the beautiful interior, the building’s frame is derelict, keeping visitors away.
The annual “Le khao le the linh Hoang Sa” (Feast and Commemoration Festival for Hoang Sa Soldiers) was held in An Hai commune, Ly Son district, the central province of Quang Ngai, on April 6th.
The central city of Da Nang’s culture department has received two donated stone sculptures – Sea Wave by Norway’s Oyvin Storbaekken, and Mother’s Milk by Vietnamese Pham Hong – to install on the Han River bank and My Khe beach.
A museum in central Ha Tinh Province has announced the discovery of an stone incense holder dating back to the 19th century.
The Sanskrit inscriptions on steles at the UNESCO world heritage My Son Sanctuary in central Quang Nam province will be translated into Vietnamese and English as part of a joint project between Vietnam and India.
A project to preserve dien xuong (singing and talking), a folk singing genre which originated in the country’s southern region, will launch this week in Ho Chi Minh City.
Communities of the Co Tu ethnic group living in the city and Quang Nam province will host the traditional Co Tu Cultural Day in Gian Bi village in the city’s Hoa Bac commune on April 13th-14th.
The ‘Then’ Singing Practice of Tay, Nung and Thai ethnic people in Vietnam has been submitted to UNESCO in order to recognise it as a global intangible cultural heritage of humanity. With the cultural and artistic values, it can be said the ‘Then’ Singing Practice of Tay, Nung and Thai ethnic people in Vietnam has many factors which are worthy of the UNESCO‘s honour.
The Dien Hai Citadel in the central city of Da Nang was officially recognised as a National Special Relic, under the Prime Minister’s decision signed last year, marking the 160th anniversary of the victory in fighting against French-Spanish coalition forces in 1858-60.
A ceremony was held in Tuyen Quang city of the northern mountainous province of the same name on March 28th to receive a certificate recognising the festival of Ha, Thuong and Y La Temples as national intangible cultural heritage.
The Hoang Sa Exhibition Centre was inaugurated in Da Nang city on March 28 as an institution to display and store historical documents, objects and images on on Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Parcel) archipelago.
Traditional long dress for men is being revived thanks to the enthusiasm of a club in Hanoi. Unlike women’s traditional long dress, the men’s version has experienced various ups and downs.
Carolyn White from Michigan, United States, had never imagined that people from a remote country half the world away would one day be part of her life until she found solace in the teachings of a Vietnamese Zen master.
(VNF) – At the age of over 70, the founder and CEO of Kova paint still works relentlessly. According to the company’s Sale Director, the Chairwoman of Kova’s creativity and productivity, at an unimaginably rapid pace.
Diem village festival which honours the creator of quan ho (love duet singing) opened in the northern province of Bac Ninh on March 22nd (the sixth day of the second lunar month).