The US Cable News Network (CNN) has recently broadcast a special programme titled "Destination Hanoi”, with footage of the Vietnam capital’s sights and culture having received a positive response from many international friends.
The first festival to honour the Vietnamese brocade culture will be held from December 27 to 30 in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong.
The National Library of Vietnam on June 18 opened an exhibition on cultural products of China’s Nanjing city and a seminar on cultural traditions and the creative industry.
(HBO) – Bo Temple, or the Temple of Gods of Bo Waterfall, is a spiritual tourism destination that people cannot overlook when visiting Hoa Binh lake in the northern province of Hoa Binh. You can reach the temple by waterway after 30 minutes from Thung Nai wharf (Cao Phong district) or by passenger ships from Bich Ha wharf (Hoa Binh city), which takes one hour and a half.
The original lead guitarist for the chart-topping British rock band 'The Police', Henry Padovani, will perform in Hanoi for five nights this week.
A concert featuring jazz fusion and world music by four artists will be staged at HCM City’s VOH Music One this week.
The second Yen Chau mango festival 2018 officially opened in Yen Chau district, Son La province on June 10, attracting a large number of visitors and local people.
Inspired from her passion for Hang Trong folk painting, designer Trinh Thu Trang established S-River, a group of youngsters who share a common interest in ancient Vietnamese culture, and launched ‘Hoa Sac Viet’ Vietnamese Colours and Patterns) project with the aim of stimulating a revival of public interest in the old traditional folk genre.
(HBO) - The name of Bui Huy Vong is known by the introduction of Muong Vang people. The story is about a person who was born in Muong area, and loves Muong culture, researches, collects and understands Muong folklore. (Currently, he is a member of Executive Committee of the Provincial Literature and Arts Association as well as the head of the Provincial Folk Art Association.)
Nearly 100 fliers from clubs nationwide and overseas will compete in a paragliding race, entitled ‘Fly over Tien Sa’, which will take place in the central coastal city of Da Nang on June 22-24.
The live entertainment show "The Quintessence of Tonkin” recently won the Gold Stevie Award for Innovation in Media, Visual Communications & Entertainment, beating projects from all over Asia.
The ninth European - Vietnamese Documentary Film Festival will take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from June 8 to June 17, screening 22 documentaries.
Vietnamese and Japanese artists will share the stage at the ‘Summer Symphony’ concert, to be held on June 5 in Hanoi by the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet (VNOB).
Pianist Anna Grot and violinist Polina Borisova from Russia will present a classical music performance as part of the framework of the annual programme Arts Ambassador in big cities on June 6-8.
More than 30 pagodas across the nation are featured in a new photo book titled "Vietnam Pagodas” by French photographer and reporter Nicolas Cornet, which was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on June 1.
The Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, in the Dong Mo tourism area of Son Tay town in Hanoi, is hosting a programme celebrating the cultural diversity and customs of the Central Highlands region this June.
On behalf of the Vietnamese Embassy in the Netherlands, Ambassador Ngo Thi Hoa presented 41 precious English books on Vietnam to the Library of Leiden University on May 29.
Theatres and entertainment centres in HCM City will offer new shows this weekend on the occasion of International Children’s Day for Children (June 1).
(HBO) – In recent months, Luong Son Wonderland organized free courses training soft skills for children and youths in Luong Son market at every 07:30 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
More than ten years ago, Nguyen The Nghi at Thuy Lam commune, Dong Anh district, in Hanoi, began looking for ways to develop Dao Thuc water puppetry, such as promoting the art through tourism companies and social networks, and reorganising the operations of the puppetry troupes to serve tourists. He had a very successful business, but because of his love and sense of responsibility for his hometown, he decided to stick with the water puppetry.
A silk painting by Vietnamese master artist Nguyen Phan Chanh (1892-1984), one of the leading painters of Vietnamese contemporary fine arts, has been sold at over 853,000 USD (6.7 million HKD) at an auction by Christie’s Hong Kong
Events to mark the Day of Slavic Writing and Culture (May 24) were held in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi on May 26.
Traditional Vietnamese dances received great applause at the 20th international art-cultural festival of national minorities in the Czech Republic, held from May 24-28, under the theme "Prague-Heart of Nations”.
The traditional costumes of the Khmer people, particularly of women, has been preserved for thousands of years, contributing the the cultural diversity of ethnic groups in Vietnam.
Nearly 100 paintings on the theme of ‘hau dong’ (spirit mediumship) are on display at an exhibition that opened in Hanoi on May 21.