Hello, a UK weekly magazine has announced its annual list of Asia’s best destinations for backpackers.
PSNews – 23 Korean publishers and 28 Vietnamese ones will exchange information, experience and sign agreements to buy book copyright at the two-day festival, according to the Vietnamese Publishers Association.
PSNews - The Department of Find Arts, Photography and Exhibition on July 20 kicked off the first-ever nude photo exhibition at 29 Hang Bai Art Gallery, in Hanoi, showcasing 50 nudes by 10 Vietnamese photographers.
A concert marking the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Japan diplomatic relations was held at the Suntory Hall in Tokyo on July 20 with the presence of the Japanese Emperor and Empress.
“Though it has long been heralded as a hip destination, Vietnam’s southern supercity somehow keeps getting cooler” is how Lonely Planet describes Ho Chi Minh City which it has named the third best place to visit in Asia this year.
Hoi An, 30 kilometers south of Da Nang, has won much love among global travelers after becoming a familiar name in global rankings by respected international travel magazines.
Lake Ba Be in the northern province of Bac Kan is Vietnam’s largest and one of the 100 largest fresh water lakes in the world. The stunning lake and distinctive culture of local ethnic people living nearby have made the lake neigbourhood an attraction to visitors.
The Hanoi Transport Service Company (Transerco) will launch an open top double-decker night-tour bus from 7:30pm to 8:30pm from August 1 to attract more passengers.
PSNews - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced that the 2018 Gong Cultural Festival of the Central Highlands will take place by November in Gia Lai with a serie of interesting activities.
The People’s Committee of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue has announced a plan to preserve French-style architecture works.
PSNews - The Department of Find Arts, Photography and Exhibition announced that the first-ever nude photo exhibition will be kicked off on July 20-27, at 29 Hang Bai Art Gallery, in Hanoi.
A concert will be held on July 19 night at the HCM City Opera House to mark the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Belgium diplomatic ties, announced the HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) on July 17.
Japan’s contemporary artworks are being introduced to the public in Ho Chi Minh City at the “10 in HCMC” exhibition which opened on July 17.
“Melody of Bamboo” by Vietnamese painter Hoang Dinh, awarded with the “Giulio Cesare: Art Emperor” prize by the magazine Art International Contemporary, has been on display at Velli Palace in Rome, Italy.
PSNews – Recently, the Quang Ngai Provincial People’s Committee announced that they has allocated funds of VND42 billion to protect and develop ecosystem recovery and biodiversity supervision of the Ly Son Marine Protected Area (MPA) for the 2018 – 2022 period.
The US$2 million deal between Hanoi and the US television network CNN from 2017 – 2018 has spurred international tourist arrivals to the capital city over the past year.
A cultural event, themed Feel Japan in Vietnam 2018, was officially kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on July 14, as part of events marking 45 years of Vietnam – Japan relations.
PSNews - The United States’ Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale on July 13 performed the Vietnamese folk song Trong Com (The Cylindrical Drum) at the An Hoi garden, Hoi An city, Quang Nam province.
Hue, the capital of the Nguyen dynasty, is home to not only Vietnam’s last ruling monarchy in 143 years, but also to a number of priceless tangible and intangible heritages such as palaces, royal tombs, garden houses, art forms and royal cuisine.
PSNews - The Da Nang Municipal People's Committee announced on July 12 that Da Nang has won the National Green City for the 2017 - 2018 period. With this title, the Vietnam's central coastal city of Da Nang will compete with 21 other cities around the world in the final round of the International Green City contest for the prize "Global Green City".