Village of Vietnamese ethnic groups to open in 2010
The Culture-Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups will welcome tourists in 2010, coinciding with the 1,000 th anniversary of the country’s capital city - Thang Long - Hanoi.
Develop Community Tourism for Environment Protection in Ha Giang
With plentiful natural resources and diversified culture full of characters of 23 ethnic groups, Ha Giang is a place where may develop various types of tourism.
Hanoi-Prague exhibition in Hanoi
The Vietnam-Czech Friendship Association and the Czech Embassy in Hanoi opened an exhibition entitled “Hanoi-Prague, cultural and tourism exchange memories” on October 25 at the Vietnam Cultural and Arts Exhibition…
Hanoi to host 2009 ASEAN tourism forum
The 2009 ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) will take place in Hanoi from January 5-12, 2009 with the participation of nearly 1,500 delegates, including tourism ministers and heads of tourism organisations from within and outside the region.
Belgium helps train museum staff
The Belgian Association for the Promotion of Education and Training Abroad has cooperated with the Ho Chi Minh City University of Culture to open a training course for staff from 20 museums throughout the country, taught by Professor Anna Lienardy of Belgium’s La Cambre University.
Muong Lo - a place to festinate visitors
The name of Muong Lo usually reminds people of a land with a special identity and one full of the unique traditional cultural characteristics of ethnic minorities in Vietnam’s Northern Mountainous areas.
Mt. Fansipan up 12 places in new world wonders vote
Vietnam ’s Fansipan mountain has jumped 12 places to the 13th position among 77 candidates in the online voting for seven new world natural wonders launched by the NewOpen World.
Central Highlands Gong being performed in the Republic of Korea
On October 22, 2008 the delegation of gong artisans from the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum left Vietnam for the Republic of Korea to participate in the Bucheon World Intangible Cultural Heritage Festival.
First tourists cycle to Ha Long Bay
A group of cycling foreign tourists started their four-day visit to Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh on October 21, 2008.
Belgium Helps Vietnam Preserve Paper Objects
The Vietnam Cultural University, coordinating with the Association for the Promotion of Overseas Education and Training (APEFE) in Wallonie Bruxelles, Belgium, held a training course on the preservation of paper objects for workers from 20 museums nationwide from October 20 to 25, 2008.
Vietnam Named as One of Japan’s Top Ten Tourist Destinations
According to a representative from Vietnam’s tourism industry, Vietnam has won recognition as one of the top ten destinations by the Japanese government and Japanese tourism companies.
An agreement on visa exemption for diplomatic and official passport holders signed between Vietnam and the Republic of Paraguay’s governments will take effect as from October 26, 2008 announced the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Vietnam’s tourism potentials to be shown in UK
Vietnam’s tourism potentials and landscapes will be introduced to the World Travel Market (WTM) fair scheduled for London, the United Kingdom, from November 10-13, 2008.
Vietnam’s food products showcased in Paris
Fourteen Vietnamese foods and drinks producers are showcasing their products at SIAL 2008, the world’s biggest food fair in Paris from October 19-23, 2008.
Cinema lovers in Hanoi , northern port Hai Phong and central Da Nang cities will have opportunities to enjoy French film during the second French film festival which takes place from October 20-30, 2008.
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