Long Bien Bridge Memory Festival to open this weekend
After many cancellations, the Long Bien Bridge Memory Festival, considered one of the biggest art festivals of the year, will take place from October 10-11 for the first time as part of the celebrations of the 55th anniversary of the Hanoi’s liberation and the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.
Taste of the World Festival 2009 to open in December
The fourth annual “Taste of the World Festival 2009” will be organized at September 23 Park in HCMC’s District 1 from December 3 to 6 with the participation of 24…
Hanoi heralds national tourism event
Tourism, cultural and sports activities will kick off National Tourism Year 2010 in Hanoi beginning this month. "The National Tourism Year is the country’s important event to promote national tourism…
Festival highlights wet rice culture
Vietnam will hold its first Rice Festival in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang from November 26 to 30 to introduce to the world the country’s wet rice civilisation – an essential part of its culture.
Festivities for Hanoi’s 1000th year set to begin
Fireworks, martial arts, and traditional music performances will be the highlights of a three-day festival to be held in Hanoi from October 9-11.
Cultural festival to be held in Red River Delta region
A cultural, sports and tourism festival will be held for the first time in the Red River Delta region.
Fishermen prepare for four days of whale worship
The annual Nghinh Ong or Whale Worship Festival, a traditional festival for fishermen, will begin on October 2 in HCMC’s coastal district, Can Gio. The four-day festival will open at several venues at 8am in Can Thanh Town.
Exhibition of Hanoi’s craft villages to be held
An exhibition of Hanoi’s craft villages will open in the capital city on October 6 as part of activities to mark the 999 th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi. The exhibition will display 300 typical products of Hanoi’s craft villages which specialise in wood carving, pottery, brocading, lacquer, mother-of-pearl inlaying, rattan and bamboo knitting and silk weaving.
Central Highlands province busy for International Gong Festival 2009
The atmosphere in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai these days is heating up with preparations for the International Gong Festival 2009 which is scheduled to be organised on November 12-15.
Can Tho to host Mekong-Japan cultural festival
The “Mekong-Japan Tourism and Culture Festival” will be held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho from December 2-5. The initiative was made at the Mekong-Japan Foreign Ministers’ Meeting held early this year in Tokyo.
Mid-Autumn Festival 2009 held in Hanoi’s old quarter
A variety of activities and events will be held during the Mid-Autumn Festival 2009 in Hanoi's old quarter, scheduled to take place from September 19 to October 3. The festival aims to uphold traditional culture and honour the historical value of Hanoi’s old quarter as a national cultural site.
Hanoi’s mid - autumn festival in Vietnamese - Japanese colour
“Vietnamese-Japanese Mid-Autumn Festival 2009” will be held at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology from September 25 - 27. The event is a good opportunity for cultural exchanges between Vietnam and Japan.
Vietnamese Culture Month held in Japan
The Vietnamese Embassy in Japan has worked with various domestic and overseas colleagues to organise a series of cultural events during Vietnamese Culture Month in several big cities in Japan to celebrate the 36th anniversary of the establishment of Vietnamese-Japanese diplomatic relations.
HCMC to host 1st international tourism investment meeting
Ho Chi Minh City will host the first ever international tourism investment meeting from September 30 to October 1, 2009 in an effort to introduce tourism development potentials of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.
Quang Nam Tourism and Culture Week
Quang Nam Tourism and Culture Week will take place in Vietnam Art Culture Exhibition Centre, 2 Hoa Lu St, Hai Ba Trung Dist., Hanoi from November 20 to 23, 2009.