Over 300 documents, images and artifacts on the distinctive Cong Chieng (gong culture) of Viet Nam's Central Highlands are currently on display at an exhibition that opened yesterday at the Viet Nam Museum of Ethnology in Dak Lak on February 3.
The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang welcomed over 335,000 holiday-makers in January, representing a year-on-year rise of 18 percent.
The People’s Committee of Hoi An city, a World Heritage site in central Quang Nam province has held a number of activities to welcome Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
Closing out the old year, a Tet market is not just for serious shoppers but for everybody to breathe in the festive air and enjoy the colorful spectacle. Tet market becomes a essential habit and custom of Vietnamese people. Everyone is eager going to market to prepare a happy Tet in a family.
Vietnamese visitors, including overseas Vietnamese, will be able to visit the Hue Imperial Citadel in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue from February 8-10 (the first to third day of the Lunar New Year) for free.
A more than 100- year old banyan tree in the central province of Binh Dinh has been certificated as a Vietnamese Heritage Tree by the Viet Nam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment.
Ho Chi Minh City’s annual Spring Flower Festival opened at Tao Dan Park and on Cong Truong Quoc Te Street on February 3 as part of activities to welcome the Lunar New Year (Tet).
The annual Lunar New Year (TET) Calligraphy Festival has opened at the Temple of Literature (Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam) located south of the Thang Long Imperial Citadel at 58 Van Mieu Street in the Dong Da District of Ha Noi.
Free wifi service will be available for tourists during Huong Pagoda Festival, which is scheduled to open on February 13.
The world’s longest three-rope cable car system was inaugurated in the northern province of Lao Cai on February 2 to connect Muong Hoa Valley with Fansipan Mountain - the so-called “Roof of Indochina”.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) has asked the Prime Minister for permission to join the Republic of Korea (RoK) in compiling a multinational dossier seeking UNESCO’s recognition of the traditional craft of “son mai” (lacquer) as part of the world’s intangible cultural heritage.
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho this year will further develop river tours and tours visiting craft villages and historic sites as well as city tour, according to the city's People's Committee.