A programme has been held in Bac Ninh city, the northern province of Bac Ninh to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Quan ho (love duet) singing being recognised by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
International reporters covering the Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi will be offered free tours of northern Vietnam’s famous attractions.
PSNews - Having been inspired by the upcoming Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi, Vietnamese artist Tran Lam Binh recently painted portraits of the U.S. and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) leaders in a hope that the meeting would be of great success.
PSNews - The Lam Dong Provincial People's Committee on February 2 announced a master plan to develop Dankia - Suoi Vang as national tourism site by 2030.
Students of ethnic minority backgrounds or those attending ethnic minority boarding schools will wear traditional costumes two days per week and during festivals, under a project approved by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.
The 4th International Conference Promoting Vietnamese Literature and the 3rd International Poetry Festival wrapped up in Hanoi on February 20.
PSNews - Hundreds of people on February 21st gathered in Sam Linh Tay village, Nui Thanh district, Quang Nam province to participate in the annual Whale Worshiping festival, praying for good weather and a bumper fishing year.
A peach blossom festival is taking place at Dong Van stone plateau in Meo Vac district of the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang.
A cherry blossom viewing festival opened at the Hoi An Impression Theme Park in Hoi An ancient city of the central province of Quang Nam on February 19.
PSNews - The central coastal city of Da Nang will set up a new pedestrian zone with a night market near Tran Thi Ly Bridge. The night market will sell goods, souvenirs and food while the remainder of the pedestrian zone will be used to hold cultural and entertainment activities.
PSNews - The Hue Relics Preservation Center on February 16 held a groundbreaking ceremony of Nguyen Dynasty's Kien Trung Palace in the Hue Imperial Citadel (Dai Noi).
PSNews - Recently, the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment recognised three more trees in Hai Phong as national heritage tree.
The Tran Temple Festival, one of the biggest annual spring ones in Vietnam, opened at the special national historical complex of the Tran Kings’ shrines and tombs in Tien Duc commune, Hung Ha district, the northern province of Thai Binh, on February 17 night (the 13th day of the first lunar month).
In a listing 40 top holiday destinations for the year, The Guardian includes a tour of northern Vietnam.
PSNews - The traditional ritual of bringing home fire from the temple in the Lunar New Year has been maintained in An Dinh village for many years as people believe that the fire they get from burning votive papers at the village temple would bring luck to their families.
PSNews - Following the previous festival's success, the Open Hanoi Dragon Boat Racing Festival was kicked off on February 16 in Hanoi, attracting attention of many Hanoians and visitors.
The Lim Festival has opened in Bac Ninh province as a highlight in an array of events marking 10 years since Quan Ho Duet Singing was recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
The Telegraph of the UK has just included Vietnam’s Son Doong cave in the list of amazing place discovered surprisingly recently.
A range of five-star hotels in Hanoi have been fully booked ahead of the US-North Korea Summit which is scheduled to take place in the capital city.
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien has recently signed a decision announcing 17 new national intangible cultural heritages.