Fireworks festival to be held on capital city’s birthday
A fireworks festival will be held at My Dinh national stadium on October 10 as part of the cultural and artistic night to mark Thang Long-Hanoi millennium anniversary.
Traditional martial art festival to draw thousands
Over 70 teams from 30 foreign countries and territories will join more than 30 local teams to compete at Vietnam’s traditional martial art festival, scheduled to take place in Binh…
Summer sees Vietnam Week in Germany, Belgium
The Vietnam Culture Week 2010 will be held in Germany and Belgium in August and September respectively, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Great Buddhist Festival to mark 1000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi
1,247 Buddhist nuns and monks will gather for the Great Buddhist Festival to mark the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi scheduled to take place in Hanoi from July 27 to August 2. he festival will comprise two major activities- a procession of the statue of King Ly Thai To from the Do Temple in Bac Ninh to Hanoi and a three-day ceremony to pray for…
Hanoi Craft and Fine Arts Week scheduled for next month
Hanoi Craft and Fine Art Products Week 2010 will take place on August 4-9 with the participation of more than 10 enterprises and artisans showcasing seven groups of products.
Overseas Vietnamese invited to celebrate Ha Noi's birthday
Overseas Vietnamese in Vientiane and Paris were called online to join the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long – Ha Noi yesterday.
Handicraft items selected as gifts at Hanoi anniversary
Eighteen handicraft items have been selected as official gifts for guests at celebrations to mark the 1,000 th birthday of the capital city of Hanoi .
Contemporary Japanese fine arts on display
Forty-two artworks by 11 contemporary Japanese artists are on display at an exhibition which opened on July 14 in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.
Art collection marks Hanoi’s birthday
A collection of paintings made from gemstones featuring images of Vietnam’s countryside, its people, history and cultural traditions has just been completed to celebrate the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.
Central city to host international martial arts festival
The central coastal city of Quy Nhon in Binh Dinh province will host the 3 rd international festival of Vietnam traditional martial arts from August 1-4.
Tran Do displays 1,000 ceramic works in Hanoi
The exhibition “Tran Do Pottery – Looking Back and Experimenting”, by Tran Do, one of the most famous artisans from Hanoi’s Bat Trang pottery village, opened at Van Mieu (the Temple of Literature), in Hanoi last week.
Hanoi's celebration with all pomp and circumstance
More than 30 foreign art troupes have registered to take part in the grand ceremony to celebrate the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.
Thang Long citadel to be considered for UNESCO recognition
The World Heritage Committee will consider the request for the inscription of the Thang Long Royal Citadel on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage sites when it convents its 34 th session in Brazil from July 25 to August 3.
Hanoi-Vientiane-Paris TV link presents Hanoi’s anniversary
A live television programme linking Hanoi, Vientiane and Paris will be held on July 31, presenting images of the thousand-year history and culture of Thang Long-Hanoi to the world. A Vietnamese delegation of the Foreign Ministry and the Vietnam multimedia corporation (VTC) is on a trip to Laos to prepare for the event.
Buddhists acknowledge Hanoi’s millennial birth
The Thang Long Citadel, which has witnessed Hanoi’s 1,000 year history, will host a series of Buddhist celebrations from July 27 to August 2 to acknowledge the capital city’s millennial anniversary.