Efforts made to preserve ethnic minority attire

22/02/2019 16:06

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.

Whale Worshiping festival held in Quang Nam

22/02/2019 14:59

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. 

Da Nang to set up new pedestrian street and night market

19/02/2019 16:09

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.

Nguyen Dynasty's Kien Trung Palace restored

19/02/2019 15:41

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).

Tran Temple Festival opens in Thai Binh

19/02/2019 09:34

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).

Hanoians bring fire home for luck in Lunar New Year

18/02/2019 20:21

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.

Hanoi Dragon Boat Racing Festival kicks off

18/02/2019 14:37

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. 

Wrestling Festival kicks off in Sinh Village

15/02/2019 19:12

PSNews - The Traditional Wrestling Festival on February 14 was kicked off in Sinh Village, Phu Mau Commune, Phu Vang District, Thua Thien Hue Province, attracting the participation of many local people and visitors. 

Quan ho festival offers diverse activities

15/02/2019 15:27

Various activities kicked off in the northern province of Bac Ninh on February 14 as part of an ongoing festival marking a decade since the Quan ho Bac Ninh folk songs were recognised by UNESCO as part of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity.