Ben Tre kicks off coconut festival
The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Ben Tre will stage a five-day festival starting on January 15 in honour of its native fruit, the coconut, provincial officials said at a press conference.
Various events to celebrate Hung Kings’ death anniversary
A wide range of activities will take place in the northern province of Phu Tho to celebrate the death anniversary of Hung Kings and welcome the Hung Temple Festival in…
Dalat Flower Festival 2010 opens
The Dalat Flower Festival 2010 kicked off in the city’s flower garden in the central province of Lam Dong on January 1, attracting the participation of about 20,000 domestic and…
Culture and tourism events in 2010
Many big culture and tourism events will be organized in provinces and cities in 2010
Flower festival marks 1,000 years of Thang Long-Hanoi
A flower festival to celebrate the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi will be held around Hoan Kiem Lake in central Hanoi from the evening of December 30, 2009 to January 3, 2010.
Flower fanatics prepare for Da Lat festival
Thirty flower businesses will showcase their blossoms in the streets of Da Lat in early January, 2010.
Halong City to organise tourism festival
A tourism festival will be held in the northern coastal city of Halong from April 29 to May 2, 2010 as the city is making every effort to promote itself as a tourism destination and mobilise votes for Halong bay as among seven new world nature wonders.
Red River Delta to hold Chau Van singing festival
The first Chau Van (trance) singing festival for the Red River Delta will be held in March 2010 in the northern province of Vinh Phuc, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Hue to host series of tourist festivals
Twenty-five festivals and other programmes will be carried out over the next year under the theme “Hue - The City of Festivals, Heritage and Tourism” to promote tourism in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue and remotely celebrate the great 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi.
“Return to the roots” tourism programme 2010 announced
The People’s Committee of Lao Cai Province held a press briefing in Hanoi on December 11 to introduce the “Return to the roots” tourism programme 2010 in the three northern mountainous provinces of Lao Cai, Yen Bai and Phu Tho.
Saigontourist to organize festivities for New Year
The HCMC People’s Committee has again chosen Saigontourist Holding Company to organize festivities in the downtown area to welcome New Year and Lunar New Year 2010. Saigontourist will arrange Nguyen Hue Flower Street, Banh Tet (traditional sticky rice cake) and fireworks displays.
Lunar New Year Festival to be celebrated at UNESCO Paris
The Overseas Vietnamese Association in France will celebrate the forthcoming 2010 Lunar New Year Festival on February 6, 2010 at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris, said the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs.
Nation to honour King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong
Vietnam will commemorate the 701st anniversary of the attainment of Nirvana of King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong, the founder of Vietnamese Zen Buddhism, on December 16.
Food fest to bring slice of Hanoi to HCMC
HCMC residents will have a chance to savour authentic Hanoi cuisine and experience the rural ambience of northern Vietnam at a three-day event held to mark the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long- Hanoi.
Hanoi to host celebrations for Halong Bay
A series of activities to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Halong Bay’s recognition as the World Natural Heritage (December 7) will be held in Hanoi from December 11-14, according to the People’s Committee of Quang Ninh Province.