PSNews - The Hans Christian Andersen Award Committee announced on March 1 three winners of this year’s global Hans Christian Andersen Award, including Ms. Tran Thi Minh Tam, Vietnam’s renowned children’s book translator. The award ceremony is to take place on April 3, in the celebrated Danish poet’s native town of Odense.
PSNews – “The beautiful Japanese” displays hundreds of multicoloured flowers from Japan that aims to introduce to Hanoi’s people the fresh flowers from the Land of the Rising Sun.
Thousands of young men rushed to get a lucky ball, which is thought to bring prosperity to the family and village, during the Phet Hien Quan Festival onFebruary 28 in Hien Quan commune, Tam Nong district in Phu Tho province.
Having performed and being praised at the world’s biggest opera houses, such as the Royal Opera House, La Scala and Metropolitan, Swedish artist Anne Sofie von Otter is now doing her first ever concert in Vietnam. She will be accompanied by pianist Leif Kaner-Lidström and Fabian Fredriksson, guitar.
Vietnamese movie star and director, Ngo Thanh Van appeared on the cover of the Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet on February 27 with an exclusive interview.
PSNews – The Travel and Invest Overseas Magazine (LIO) has announced the list of 10 best places to live abroad in 2018. Da Nang, Vietnam has been listed.
PSNews - More than 400 contestants gathered for the first rowing race on the Hanoi's West Lake (Ho Tay) on February 24, attracting large crowds.
PSNews -Ngoa Van Spring Festival, which opened at the Tran Dynasty Special Relic Site in Dong Trieu town, the northern province of Quang Ninh on February 24, became the first event of the locality in response to the “National Tourism Year 2018- Ha Long- Quang Ninh”.
An exhibition featuring the charming beauty of the Vietnamese traditional dress Ao dai has opened at the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula in the central city of Da Nang.
Northern Hai Duong province on February 23 hosted a “khai but” ceremony, a Vietnamese tradition of starting a piece of calligraphy or drawing to celebrate the New Year, at a temple dedicated to the nation’s renowned teacher Chu Van An, in Chi Linh township.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has requested the northern province of Vinh Phuc to tighten control over the organising of the Hai Luu buffalo fighting festival in the local district of Song Lo.
PSNews – The traditional wrestling festival was held on February 21-2 (or January 6 of the Lunar calendar) in Thu Le village, Sia town, Quang Dien district, Thua Thien – Hue to celebrate the Lunar New Year.
A ceremony was held to mark the 1978th anniversary of the Hai Ba Trung Uprising at the Hai Ba Trung Temple, a special national relic site, in Hanoi’s Me Linh district on February 21, or the 6th day in the first month of the Year of the Dog.
The second Bulgaria Rose and Friends Festival will be held in Hanoi next month with 1,000 rose trees imported from Bulgaria to be displayed.
PSNews - Thousands of domestic and international pilgrims and tourists are visiting Huong Pagoda at the beginning of the Year of the Dog, wishing for peace, good weather, happiness and prosperity.
The annual love duet singing festival will be organised on February 27 and 28 in Lim town, Noi Due and Lien Bao commune of Tien Du district in the northern province of Bac Ninh.
Take a peek into the past to see how the cherished traditional Tet looked like.
If rice is Vietnam’s staple crop, xoi (steamed sticky rice) is the nation’s choice dish, as much as the famous pho (rice noodle soup), if not more so.
Nguyen Van Hon has been a farmer all of his life. Now, in his mid 50s, he is working as a tour guide.
Thousands of domestic and foreign tourists flocked to Van Mieu (the Temple of Literature) and Quoc Tu Giam (the first university in Vietnam) in Hanoi on February 17.