Hanoi’s first lantern road will be opened along the pedestrian street around Hoan Kiem Lake for the Mid-autumn Festival.
A traditional flower market for the Lunar New Year (Tet) 2016 opened on January 25th, on Hang Luoc street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi city, to welcome the 12th National Party Congress.
On January 19th, the Vietnam Union of Literature and Arts Associations organized the award ceremony for the 2015 Literature and Art Prizes, recognizing 67 outstanding literary and art works.
Ha Long Spring Flower Festival 2016 will take place from January 29th to February 7th at Ha Long Park in Bach Dang ward, Ha Long city.
The first “Memory of Hanoi” event has opened at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long.
On November 17th, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in coordination with Ha Tinh provincial People’s Committee co-organzied a press conference on activities to mark the 250th birthday anniversary of great poet, and World Cultural Celebrity Nguyen Du (1765-2015).
The annual furniture fair ‘Vifa Home 2015’ attracted more than 500 booths of 130 enterprises in the field of furniture, handicrafts, home décor, wood processing, household appliances, consultancy services and architectural design.
Homestays in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam have been named 1st in the top eight best Christmas trips for solo travellers by the UK’s prestigious magazine, Wanderlust, according the Vietnam News Agency.
The “Karst plateau – buckwheat flowers” photo exhibition is taking place in Dong Van Old Quarter, Ha Giang province.
The “Scenes of Singapore” art exhibition organized by the Singapore Embassy in Hanoi and the Singapore Watercolour Society (SWS) will take place at Hanoi Old Quarter Cultural Exchange Centre from November 20th – 27th.
On November 14th, the Traditional Handicraft Bazaar 2015 takes place at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi.
The LUALA Concert Fall-Winter 2015 will take place at 61 Ly Thai To street from November 15th to December 13th.
The death anniversary of the Hung Kings and the Hung Kings Temple Festival 2016 will take place from April 12th-16th, 2016 (the sixth to tenth day of the third lunar month) at the Hung Kings Temple Relic Site, Viet Tri city, PhuTho province.
On November 11th, the opening ceremony of Ho Chi Minh city International Guitar Festival 2015 themed “Guitar Suite” took place at Ho Chi Minh city Conservatory of Music.
Jazz pianist Eric Legnini, one of the most talented pianists from Belgium will give jazz concerts in Hanoi on November 19th and Ho Chi Minh City on November 20th.
The buckwheat flower exhibition co-organised by the Ha Giang provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Anh Son Advertising Trading and Construction Joint Stock Company opened in Hanoi on November 9th.
The popular French opera “Carmen” by Georges Bizet was performed by the Ho Chi Minh (HCM) city Ballet Symphomy Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) at the HCM City Opera House on November 8th - 9th.