Foreign students come to learn about Vietnam
Dozens of students from Japan, Indonesia, Switzerland, Hungary and Israel are attending Vietnam International Week (VIW), which will last until September 14.
Vestiges of 2,700-year ancient village discovered in Khanh Hoa
Vestiges of an ancient village dating back around 2,700 years have been discovered in Van Ninh District, central coast Khanh Hoa Province.
 Japanese tour operators to survey Vietnam
Representatives of 43 Japanese travel firms of the Japan Association of Travel Agents will make a survey trip on tourist destinations in Vietnam from September 8 to 12 to re-promote…
Photo show marks Vietnam’s National Day in France
An exhibition of 80 photos that capture the beauty of the land and people of Vietnam opened in France on September 4 and will run until the end of this month in celebration of Vietnam’s National Day (September 2).
Vietnam wants to entice more visitors from Britain
The Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism is stepping up efforts to entice more visitors into visiting the country by launching a campaign called “Charming Vietnam” in London.
Photo exhibition on Vietnamese land and people held in Russia
A photo exhibition on Vietnamese land and people was opened on September 3 in Moscow, Russia, as part of the 64th anniversary of Vietnam’s August Revolution and National Day (September 2).
A Vietnamese cultural centre will be officially put into operation in Berlin, Germany, on the occasion of Hanoi liberation anniversary (October 10), to meet the increasing demand for cultural exchange among the Vietnamese community.
Cultural event marks Vietnamese National Day in RoK
“Good Morning Vietnam” is a joint cultural programme to mark the Vietnamese National Day, September 2, in Seoul, the Republic of Korea. It has taken place over a week starting September 3 under the co-sponsorship of the Vietnamese embassy and the Seoul National Museum.
Exhibition offers look at Korean culture
An exhibit of Korean handicrafts, organised by the Korean Fund of Culture and Heritage, will be held at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology until September 15.
Rare documents on Vietnam’s islands displayed
Valuable and rare documents featuring Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelagos are on display at an exhibition opened in the Ho Chi Minh City Museum on September 1.
Vietnam Culture Days in South Africa launched
A series of cultural activities are taking place within the framework of the Vietnamese Culture Day in Pretoria, South Africa, from August 31-September 2.
Exhibition of “40th anniversary of executing President Ho Chi Minh’s Testament of Culture, Sports and Tourism industries” closed
In the evening of 2 Sep., 2009, at Vietnam Exhibition Fair Centre, 148 Giang Vo Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MOCST) had held officially the closing ceremony of “40th anniversary of executing President Ho Chi Minh’s Testament of Culture, Sports and Tourism industries” Exhibition.
Seminar on evaluating implementation of strategy on Vietnam tourism development in the period 2001 – 2010
Vietnam National Administration of Tourism organized a seminar with theme “Evaluating implementation of strategy on Vietnam tourism development in the period 2001 – 2010” in Hanoi on August 28. This is one of the large and significant seminars for Vietnam tourism development.
First cultural, sports festival held for H’Mong people
The northern province of Lai Chau has for the first time organised a cultural and sports festival for the province’s H’Mong ethnic group.
Centre opens in Tokyo to boost Vietnam-Japan relations
The Japan-Vietnam Culture Association (JVCA) on August 31 launched a new centre to provide more information on the country and people of Vietnam to the Japanese.