TAGs: Culture

Bac Ha tourism culture week slated for June

17/05/2018 20:26

A tourism culture week is scheduled to take place in Bac Ha district in the northwestern province of Lao Cai from June 1-9, under the theme “Colours of the White Highland”.

Lang Son establishes clubs to preserve Then singing

11/05/2018 20:12

Lang Son province has encouraged the establishment of local Then singing clubs to promote the development of this genre of traditional singing – a typical culture of Tay, Nung and Thai ethnic people in the northern mountainous region.

Hoang Sa, Truong Sa documents come to rural people in Hai Duong

21/04/2018 15:04

More than 2,000 book titles and hundreds of precious photos and documents on Vietnam’s seas and islands are on display at the fifth Vietnam Book Day and an exhibition on the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos in the northern province of Hai Duong.

Elephant procession festival in Phu Tho

24/03/2018 18:04

Thanh Thuy district in Phu Tho province attracts tourists with its beautiful landscapes and unique wet rice civilization festivals. The Dao Xa elephant procession festival is one of the biggest there.

Vietnam - Italy 2018 Fashion Week kicks off in Hanoi

16/03/2018 11:32

PSNews - The Vietnam - Italy 2018 Fashion Week with the participation of famous Italy designer Michele Gaudiomonte is taking place from March 14 to 19, as part of the activities to mark 45 years of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

Vietnamese-German writer’s best-seller published in Vietnamese

09/03/2018 20:15

Vietnamese-German writer Isabelle Muller’s best-selling book Loan-Aus dem Leben eines Phoenix (Loan-From a Life of Phoenix) has been published in Vietnamese, entitled "Tu Cuoc Doi Cua Mot Con Chim Phuong Hoang" by the Tre (Youth) Publishing House.

More than a bowl of noodles, “pho” is history

17/02/2018 20:08

There are many theories regarding its origin. Some say it started as a variation on pot-au-feu, a French beef stew dish. Others believe it’s the heir to a Chinese beef noodle soup or to a traditional Vietnamese dish of noodles with buffalo meat.

HCM City prepares for Tet

10/02/2018 19:16

HCM City will host cultural and amusement events at many places in the downtown area during the Tet (the Lunar New Year) holiday, which begin on February 15.

HCM City Book Street attracts 2.4m visitors

30/12/2017 17:29

The HCM City Book Street on Nguyen Van Binh Street in District 1 has attracted 2.4 million visitors this year, earning a turnover of VND50 billion (US$2.2 million), according to the Viet Nam Publishers Association (VNPA).

HCM City to host ao dai festival in March

25/12/2017 20:11

Ho Chi Minh City will host its annual festival to honour ao dai (Vietnamese traditional dress), which is known as the symbol of feminine beauty in Vietnam, during March 3-25.

Vietnam boosts tourism in Indian market

16/12/2017 13:41

The Vietnamese tourism sector has identified India as a priority market, with a range of activities being deployed to exploit the South Asian market, including market research, product promotion, exhibitions, and conferences on tourism - aviation and tourism - film making cooperation.