National Tourism Year 2011 opens in Phu Yen
A ceremony to launch the National Tourism Year 2011 was held on April 1 in Tuy Hoa City, the central coastal province of Phu Yen. Themed “sea and island tourism”, the art programme was also held in the ceremony to promote the history and development of Phu Yen Province over the past 400 years.
A glimpse of Japan in Hanoi
A glimpse of Japan in Hanoi   (Apr 04, 2011)
Japan’s Genki festival in Vietnam 2011, an entertainment and arts event, will take place in Hanoi on April 16-17, aiming at bringing Japanese culture closer to Vietnamese and enhancing the…
HCMC Tourism Day 2011 to be held in April
The Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Day 2011 will be organised from April 7 to 10, said the organizing board of the annual event. The event is co-organised by the…
Fireworks approved for opening National Tourism Year 2011
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has agreed to allow the People’s Committee of Phu Yen Province to organise a fireworks display during the celebration of the 400th founding anniversary of Phu Yen and the opening ceremony of National Tourism Year 2011 in the evening of April 1.
International fireworks festival to take place in April
The fourth Danang International Fireworks Competition 2011 themed “Sparkling Han River” will officially take place in the central city of Danang from April 29-30.
International kite festival draws dozens of nations
Some 120 enthusiasts from 25 nations and territories have registered to participate in an international kite festival in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province from April 8-10.
Nation set to commemorate Hung kings
The Hung Temple Festival will take place on April 7 to commemorate the Hung kings in the northern province of Phu Tho.
“Flavours of Canada” introduced in Hanoi
Canadian Ambassador Deborah Chatsis on March 23 announced that two weeks introducing Canadian culinary experience entitled “The Great Taste of Canada” will take place in Hanoi from March 24 to April 10.
Dak Nong to buzz with national folk songs
The fourth Vietnam Folk Song Festival of the Central Highlands and the southern province of Binh Phuoc will be held in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong from March 25-27.
Phu Yen to host International Mountain Climbing Tournament
The International Mountain Climbing Tournament will be organized for the first time in Phu Yen Province with the theme “Conquer the top of Da Bia Mountain” on March 27, 2011.
Vote for Halong bay by telephone
The New Open World Corporation released a new voting method for the New 7 Wonders of the World – including Vietnam’s Halong Bay – via telephone from March 9, according to an official announcement on its website The international telephone line is available 24 hours a day for voting.
Ninh Thuan to host int’l sculpture camp
An international stone sculpture composing camp will open in the South central Coastal province of Ninh Thuan on April 16, says the Ninh Thuan provincial Department for Culture, Sports, and Tourism.
HCMC to host international tourism exhibition
A press briefing was held on March 15 by the Hanoi and HCMC Departments for Culture, Sports and Tourism to announce the 7th International Tourism Exhibition, scheduled to take place in HCMC from September 14-17.
Festival to promote Vietnamese coffee position
The third Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival opened at the 10/3 Square in Buon Ma Thuot City, Dak Lak Central Highland Province on March 12. Present at the opening ceremony were Politburo member and Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong; representatives of ministries, agencies, and localities; and Dak Lak provincial authorities, along with representatives from foreign embassies and international organisations in Vietnam.
National Tourism Year 2011 launched in central coastal province
A ceremony was held in Phu Yen Province on March 10 to launch the National Tourism Year 2011 programme in south-central eight cities and provinces, starting from Danang City to Binh Thuan Province. The event was part of activities marking the 400th founding anniversary of Phu Yen Province.