Imperial Citadel to become historical park
The Hoang Dieu Archaeological Site and the ancient Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi are to become a cultural and historical park to promote the global value of the 1,300 year-old relic site.
Seminar on preserving cultural heritages
The role museums play in protecting cultural heritages in the Mekong and Ganga River valleys and the impacts of climate change were debated at an international science seminar in the…
Quang Nam, Lao boost cultural exchanges
Leaders of the central province of Quang Nam and Lao province of Sekong have agreed to organise cultural exchanges between them during 2012 to mark the Vietnam-Laos Friendship Year.
Ecotourism in Dong Thap province attracts tourists
In the first 5 months of 2012, Dong Thap Province has welcomed over 730,000 tourist arrivals including 19,000 int'l arrivals with total revenue of VND 81 billion, up 18.28% over the same period last year.
Ho Dynasty Citadel attracts tourist crowds
The Ho Dynasty Citadel in the central province of Thanh Hoa has attracted an increasing number of tourists since it was recognised as a World Cultural Heritage site last year.
A Vietnam-Russia cultural exchange was held at Danang University of Foreign Languages (DUFL) on June 9 to mark the Russian National Day (June 12).
Traditional tunes to lull UNESCO
Cultural authorities of the northwestern province of Tuyen Quang are completing a profile on hat then (then singing) to submit to UNESCO as intangible cultural heritage.
Famous Ca Tru singer to treat Hanoi audience
Pho Thi Kim Duc, famous for singing "Ca tru" (ceremonial songs) and the only remaining "Ca tru" singer from the well-known Kham Thien Ca tru group in the past, will perform at the French Cultural Centre on June 13 in Hanoi.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang comes to life off screen
In cinema terms, Vietnam is the superstar of Southeast Asia. Endless war movies and the odd love film have beamed images of its beautiful scenery and jungle vistas to television screens and cinemas across the globe.
Chef at Hanoi's Metropole Hotel Do Chi Cong will represent Vietnam at the international culinary competition, the Bocuse d'Or Asia, which will take place in Shanghai, China, from June 12-14, announced the organisers on June 5 in Hanoi.
Da Nang to host Miss Vietnam final
The country's most glamorous women will parade their beauty and talents during the final round of the 2012 Miss Vietnam pageant which takes place in the central city of Da Nang between August 12 and 25.
Promoting the value of Ho dynasty citadel
On June 5th, Thanh Hoa province and the Vietnam Administration of Tourism held a seminar on promoting the value of the world cultural heritage Ho dynasty citadel.
Go into the wild at Hon Thi Island
Hon Thi Island is on the way to Nha Phu Lagoon for tourists who are visiting Nha Trang but if you bypass this little gem you are missing out.
A filmmaking team from Thailand recently began to shot the first scenes of a documentary featuring the daily life of Vietnamese people living on the banks of the Mekong River .
New island, sea records get nod
Ha Long Bay in Quang Ninh Province has been recognised as setting a national record for the bay with highest number of islets.
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