(HBO) - The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has organized a Ceremony to present the title of State Honor "Excellent Artisan" in the intangible field.

Festival connects ethnics in Vietnamese, Lao border provinces

A culture, sports and tourism festival of ethnic minority groups in Vietnamese and Lao border localities is taking place in A Luoi district, Thua Thien-Hue province.

Tan Lac district preserves cultural character of Muong ethnic group

(HBO) - Mrs. Bui Minh Hong, Head of the Department of Culture and Information of Tan Lac district said: In order to preserve ethnic cultural character, communes and towns mobilized Muong women, youth and enthusiasts of Muong culture to establish teams of letters and arts performance for communities and hamlets. Everyone contributes funds to practice and develop local cultural and artistic movements.

Photos of Uncle Ho and northwestern ethnic people on display

As many of 100 photos of Uncle Ho and northwestern ethnic people are on display at an exhibition which opened in Yen Chau district, the northwestern province of Son La, on May 8th.

Truong Kha temple festival reenacted

(HBO) - The People’s Committee of Lac Son district, the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh, has held a ceremony to receive a certificate recognising the festival at Truong Kha temple, in Lien Vu commune, as a provincial cultural and historical relic site, and reenact the festival. The reenactment of the festival aims to satisfy spiritual and cultural demands of local people and contribute to preserving and upholding cultural values of the festival.

Exploiting the national cultural values associated with the ecology of the lake to develop tourism

(HBO) - With the tourism and human resources and the particular advantages, Hoa Binh province has defined Hoa Binh lake as a key tourism development of the province.

Hoa Binh province prepares scientific dossiers for four cultural, historical relic sites

(HBO) – Authorities of the northwestern province of Hoa Binh have focused on preserving and promoting cultural heritage values since the beginning of this year. The provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism directed localities to organise traditional festivals on the occasion of the New Year in a safe and economical manner, in association with the preservation and promotion of national cultural identity as well as cultural and historical relic sites.

Art programme celebrates Dien Bien Phu victory

An art programme was held at May 7 Square, Dien Bien Phu city, to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the resounding Dien Bien Phu Victory (May 7, 1954 – May 7, 2019).

The Provincial Museum - a place to keep the war memorabilia

(HBO) - Not only is the place to preserve, store, display, exploit and promote the values of national cultural heritage, the Provincial Museum is also a place to store a lot of heroic memories of the war against the French colonialists and the American empire of our provincial troops and people through the artifacts.

The extra-curricular competition "Understanding the cultural identity of Muong ethnic people in Hoa Binh" for the high school students in Tan Lac district

(HBO) - At Doan Ket High School (Tan Lac), the Department of Education and Training organized the extra-curricular competition "Understanding the cultural identity of Muong ethnic people in Hoa Binh" for the high school students in Tan Lac district.

Truong Kha temple recognised as provincial cultural, historical relic site

(HBO) - The People’s Committee of Lac Son district in the northern province of Hoa Binh has organised a ceremony to receive a certificate recognising Truong Kha temple in Lien Vu commune (Lac Son) as a provincial cultural, historical relic site.

Ceremony marks uprising against French colonialists of Tong Kiem – Doc Bang troops

(HBO) - Ky Son district held a ceremony on April 24 to mark 110 years since the uprising against the French colonialists of the Tong Kiem – Doc Bang insurgent troops (1909-1910) and to receive a certificate recognising the base of this uprising as a provincial historical and cultural relic site.

Ngo Luong commune is lively with cultural and sports activities

(HBO) - Ngo Luong is a highland commune, far from the center of Tan Lac district. The people's lives there are still difficult but the movement of art and culture and the optimism spirit have spread to each family.

Nui Kien Cave is ranked as a provincial landscape relic

(HBO) - On April 22nd, Tan Lac District People's Committee held a ceremony to receive the ranking of provincial landscape relic for Nui Kien cave, Lung Van commune.

The Book Festival and Reading Culture in 2019

(HBO) - The Book Festival and Reading Culture in 2019 was taken place at the Primary School of Muong Khen town with the theme "Wings of the future”.

Vesak 2019 in Vietnam to welcome 1,500 delegates

The UN Day of Vesak 2019 is expected to welcome around 1,500 foreign Buddhist leaders, scholars, researchers from 105 countries and territories together with heads of state and ambassadors and representatives of international organisations in Vietnam.

In the first quarter, the Provincial Library displayed books to serve 8,500 turns of the readers

HBO - Recently, the Provincial Library (the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism) has paid attention to improving the reading culture to the community. The library has been opening 6 days a week and adding a lot of new book titles to serve the needs of the readers.

Vietnamese cuisine and culture promoted to Russian friends

A programme themed ‘Vietnamese cuisine and culture’ was held in Moscow, Russia, from April 12-14, as part of activities to celebrate the Hung Kings Temple Festival.

Kim Boi district is planning to develop high quality tourism

HBO - Referring to Kim Boi is mentioning the land with the beautiful natural landscapes, the unique cultural identity and many traditional festivals. In particular, the district has a source of the hot mineral water which is considered one of the best mineral water sources in Southeast Asia. Currently, there are five cultural and historical relics at the national and provincial level in the district. These are the great advantages to help the district develop tourism and are towards the high quality tourism step by step.

Traditional tug-of-war game handed down as heritage

An ancient form of tug of war is still organised at the Tran Vu Temple Festival on the third day of the third lunar month in Thach Ban ward, Long Bien district, Hanoi.

Rural trade fair promotes excellent economic models in Kim Boi district

(HBO) – The Vietnam Women’s Union’s chapter in Kim Boi district in collaboration with the centre for culture-sport and tourism on April 8 organised a rural trade fair to honour standout economic models. A show featuring traditional costumes was also held as part of the event.

Exhibition showcasing Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa

(HBO) – The Hoa Binh Department of Information and Communications, Department of Education and Training, and the People’s Committee of Tan Lac district jointly organized an exhibition showcasing documents on historical and legal evidence affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelagos at Tan Lac High School on April 8.

Tay and Nung people celebrate Thanh Minh festival

The Thanh Minh (grave-visiting) festival, which falls on the third day of the third lunar month, is one of the most important festivals of the Tay and Nung ethnic groups as it is a celebration to remember the credits of parents, ancestors and the dead.

Ban flower festival to bring beauty of mountains to capital

For the first time, 300 of ban (orchid) flower trees from the northwest mountainous region are on display at Hanoi Museum.

Hoa Binh: plan to organise culture and tourism week in 2019 discussed

(HBO) - The organising board of the culture and tourism week in Hoa Binh province in 2019 on April 4 held a conference to discuss a plan on the implementation of the event. Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Chuong chaired the conference.