Largest-ever embroidery painting to be finished on time
Work on the largest-ever embroidery painting is expected to be complete by October next year, in time for the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.
A photography exhibition was held in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on December 1 to mark the 34th anniversary of Laos’ National Day (December 2, 1975-2009).
Water puppeteers participate in Asian arts festival
Vietnam’s Thang Long Water Puppetry Theatre participated in the 8th Asian Performing Arts Festival (APAF) in Tokyo from November 26-29. The festival was also attended by art troupes from Seoul…
Southern tai tu troupes compete
Tai tu music troupes from 15 southern provinces ended competition in the Southern Tai Tu Festival in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta’s Hau Giang Province on November 30.
Music, philately contests to mark Hanoi’s millennium
Almost one year away from the Hanoi-Thang long millennium event, but the capital city has been heating up with celebrations, including contests on stamp designing, poems and music composition for the October 10, 2010 festivities.
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has held a working session with EU experts recently to coordinate work on the second phase of the tourism human resource development project in Vietnam.
Nha Trang City starts Week of Buddhist Culture
Two photo exhibitions were opened in the central coastal city of Nha Trang , Khanh Hoa Province, on November 29, starting a week of Buddhist Culture.
Festival honours rice growers   (Nov 29, 2009)
Festival honours rice growers
The first Rice Festival for heightening the values of the age-old rice civilization and honouring rice growers has been held in the Mekong delta province of Hau Giang on November 28. In his opening speech, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung emphasized that the Rice Festival is significant in bringing together rice producers, businesses, importers, distributors, consumers and scientists to seek opportunities for cooperation and partnership.
Tea Festival 2009 held in Thai Nguyen
The Thai Nguyen Tea Festival 2009 sponsored by Vietnam Television (VTV) and the Thai Nguyen Radio and Television Station took place in La Bang Commune, Dai Tu District, Thai Nguyen Province on November 28
MCST hopes to boost investment in the south
A conference entitled “Promoting investment in culture, sports and tourism fields in Southern provinces” was held in the Dai Nam Tourist Resort in Binh Duong Province on November 28 by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST).
Vietnam attends ASEAN fair in Mexico
The Vietnamese Embassy in Mexico joined other embassies of ASEAN member countries to organize a fair in Mexico City on November 28.
Vietnamese exhibition and film festival held in France
An exhibition of Vietnamese photos, paintings and cultural publications is being held at the Vietnamese House in Paris, France.
Exhibition tells stories of Mekong residents
Nine stories of the lives, dreams and struggles of people living in the three Mekong River sub-regional countries of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia are now spotlighted at an exhibition in Hanoi. “Mekong’s story: Challenge and dream,” a mobile exhibition that opened at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology on November 25 aims to enhance intangible values and reflect the challenges the nations are facing in ensuring…
Nguyen-era items show in Hue   (Nov 25, 2009)
Nguyen-era items show in Hue
Forty-eight relics from the Nguyen Dynasty era donated by private collectors to the Hue Royal Fine Arts Museum are on display at the former royal capital’s An Dinh Palace. The Hue Royal Fine Arts Museum, run by the Hue Historical Relic Preservation Centre, houses a large collection of relics from the time of Vietnam’s last imperial dynasty, which ruled from 1820 to 1945.
Impressive Vietnam proposed for extension
The Department of Travel under Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has been asked to extend the Impressive Vietnam tourism promotion campaign past its December 31 deadline, a tourism official said.