Feudal era documents go on exhibit in Hue
More than 3,000 feudal-era documents are on display at an exhibition that has opened at the municipal library of the central city of Hue.
Ancient well found at Nam Giao worship site
Archaeologists have discovered an ancient well during their fourth excavation of the Ho Citadel’s Nam Giao – Tay Do worship site.
“Ancient stones” go Swedish
An exhibition on an ancient stone site that tourists are advised not to miss if they take a tour of the Sapa in the northern border province of Lao Cai…
Programme helps promote ethnic groups’ cultural values
The National Programme on Culture 2006-2010 has helped promote the outstanding cultural values of ethnic minorities and develop cultural lives in localities.
Sa Huynh culture artifacts on display in Quang Ngai
A showroom featuring more than 400 objects of Sa Huynh ancient culture that flourished 2,000-3,000 years ago opened in central Quang Ngai Province on July 22.
Court music strikes renewed chord
A five-year national project to restore Nha Nhac (court music) ended on July 21 when the Hue Relics Conservation Centre surveyed more than 30 musicians’ costumes which had been restored under the project.
Halong Bay enters final round of wonder voting
Vietnam’s Halong Bay is among the top 28 nominees to advance to the final stage of a campaign voting for the world’s seven new natural wonders.
UNESCO recognition sought for Ho Chi Minh script
A narration completed in 1961 by the late President Ho Chi Minh is to be submitted to UNESCO for recognition as a World Documentary Heritage.
Vietnamese artists debut in Malaysian exhibition
A group of five Vietnamese painters left Ho Chi Minh City on July 21 for Penang, Malaysia to take part in an international art exhibition from July 23-27.
Coconut shell mosaic depicts Dien Bien Phu victory
A giant coconut shell mosaic depicting General Vo Nguyen Giap and his victory at Dien Bien Phu has been placed on display in time to celebrate the hero’s upcoming 99th birthday on August 25.
16 Filipino travel agents to seek out opportunities in HCMC
Sixteen travel agents from the Philippines will conduct market research in HCMC from July 23-25, 2009.
Ancient musical instrument uncovered in Dong Nai Province
A musical instrument called the dan da (lithophone) dated back 3,000 years ago has been found in Dinh Quan District of southeastern Dong Nai Province.
Hoi An promotes tourism in Cambodia
The People’s Committee of Hoi An City in the central province of Quang Nam has worked with its Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism to promote tourism in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Phu Bai international airport to get facelift
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project to upgrade the Phu Bai International Airport in central Thua Thien-Hue Province through 2030 to the tune of over VND 12.57 trillion (USD 718 million).
Signing ceremony of the hotel management agreement for JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi
U.S.-based hotel giant, Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) has signed a management agreement with a Vietnamese ownership group, Binh Minh Import Export Production and Trade Company, Ltd on July 17, 2009 in National Convention Center to open a JW Marriott luxury branded hotel in Hanoi in 2012.