Hanoi’s tourist festival scheduled for October
The Thang Long-Hanoi International Tourism Festival will run from October 2-5 at the Bao Son Paradise Theme Park. At a meeting with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on June 10, Vice Chairwoman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Ngo Thi Thanh Hang said that the event is not only part of National Tourism Year but will also celebrate the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.
World Food Festival promotes Vietnamese cuisine
Vietnam will host the World Food Festival for the first time in the southern coastal city of Vung Tau in July, providing a great opportunity for the country to promote…
Fruit Festival opens in Ben Tre
The 10th safe fruit and agricultural products festival opened in Cho Lach District, Ben Tre Province on June 12.
Hue Festival hosts many diverse unique events
The Hue Festival 2010 has stepped into its fifth day with a range of diverse and unique activities, including a science festival, street performances, a “Royal Palace by Night” event and a fashion show of “Ao dai”, Vietnam’s traditional long dress. On June 8, Hue’s first ever Science Festival began, organised jointly by Hue’s University of Medicine, the Italian Embassy, Sassari University from Italy, Queensland…
Hue Festival gets ready to open tomorrow
The Hue Festival 2010 will open at Ngo Mon Square in Hue City at 8 p.m. on June 10 with all preparations complete, according to the organizers. The festival themed Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development aims to mark the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi and promises visitors a colorful, animated ambiance with hundreds of outstanding cultural and tourism programs by many famous local and…
Mekong Delta week to raise region's profile
The first-ever Mekong Delta Week in HCMC will aim to raise the profile of the region's trade, investment and tourism among local investors, residents and expatriates from June10-14.
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 musical genres. The festival began with a dance with flags by more than 100 children and artists, featuring impressively the voyage of the transfer of the capital city from Hoa Lu (Ninh Binh) to Thang…
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 help promote the potential for fresh fruit of Vietnam, especially of the southern region, contributing to upholding the unique culture of the country and promoting the image of Ho Chi Minh City as a tourist…
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.