Vietnam Poetry Day 2019 to open in February

13/02/2019 16:33

PSNews - The Vietnam Poetry Day 2019 will take place from February 15-21, in Hanoi, Quang Ninh and Bac Giang, the Vietnam Writers Association on February 13 reported. 

Unique rice cooking contest in Hanoi's Thi Cam village

13/02/2019 14:07

Thi Cam villagers in Xuan Phuong commune of Hanoi’s Tu Liem district gathered at the communal house on February 12 (the eighth day of the first lunar month) to take part in an annual traditional rice cooking contest .

Unique market offers luck for sale

12/02/2019 10:34

From the afternoon of the 7th day of the first lunar month, which falls on February 11 this year, people flock to the northern province of Nam Dinh for a unique market which is held only once a year to sell - guess what - bad luck as well as to buy good luck for the year to come.

Launching of ASEAN Cultural Year 2019

12/02/2019 10:33

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has presided over an event to launch the ASEAN Cultural Year 2019, coinciding with Thailand serving as the Chair of ASEAN in 2019.

Traditional spring festivals kick off across Vietnam

11/02/2019 15:31

An estimated 50,000 pilgrims flocked to Huong or Perfume pagoda in Hanoi on February 10, the first day of Vietnam’s longest festival. To reach the main pagoda, visitors must take a one-hour boat trip on the Yen stream.

Discovering Chang Son, a famous wooden fan making village

10/02/2019 19:24

PSNews - People of Chang Son villages are always proud of their traditional craft. From the 19th century, French people started to display Chang Son's wooden fans in exhibitions in Paris, elderly partisans of Chang Son recounted.

Buffalo fighting festival in Dien Bien

07/02/2019 20:57

The fifth annual buffalo fighting festival kicked off in Dien Bien Dong district in the northern province of Dien Bien on February 6, the second day of the Lunar New Year festival (Tet).

Hoi An’s mangrove palm forest interests foreign tourists

06/02/2019 09:03

PSNews – In addition to various well-known places, Hoi An has more to offer to tourists, including a visit to Van Thanh village, Cam Lang commune, where visitors can experience a tour on basket boats exploring the Bay Mau mangrove palm forest.

Discovering one of oldest pottery villages in Southeast Asia

05/02/2019 08:36

Truong Thi Gach, 82, of the Cham ethnic group, is from a very long line of ceramic artisans. Her great-great grandmother made pottery, and now, her own great-granddaughter works in one of the oldest pottery villages in Southeast Asia, located 10km from the central coastal city of Phan Rang in Ninh Thuan province.