Khanh Hoa welcomes 1.6 million foreign tourists in five months
The south central province of Khanh Hoa received 1.6 million foreign tourists in the first five months of the year, an increase of 14.3 percent year-on-year. 
Viet Nam promotes tourism in Germany
The Embassy of Viet Nam in Germany held a workshop in Berlin on May 24 to promote the potential of Vietnamese tourism in the country, with the participation of representatives…
2016 Golden Spoon cooking contest kicks off
The Chiec Thia Vang (Golden Spoon) competition, which seeks to find the country's best chefs and dishes, was launched in the southern province of Binh Duong on May 26.
Int’l circus festival to come to Thua Thien-Hue
The international circus festival will take place in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue between May 28 - June 4, attracting 11 troupes from Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Ukraine and Viet Nam.
Culture-Sport event for ethnic minority groups
The Gia Lai provincial Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism kicked off the second Sport-Culture competition for ethnic minority groups on May 24th.
Photos highlighting Viet Nam’s world heritages on display in RoK
Photos of Viet Nam’s world heritages are being exhibited at the Yoondang Arts Hall in the Republic of Korea’s capital Seoul.
Heritage of poetry on Hue royal architecture gets world status
The royal literature on Hue royal architecture has been honoured as documentary heritage at the Memory of the World Committee for Asia and the Pacific (MOWCAP)’s 7th General meeting, which took place in Hue city from May 18-21. 
Art exhibition shows beauty of Hue
The beauty of Hue, the ancient citadel of Viet Nam, is the inspiration for an art exhibition launched at Hue Royal Palace.
First Vietnam film week opens in Czech Republic
The first Viet Nam Film Week in the Czech Republic kicked off on late May 20 at Lucerna Cinema in the capital city of Prague, attracting hundreds of movie lovers. 
Brand name for central coastal tourism launched
“The Essence of Viet Nam” will be the common tourism brand of three central coastal localities namely Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Nam and Da Nang, according to the Environmentally and Socially Responsible Tourism Capacity Development Programme funded by the European Union (EU-ESRT).
More Vietnamese nominations named World documentary heritage
The “Royal Literature on Hue Royal Architecture” and “Phuc Giang School Woodblocks” were named as documentary heritages by the Memory of the World Committee for Asia and the Pacific (MOWCAP) on May 19. 
Exhibition celebrates 10th anniversary of RoK Culture Centre’s establishment
Over 40 royal and ordinary folk paintings and traditional handicrafts from the Republic of Korea (RoK) are being exhibited from May 18 to June 17 at the RoK Culture Centre, 49 Nguyen Du, Ha Noi to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the centre’s establishment.
Ha Noi lures visitors with new tourism products
Ha Noi has been building new tourism products to lure more domestic and foreign visitors to the capital city, affirming its position as a tourism centre of the country, said the municipal Department of Tourism.
Photo exhibition on langurs opens in Da Nang
An exhibition featuring 150 photos on the ‘Life of the red-shanked douc langur (Pygathrix nemaeus) in Son Tra Peninsula' opened on May 17 at Da Nang City’s Science Library. 
Fourteen monuments to be ranked as special national sites
  The Viet Nam National Cultural Heritage Council has agreed to propose classification of Special National Monument in 2016 for 14 relics.