Phnom Penh to host Vietnam-Cambodia trade fair
The Vietnam-Cambodia Trade, Services and Tourism Fair will take place in the Kohl Pitch International Exhibition Centre in Phnom Penh in Cambodia from July 15-19. The event has been jointly organised by the Ho Chi Minh City Investment and Trade Promotions Centre (ITPC) and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Colourful, traditional Hue festival on the go
Hue Festival 2010 kicked off in the central city of Hue on June 5 with a grand, colourful ceremony at Ngo Mon Square and an artistic performance rich of traditional…
Southern Fruit Festival kicks off in HCMC
A fruit parade marked the start of Southern Fruit Festival at the Suoi Tien Cultural Tourist Park in Ho Chi Minh City on June 1. The festival is expected to…
Long Bien Festival 2010 - expat’s gift to Hanoi
Following the success of the Memories of Long Bien Bridge Festival 2009, Nguyen Nga, an overseas Vietnamese living in France, is busy completing her final preparations for the Long Bien Festival 2010 to mark the 1,000th birthday of Thang Long-Hanoi.
Hanoi gastronomy festival to be held in October
A six-day gastronomy festival will be held at the Ho Tay (West Lake) Water Park in Hanoi from October 5 to celebrate the 1,000th founding anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.
31 nations to attend Hue Festival 2010
The representatives of 31 countries from across the globe will take part in the Hue Festival 2010 from June 5-13.
Hue Festival – a melting pot of global cultures
The Hue Festival 2010, the largest ever so far, will act as a melting pot of ancient capital cities and cities that are world cultural heritage sites, said a local official. Ngo Hoa, Vice Chairman of the Thua Thien-Hue People’s Committee, said that from June 5-13, the festival will include artists from 31 countries around the world, including Russia, Denmark, China, the Republic of Korea,…
Series of events from Hue to Thang Long-Hanoi
A display of 1,000 kites and a carnival will take place in the ancient imperial city of Hue at the start of a series on events in different locations all the way up the country from central Hue City to Long Bien Bridge in Hanoi, to mark the millennium anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.
Victoria’s hotel and resort join annual boat race and kite competition
The Victoria Chau Doc Hotel, a member of Victoria Hotels & Resorts, will run its sixth annual Dragon Boat Races on the Bassac River in Chau Doc Town, An Giang Province on June 3.
Rare fruits to be displayed in HCMC
Some new and usual fruits will be on display at the Southern Fruit Festival which opens on June 1 at the Suoi Tien Cultural Tourist Park in HCMC. They include trai than ky (miraculous fruit) from Tien Giang Province which is reputed to make everything else eaten subsequently taste sweet too, La Quoc Khanh, Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism…
Sea and Island Week to take place in Quang Binh
Vietnam Sea and Island Week 2010, themed “The ocean of the life, preserve the life of the ocean”, will be held in the central province of Quang Binh from June 4-6.
Mountains eager for Hanoi’s millennium anniversary
The northern mountainous province of Lao Cai will open a week of culture and tourism on May 29 to join the entire nation in preparation for Hanoi’s millennium anniversary which is four months ahead.
Fifth European Food Festival to cook up a storm in Hanoi
The fifth European Food Festival will be held in Hanoi on May 22 on the garden grounds of the National Library of Vietnam. Speaking at a press conference on May 14 in Hanoi, Preben Hjortlund, Deputy Chairman of EuroCham, said Eurocham began the festival in 2005 to promote cooperation between the European and Vietnamese communities.
National Fine Arts expo to be held in capital city
About 700 best fine arts works will be selected to be displayed at the National Fine Arts Exhibition 2010 in Hanoi. The exhibition is held every five years by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to review the work of Vietnamese artists over the last five years.
Vietnamese week to kick off in Cuba, Mexico
A Vietnamese week will take place in Cuba and Mexico from May 21 to June 5, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The evens are jointly organised by Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Vietnam Culture and Arts Exhibition Centre and the National Song, Dance and Light Music Theatre.