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.
The sixth Hue Traditional Craft Festival, themed “Quintessence of Vietnamese craft”, will be held from April 28th to May 2nd with numerous attractive and special programmes.
A ceremony recognizing the Ba Na ethnic epic as national intangible cultural heritage, took place in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai on April 24th.
Terraced fields in Yen Bai province, tea hills in Thai Nguyen rovince, stone islands in the middle of the sea in Quang Ninh and ancient communal houses are among typical images in the northern region of Vietnam.
This information was revealed in a seminar discussing the reality and solutions to develop Vietnamese craft villages during the period of international integration, co-organised by the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee, the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Vietnamese Craft Villages Association, in Hanoi on April 20th.
The 2015 Thanh Hoa Sea Tourism Festival will be held from April 28th to May 5th in Sam Son town and Tinh Gia, Hoang Hoa, Tho Xuan and Nga Son districts.
The National Assembly House design by German company gmp International GmbH has just won the Grand Prize 2014 of the Vietnam Architects' Association.
Hanoi city People’s Committee plans to celebrate the 125th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh’s birth (May 19th, 1890 - May 19th, 2015).
The Thang Long-Hanoi Relic Conservation Centre on April 14th coordinated with the Vietnam Association of Social Sciences to organize a workshop on the role of the Headquarters of the 1975 Spring General Offensive and Uprisings.
The Moc Chau Plateau in the northern mountainous province of Son La is famous for spacious tea hills stretching from one hill to another.
A ceremony to receive the Prime Minister's certificate recognising the Ba Trieu site as a special national relic was held at Trieu Loc commune, Hau Loc district in the central province of Thanh Hoa on Apirl 7th.
On April 7th, the Southern Women’s Museum in Ho Chi Minh city opened two shows on Vietnamese women to celebrate the 40th anniversary of southern liberation and national unification (April 30th) and the 30th founding anniversary of the museum.
Several outdoor stages have been set up around Hanoi for nighttime shows which draw crowds, especially local young people.
Although Hanoi has kept much of its charm over the years, in the early 20th century, the city had a very different atmosphere; a more peaceful place where the traffic was mostly pedestrians, tramcars and pulled rickshaws.
Tra Nhieu village in the central Vietnamese province of Quang Nam used to be a well-known commercial port. Now, it has become an attractive, ideal eco tourism destination for travelers, reported the Tuoi Tre News.
The largest monument honouring Vietnamese heroic mothers will be inaugurated in March 24th in the central province of Quang Nam on the occasion of the province’s 40th celebration of founding and 85th year of the provincial Party Committee founding.
Eighty-three-year old Nguyen Thi Lap could not hold back her tears as she recalled the experiences of female revolutionaries from the southern part of the country during the American War.