Vietnam’s cultural quintessence promoted in France
Vietnam’s cultural features and traditional Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival were promoted to overseas Vietnamese and international friends in France at a programme which has been held at the La Carrrière Cultural Centre in Saint Herblain City.
Ha Long – a new city rises next to a world heritage
Rising next to Ha Long Bay, which has twice been included in UNESCO’s World Heritage list, Ha Long is a standout tourism city in northern Vietnam with modern infrastructure, stunning…
Kien Giang greets nearly 820,000 tourists in January
The southern province of Kien Giang welcomed almost 820,000 tourists in the first month of 2020, a year-on-year surge of 57 percent, according to the provincial Department of Tourism.
Vietnam among world’s fastest growing travel destinations in 2019
Vietnam was ranked seventh among the world’s 20 fastest growing travel destinations in 2019, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).
Hanoi’s relic sites reopened to serve visitors
Relic sites and landscapes in Hanoi reopened to serve visitors on February 6 after one day of being sprayed with disinfectants and creating conditions to prevent and control the disease caused by a new strain of corona virus.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has allowed a production team for a Colombian reality show titled “Asia Express” to shoot in 22 provinces and cities in Vietnam’s northern region this year.
Xuong Giang victory site recognised as special national site
The Bac Giang provincial People’s Committee held a ceremony on January 29 to receive a certificate honouring the Xuong Giang victory historic relic site as a special national site.
Number of tourists during Tet holiday surges
Many regions of the country are reporting a sharp rise in the number of tourists.
Bai Dinh Pagoda Festival opens in Ninh Binh
The Bai Dinh Pagoda Festival kicked off in Gia Vien district of the northern mountainous province of Ninh Binh on January 30, the sixth day of the Lunar New Year.
Mekong Delta hub set for Tet with blooming flower street
A street in Can Tho City will be decked out in over 70,000 baskets carrying locally sourced flowers in celebration of Tet.
Tu Linh boat race - a unique festival of Ly Son island district
The Tu Linh (Four Holy Beasts) Boat Race in the spring in Ly Son Island District, in the central province of Quang Ngai, has existed and been preserved for more than 300 years.
Free entry to historical sites in Dien Bien open during Lunar New Year
Several historical and cultural sites in the northern province of Dien Bien will be open for free from January 25 to 27, the first three days of the Lunar New Year, the provincial authorities have decided.
HCM City: Lunar New Year’s Eve fireworks to be set off at 7 venues
Ho Chi Minh City will hold 15-minute fireworks displays at seven venues to welcome the Year of the Rat on Lunar New Year’s Eve (January 24).
Hoi An to celebrate Lunar New Year with various activities
Popular Japanese singer Ueno Yuuka, who was appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange, will perform with singer Kawamura Yui and the Kolme band from Japan on Lunar New Year’s eve at the Sculpture Park in the ancient city on January 24.
Peach blossom festival held in Lang Son
The annual Peach Blossom Festival has opened at Chi Lang Park, in downtown Lang Son city, the northern province of Lang Son.