Street festival to open in Hoi An
Central Quang Nam province will open a “street festival” on December 31, 2008 to promote Hoi An city’s image.
Floral street festival to open in capital
Artistic and floral creations will be on display, bringing colour to a 600-metre long street in the centre of Hanoi from Dec 28, 2008 three days before the festival officially…
My Son World Cultural Heritage Site in Central Quang Nam Province Being Preserved
According to the Management Board for My Son Relics, Vietnam has begun coordinating with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on the start of the second phrase…
Granting visa exemptions to Russian people
Vietnam will grant entry visa exemptions for Russian citizens holding ordinary passports for visits of 15 days at the maximum as from January 1, 2009.
Museum offers Tet programme   (Dec 19, 2008)
Museum offers Tet programme
The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology will offer a wide range of cultural activities to ring in the 2009 Lunar New Year from Jan. 29, 2009 to Feb. 1, 2009.
HCM City lights up streets for upcoming Tet festival
Lights, flowers and fireworks will take centre stage on Ho Chi Minh City’s streets during the upcoming New Year and Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays.
King Ly Thai To’s royal proclamation to make Hanoi the new capital city in AD 1010 has been re-produced in red lacquer and trimmed with gold.
Vietnam is an Asian pioneer in the preservation and promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions, according to a European Commission (EC) representative, speaking on the sidelines of an Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) seminar on cultural diversity in Hanoi on Dec. 15, 2008.
ASEM seminar on cultural diversity opens in Hanoi
More than 300 delegates from Asian and European countries gathered at a seminar in Hanoi on December 15 to share experiences regarding the preservation of cultural diversity.
Ikebana floral arrangement art introduced in Hanoi
Ikebana, a traditional flower arrangement art of Japan, has been introduced to Vietnamese audience at Ho Chi Minh Museum and Hanoi University as part of the activities to celebrate the 35th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Japan.
Celebrate New Year with Ben Thanh Tourist
Faced with the stress of daily life, there is a high demand from urban citizens for a place far away from the hustle and bustle of the city in fresh air and a warm family atmosphere.
Vietnam – key destination for Japanese tourists
Vietnam will be one of the key tourism destinations to be listed in Japan’s tourism promotion programme in the near future, according to the Japanese Association of Travel Agents (JATA).
Conference to discuss urgent measures to attract tourists
A meeting to discuss urgent measures to attract international tourists was hold by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on Dec. 10, 2008, in Hanoi. Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoang Tuan Anh presided at the conference.
Australian company to build luxury resort in Hue
An Australian company will invest USD 50 million in the construction of a high-end resort in central Thua Thien-Hue province, said a provincial official.
The Vietnam Aviation Insurance Joint Stock Company (VNI) was officially launched in Hanoi on Dec. 11, 2008 with initial chartered capital of VND 500 billion (USD 30 million).
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