Hello, a UK weekly magazine, has named Hanoi among seven best backpacking destinations in Asia.
Sweet soup, soya bean curd or mixed jelly are popular snacks for Vietnamese people, especially in the hot days of summer. They all have things in common – they’re delicious, fresh and many of them contain one tasty ingredient: black grass jelly.
Vietnam’s traditional long dress, the Ao dai has made a reputation at fashion shows around the world, thanks in part to Vietnam’s skillful designers, who do their best to promote the dress to the world.
The biennial concert titled “Autumn Melody” will be held at Ha Noi Opera House on August 16.
Banh giay Quan Ganh, a white, flat, round glutinous rice cake with or without green beans inside, is enjoyed by lots of people, both Vietnamese and foreigners. The cake is a specialty of Hanoi.
Fifty oil paintings depicting cultural features and social activities of people living along the Mekong River in Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand are on display at an exhibition which opened in the Lao capital city of Vientiane on August 3.
PSNews – The “Quintessence of Tonkin” show (Tinh hoa Bac Bo) has received two entries in the Vietnam Guinness Book of Records on August 2, for using the largest water state in Vietnam (4,300 metres) and the most cast members who are farmers (150 people).
The seventh Vietnam heritage photo contest was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on August 1, with registration now opening to Vietnamese citizens and foreigners.
A Vietnamese Cultural Day was held in Singapore on July 31 night in celebration of the 45th anniversary of the Vietnam-Singapore diplomatic ties (August 1) and five years of the Strategic Partnership between the two countries (September 1).
A music show was held in Hanoi on July 30 to celebrate the 197th anniversary of the Independence Day of Peru (July 28, 1821).
Vietnamese Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Sanh Chau attended a workshop with representatives of Indonesian tourism authorities to discuss ways to promote tourism and share experiences of developing tourism at UNESCO World Heritage sites in Bali on July 30.
Cultural activities and hundreds of traditional dishes of local ethnic minorites are available at the Northwestern Food and Culture Festival is taking place from July 22 to August 12 at the Sun World Fansipan Legend tourist site in Sapa.
Vietnam welcomed more than 9 million foreign vacationers in the first seven months of 2018, a year-on-year rise of 25.4 percent, according to the General Statistic Office.
A large street festival was held on the pedestrian streets around Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi on July 29 morning to mark 10 years of administrative boundary adjustment of the capital city.
Diving into the jade waters of Phu Quoc would satisfy every visitor coming to Vietnam’s largest island. But there is one thing worth trying once in a lifetime - enjoying the exquisite beauty of the southernmost island at sunset.
A music video dedicated to 10 young female volunteers who sacrificed their lives for the Dong Loc Victory touched the audience’s hearts during its debut on July 25 in Hanoi.
At least 5,000 performers, including many professional artists and artisans from various craft villages, will parade and showcase their acts at the biggest festival ever to be held in the pedestrian zone around Hoan Kiem (Sword) Lake in downtown Hanoi this weekend.
The road along the ocean from Nha Trang to Quy Nhon in central Vietnam has been named one of the most spectacular in Asia along with others in Japan, China and Uzbekistan by travel website Tripsavvy.
PSNews – A photo exhibition, scheduled for August 3, will showcase the Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago’s vitality through 120 photographs by 12 journalists.
PSNews - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to let Hanoi organise the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) and the 11th ASEAN Para Games (Para Games 11) in Vietnam in 2021.