TAGs: Culture

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.

Miss VN crowned Miss Eco Tourism Ambassador 2017

11/12/2017 20:31

Vietnamese beauty representative Nguyen Thi Lien Phuong won the first runner-up title at the World Miss Tourism Ambassador beauty contest which concluded on Saturday night in the Philippines.

Exhibition “Art in the Forest” 2017 opens

30/10/2017 16:16

PSNews – Art in the Forest (AIF) 2017, a special art space, officially opened in Dai Lai Resort on October 28. This year’s exhibition introduces various sculptures and paintings by 17 famous Vietnamese and international artists to art-lovers.

Sword Lake to become runway for street-style lovers

30/10/2017 15:50

PSNews – The Best Street Style, an event on the sideline of the Vietnam International Fashion Week (VIFW FW) Fall Winter 2017 for street-style lovers, will be held from October 29 to November 3 in Hoan Kiem (Sword) Lake, Hanoi.

Miss Ocean Vietnam Global to run in 2018

14/10/2017 12:17

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has licenced Phuong Nam Design & Traning Joint Stock Company to host the 2018 Miss Ocean Vietnam Global.

New project to promote lotus tea in Hanoi

08/10/2017 15:52

A project designed to introduce and promote tra sen Tay Ho (West Lake lotus tea) has been approved by the People’s Committee of Tay Ho district in Hanoi.

Mu Cang Chai to organize tourism festival

21/08/2017 12:12

PSNews-Mu Cang Chai district (Yen Bai) will organize a Cultural Tourism Week - a Festival to explore the national terraced fields with many cultural activities and tourist attractions with the theme “Golden waves on mountains”.

2017 Da Nang Kites Festival promises much uniqueness

10/07/2017 15:34

PSNews-The 2017 Kite Festival, to be organized by the Da Nang Municipal Department of Culture and Sports, will make the city more exciting and attractive in terms of arts and culture, while help enrich spiritual life of Da Nang people, create a more exciting and joyful atmosphere for Da Nang beach during the sea tourist season, meeting an increasing demand for sightseeing and entertainment of tourists and people in Da Nang.