Hoi An marks liberation day by culture, tourism events
A week of culture and tourism events will take place in the central ancient city of Hoi An from March 21 to 28 to welcome the 35th anniversary of the city liberation (March 28, 1975).
Vietnam hosts world gastronomy festival
World gastronomy festival 2010 will be held in the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau from July 21-25. A 3km-long party will be arranged along the beautiful beaches of…
Mui Ne to host International Boat Racing Festival
An International Boat Racing Festival is scheduled to take place in Phan Thiet City’s Mui Ne from October 1-4. The festival will be attended by 20 athlete groups, representatives of…
Northeast ethnic groups to hold cultural festival
The 7th Culture, Sports and Tourism Festival of Ethnic Groups in the Northeastern Region will be held in the northern midland province of Phu Tho from April 14-17 with the participation of 10 provinces in the region.
Various events to commemorate the Hung Kings’ death
A wide range of cultural and sport activities will be held in the northern province of Phu Tho to mark the Hung Kings’ death anniversary and the Hung Temple Festival in 2010.
Hanoi Craft Week 2010 draws 500 villages
Hanoi Craft Week 2010 will take place from August 4-9 at the Friendship Cultural Palace in Hanoi with the participation of 500 craft villages.
Van Thanh to bring traditional foods, festivities to Saigonese
The Van Thanh Tourist Park of the Binh Quoi Tourism Village will organize a food and culture program called Ngay Hoi Que Toi (Festive Day in My Homeland) from 5:00 p.m to 9: 00 p.m on March 5, 6 and 7 to introduce special dishes and traditional festivities of the North, Central and South regions to Saigonese.
Sixth HCMC Tourism Festival to kick off in April
The 6th HCMC Tourism Festival will be held at 23/9 Cultural Park from April 8-11.
Second International Kite Festival to kick off
The second International Kite Festival will be held at the Bien Dong Tourist Area in Vung Tau City from March 25-29, which is expected to attract participants from 30 countries around the world.
Danang prepares the third International Fireworks Competition
The Danang City expects to attract about 60,000 people, of which 20,000 from outside the city for International Fireworks Competition 2010 which will be organized on March 27 and 28 in the city.
Vietnam’s first-ever international craft fair to open in HCMC
Vietnam’s first-ever international fair of fine art and handicraft items, furniture and gifts will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from April 22 to 26.
German photographer to display works in Hoi An
Exhibitions displaying photos of Vietnam taken by German photographer Jochen Voigt will open in Hoi An ancient town and several other locations in April.
Ancient food distribution festival resumes
The first-ever recreation of the traditional custom of distributing food to local residents as initiated by royal general Tran Hung Dao (1228-1300) will take place at the Tran Thuong Temple located in Ha Nam Province.
Tien Giang hosts first Fruit Festival
On February 25, the People’s Committee of Tien Giang Province held a press briefing to promote the annual first Vietnam Fruit Festival, which is slated April 19-24, 2010.
Grand poetry festival to herald 1,000-year old Hanoi
Since its first debut on Nguyen Tieu Day (the 15th day of the 1st lunar month) in 2003, Vietnamese Poetry Day has become a national tradition in the early Spring of each new year. This year’s Poetry Day will be a “grand festival” to be held nationwide to mark the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi and other big events in the country, according to poet…