(TITC) - To preserve and honor the typical cultural values of the traditional Vietnamese Tet (Lunar New Year Festival), Management Board of Ha Noi’s Old Quarter organizes the program “Vietnamese Tet” from 19 January to 12 February 2017. The opening ceremony was held at 15h00 on 19 January 2017 in Kim Ngan Communal House (42-44 Hang Bac Street).
(TITC) - With the theme “Prosperous Spring”, Phu My Hung Spring Flower Fair 2017 will take place from 20 – 26 January 2017 (the 23rd – 29th days of the twelfth lunar month) in Ban Nguyet Lake area, Phu My Hung Urban Area, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City.
(TITC) - On January 18, the opening ceremony of ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2017 took place in Singapore with the presence of Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Secretary General of ASEAN Le Luong Minh. Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr. Le Khanh Hai attended the ceremony.
The Viet Nam Museum of Ethnology will organize a programme to discover Tet on January 20th (the 23rd day of the last lunar month).
The cherry blossom festival of Da Lat City, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong will open on February 11, announced the organising board on January 16.
The Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa sea festival 2017, the eighth of its kind, will take place in the south central province of Khanh Hoa on June 10-13, with nearly 50 social, cultural and sport activities.
The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Can Tho opened the “Spring Colour in the Countryside” festival at the Can Tho City Museum to celebrate Tet (Lunar New Year).
Culture should be well positioned as other crucial sectors in national economic development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said while addressing a conference reviewing the performance in 2016 and initiating tasks for 2017 for the cultural, sports and tourism sector.
Quang Nam Heritage Festival becomes domestically and internationally popular due to rich and moreish art performances and activities.
The seventh Traditional Trade Festival will take place in the ancient imperial city of Thua Thien – Hue from April 28 to May 2, announced the provincial People’s Committee.
Ho Chi Minh City’s annual Street Book Festival will be held from January 25 to 31, the city People’s Committee has announced.
The Viet Nam-India Culture Week was opened on January 7 in Ho Chi Minh City as an interesting start for celebration of the 45th anniversary of the Viet Nam-India diplomatic ties and 10 years of bilateral strategic partnership.