Five reasons to visit Hoan Kiem Lake
Hoan Kiem Lake is the heart of Hanoi. Whenever the Vietnam national football team wins a match, the fans tell each other: “Let’s go to the lake!”. There are five reasons why Hoan Kiem Lake is a must-see destination for locals and travelers. 
Finding historical and cultural values of Vietnamese people in the Ceramics Museum
From Sword Lake, crossing the historic Long Bien iron bridge, going down the alluvial banks of the Red River, and taking a bus for about 30 minutes, you will reach…
‘Dat lien va bien ca’ wins Excellence Award at National Cheo Festival
The ‘Dat lien va bien ca’ (Land and sea) performance by Thanh Hoa Province Traditional Art Theatre, was presented with the Excellence Award at the National Cheo Festival, which was…
Hanoi Ao Dai Festival to take place in early December
The Hanoi Ao Dai (traditional Vietnamese long dress) Festival 2022, is scheduled to take place at Hoan Kiem Lake walking zone from December 2-4, according to the Hanoi Department of Tourism.
Industrial heritage reconstructed in creative cultural spaces
With the decision to relocate nine old factories and industrial facilities out of the inner city, Hanoi has been witnessing an opportunity to develop and expand cultural spaces, art and creative centres towards the promotion of cultural industry through the reconstruction of industrial heritages.
Po Klong Garai Tower in NinhThuan- a special national relic site
Po Klong Garai tower in Phan Rang-Thap Cham city, Ninh Thuan province was recognized as a special national relic site in 2016. It is one of the most majestic and beautiful Cham towers in Vietnam.
2022 Korean Gastronomy Week in Hanoi
2022 Korean Gastronomy Week is underway at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel, Hanoi. Korean temple cuisine is the spotlight during the gastronomy week from October 15 to 30.
Book street to host event encouraging reading culture
The Hanoi Book Street will host a promotional event entitled ‘Languages and Origin’ from October 28 to 30, with various activities honouring traditional Vietnamese culture and encouraging reading culture throughout the community.
“Huong sac Hue” (The scents and shades of Hue) exhibition
Huong sac Hue or The “scents and shades of Hue” is the name of the exhibition that has been open to visitors from October 20, at the space of Le Ba Dang Art Center, 15 Le Loi street in Hue City.
Culture Ministry finds way to bring home Nguyen Dynasty antiques
The Cultural Heritage Department of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) is in the process of finding a way to bring home two Nguyen Dynasty antiques, which are about to be auctioned in France by auction house Million, as soon as possible.
TasteAtlas names Vietnamese noodle soup as best food
TasteAtlas, a website that discovers ingredients, traditional dishes and authentic restaurants, has recently honoured Vietnamese noodle soup (Pho) as one of the 100 best dishes in the world.
Thanh pagoda by the Ky Cung river
Thanh pagoda is a famous religious and tourism site in Lang Son province. The ancient pagoda with its storied centuries-old history has been recognized as a national historical site.
Foreign website hails delicious local dishes
Tasting Table, a famous website and newsletter for culinary enthusiasts, has posted two articles praising two local dishes, banh xeo (crispy Vietnamese pancakes) and nem lui (charcoal-grilled lemongrass pork skewers).
Exhibition displays artworks by artists from Red River Delta region in Ha Nam
More than 200 artworks by 187 painters and sculptors who are members of the Vietnam Fine Arts Association in nine cities and provinces in the Red River Delta are being displayed at an exhibition that opened in Ha Nam Province on October 17.
Chinese Yam cakes – a rural gift when coming to Hung Kings’ Temple
Hung Kings’ Temple National Historic Site is located in Co Tich village, Hy Cuong commune, Viet Tri city, Phu Tho province. This is not only a sacred land, but also a famous tourist destination with charming landscapes and local specialties, leaving a special mark in the hearts of tourists.
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