(HBO) - When the fog covering the town of Mai Chau gradually disappears, a small village with rustic houses on stilts show up, It is Pom Coong village imbued with characteristics of Thai ethnic people. Coming here, visitors can immerse themselves in the poetic natural scenery, enjoy traditional Thai ethnic food, grow rice and cook meals with ethnic people.

Phu Yen displays winning works of travel photo competition

Over 90 travel photographs depicting the pristine beauty of the south central coast province of PhuYen are on display in the province’s cultural centre until October 20.

Experiences in Da Bac homestays

(HBO) – With many communes surrounding the Da river’s lake, Da Bac, a mountainous locality of Hoa Binh province, has an advantage of transport by road and waterway. The district boasts natural landscapes with pristine beauty and friendly local residents having daily activities imbued with rich cultural identity. It is an interesting attraction for those who love adventure and discovery.

Festival of northwest community-based tourism villages 2017

(HBO) - After three days with a wide range of activities, the festival of community-based tourism villages across the extended northwest region 2017 wrapped up successfully. The closing ceremony was attended by Nguyen Van Chuong, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee and head of the festival’s organising board; Nguyen Cong Trung, Deputy Director of the Grassroots Cultural Department under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Life-long love for Hanoi

The capital city of Hanoi is well on its way to becoming a modern metropolis. Throughout the historical course of development from autumn 1010 to the historic year 1954, and over the past 30 years of Doi Moi (Renewal) process, the long-standing culture of Hanoi is a treasure of many generations of Hanoians, who have strived to preserve and nurture the cultural values of the city.

Photo exhibition on Hanoi opens

A photo exhibition titled ‘Hanoi in me – 2017’ and themed ‘The Capital’s Rhythm of Life’, kicked off at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi on October 9, as part of activities to mark the 63rd anniversary of Hanoi’s Liberation day.

Exhibition features streets of Hanoi

The Hanoi Association of Photographic Artists opened an exhibition showcasing 150 photos featuring streets of Hanoi and locals’ lifestyle from many different angles at Trang Tien street on October 6.

Cham people in Ninh Thuan celebrate Kate festival

The ethnic Cham Brahman people will hold the Kate festival, their most important event in the year, in the central province of Ninh Thuan from October 19-21.

Vietnam Stage Artists Association marks its 60th anniversary

The Vietnam Stage Artists Association held a ceremony at Hanoi Opera House, on October 1, to mark its 60th anniversary (1957 – 2017) and Vietnam Stage Day (the 12th day of the eighth lunar month).

Mai Chau district vibrant with mass music performances

(HBO) – Visiting Mai Chau district on autumn days, visitors could enjoy music and dance performances everywhere in jubilant atmosphere.

Fresco village in Hai Son hamlet attractive to visitors

(HBO) – A 800-metre road section of 15 households in Hai Son hamlet, Mai Hich commune (Mai Chau district, Hoa Binh province) was previously full of moss and weeds. With the helping hands of 27 voluntary students from the Hanoi University of Fine Arts, the village has been covered with colourful paintings featuring the unique culture of the Thai ethnic minority group.

Festival of tourism villages boosts northwest’s development

(HBO) – The festival of outstanding community-based tourism villages 2017 is scheduled to take place from September 29-October 1 at Mai Chau district’s stadium and other locations in Mai Chau town. Nguyen Van Chuong, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee and head of the festival organising board, granted an interview to the Hoa Binh Newspaper about the event.

Event celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival

Thu Vong Nguyet, the biggest cultural event celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival, will be held at Hanoi’s Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) from September 29 to October 1.

Russian dance ensemble to perform in Vietnam

Russia’s world-renowned Beryozka (Little Birch) Folklore Dance Ensemble will perform in Vietnam from October 4 to 7, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Honouring world-renowned unique archaeological values in Hoa Binh
Towards 85th anniversary of world recognition of “Hoa Binh Culture” (1932-2017):

(HBO)- On the occasion of the 85th anniversary of the world recognition of the "Hoa Binh Culture”, Hoa Binh province will organise numerous activities to popularise and honour the unique archaeological values of the world-renowned Stone Age culture in the province. Hoa Binh Online reporters had a talk with Buil Ngoc Lam, Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and head of the organising board for commemoration activities.

Over 110 pilots join paragliding festival in Yen Bai

A paragliding festival kicked off on September 23 at Mu Cang Chai district’s Khau Pha mountain pass, Yen Bai province, attracting the participation of 111 domestic and foreign pilots.

Honouring world-renowned unique archaeological values in Hoa Binh
Towards 85th anniversary of world recognition of “Hoa Binh Culture” (1932-2017):

(HBO)- On the occasion of the 85th anniversary of the world recognition of the "Hoa Binh Culture”, Hoa Binh province will organise numerous activities to popularise and honour the unique archaeological values of the world-renowned Stone Age culture in the province. Hoa Binh Online reporters had a talk with Buil Ngoc Lam, Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and head of the organising board for commemoration activities.

Fashion show in Geneva marks Vietnam’s 40-year UN membership

A brocade fashion collection by designer Minh Hanh has been shown at a show held at the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland to mark Vietnam’s 40-year UN membership.

ROK-Vietnam cultural festival opens in Daejon

A cultural festival opened Sunday, September 17,in the city of Daejon as part of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the Republic of Korea and Vietnam.

World dance festival opens in Ninh Binh

The International Dance Festival 2017 kicked off in the northern province of Ninh Binh on September 16, drawing the participation of about 300 domestic and foreign artists.

New life in Tan Lac district

(HBO) – Away from the urban hustle, Tan Lac district in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh is still moving forwards on the path of reform and development. That is my own thought about the land and Muong ethnic minority people here.

Vietnamese film Father and Son to vie for Oscar

The film Cha cong con (Father and Son) has beaten out two other nominees to attempt to represent Vietnamese cinema at the 2018 Oscars and is being submitted to the award ceremony’s qualifying round.

Paragliding festival starts Sept. 22 in Yen Bai Province

A paragliding festival will transpire September 22-24 at the Khau Pha Pass in the district of Mu Cang Chai in northern Yen Bai Province, reports the HanoiMoi online newspaper.

Vietnamese classic to be screened at ASEAN Film Festival

Vietnam will present the classic film, Bao Gio Cho Den Thang Muoi (When October Comes) at ASEAN Film Festival 2017, which kicked off in Cambodia on September 8.

Nearly 300 artists join provincial popular art festival 2017

HBO – The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Hoa Binh province has just organised the 2017 Popular Art Festival. The opening ceremony was attended by Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Chuong.