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.
On Saturday, November 17, (from 9 am till 4.30 pm) Vietnamese and foreign visitors can attend one of Hanoi’s most interesting cultural events: Craft Link’s Handicraft Bazaar.
About 70 photos are on display at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology to show the lives of the Bru - Van Kieu ethnic people of central Vietnam.
Ca Tru singing troupes from 13 provinces and cities nationwide will gather in the central province of Ha Tinh early next month for the National Ca Tru (ceremonial singing) Festival 2018.
Before moving to Vietnam five years ago, Jovana Benoit – spouse of the current Haitian Ambassador to Vietnam Jean Lesly Benoit, surfed the Internet to learn about the country. However, not everything she read was positive.
In celebration of Vietnamese Women’s Day (October 20), an exhibition titled “Chay mai nhung dam me” (Forever Passionate) – a gift to the visitors and a tribute to Vietnamese female scientists, those who devoted their whole life into creating useful products for our life, will be organised in Hanoi.
The Ban Flower Festival 2019 in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien will feature activities imbued with the cultural identities of the northwest region.
Vietnam bagged seven gold medals at the 5th International Marionette Festival, which ended on October 15 in Hanoi.
Vietnam will host the United Nations Day of Vesak Celebrations in 2019 and an international Buddhism conference in the northern province of Ha Nam from May 12-14 next year.
Vietnam has added six more cultural icons to the list of national intangible cultural heritages under a recent decision by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
The 5th International Puppet Festival officially opened in Hanoi on October 8 night with the participation of puppeteers from eight countries, including the host Vietnam.
Photos and documents capturing the glorious moments of Hanoi’s celebrations of Liberation Day on October 10, 1954 are on display at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in downtown Hanoi.
Vietnam will talk about climate change in its play at the fifth International Puppetry Festival scheduled to be held in Hanoi from October 8 – 15.
At first glance, Lê Nổ Tổ Chè at Hanoi’s 35 Nguyen Cong Hoan Street looks much like any other coffee shop in the capital. The establishment, however, boasts a unique draw: its décor focuses on the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, confirming Vietnamese sovereignty over the islands and instilling in visitors a sense of national pride.
Photographer Le Bich, who is appreciated for his acclaimed photo collections of Vietnam’s folklore culture and festivals, is holding an exhibition entitled "Colours of Life’ at the Vietnamese Women's Museum in Hanoi, with 40 pictures on display capturing how Vietnamese women use their craftsmanship to preserve the cultural heritage of their villages.
A program in Hanoi aims to encourage an appreciation of Vietnam’s intangible cultural heritages among the younger generation.
The Thanh Tam Bamboo Ecopark was inaugurated in Lam Son-Sao Vang urban area, in Tho Xuan district, the central province of Thanh Hoa on September 27.