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…
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…
Scenario for grand ceremony of Hanoi millennium anniversary
A plan for a grand ceremony on the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi that has been submitted to the Government for approval will be one of the most glorious cultural and historical programmes in Vietnam’s history.
Ethnology museum readies festivities
The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology will organise a series of interesting events to celebrate the Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays from February 19-21, promising an enjoyable experience combining traditional images, sounds and foods of Vietnam’s diverse people and regions.
Lanterns, food to fire Hoi An for Tet Festival
Tet (Lunar New Year) is upon the nation and Hoi An, in the central province of Quang Nam, is preparing big celebrations for this important festival, promising a good time for locals and tourists.
1,000 Overseas Vietnamese to join “welcome home” programme
As many as 1,000 overseas Vietnamese (OV) throughout the world will return to Vietnam to participate in a programme called Xuan Que Huong (Spring in the Homeland) scheduled to take place on February 6. The programme is the first in a series of planned celebrations for the 1,000th founding anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.
Flowers, food and festival to mark Tet
The city is preparing for a colourful Tet holiday, with a sea of flowers along Nguyen Hue Avenue and streets illuminated with flower lanterns.