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.
These days, visitors to the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi had the opportunity to explore the world of elephants in the Central Highlands.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Visitors to Vietnam’s south-western region (the Mekong Delta) are attracted by the floating markets in the region.
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.
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.
PSNews - Three books have been released after almost 10 years the author studied historical documents and traveled around and talked to local people in Hoa Lu land, Ninh Binh province.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has licenced Phuong Nam Design & Traning Joint Stock Company to host the 2018 Miss Ocean Vietnam Global.
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.
The first National Festival of Dao Ethnic Culture wrapped up in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang on September 30.
PSNews-The French Cultural Center L'Espace will present a documentary film entitled “Mon Hanoi” (My Hanoi), created and edited by former French Ambassador to Vietnam Jean Noel Poirier on October 4 in Hanoi.
The Hanoi 1010 Cultural Exchange Space and MyHanoi organised a workshop on Vietnamese traditional Mid-Autumn toys on September 9th.
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”.
Pianist Jean-Louis Haguenauer will treat local music fans to a French classical concert on August 19.
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.
An art performance marking the 27th anniversary of the Russian Federation’s National Day was held in Hanoi on June 12.