A painting exhibition, themed "the Year of the Pig”, featuring 60 works by 33 contemporary painters, is taking place in Hanoi from January 15 to 23.

Craft villages shine in Hoi An’s Tet programme

Craft villages are at the centre of a series of lunar New Year (Tet) activities, which are taking place at the Hoi An Impression Theme Park in Hoi An city, a World Heritage site in the central province of Quang Nam, from January 11 to February 11.

Exciting mass cultural movement in Lien Vu commune

(HBO)- Currently, 100% of hamlets and streets in Lien Vu commune (Lac Son district) have a performance and gong teams. The commune has nine art cultural clubs, which are established under the decision of the Lien Vu People's Committee. It also has one cultural club named "The Youth preserves the national cultural identity" established by the Youth Union of the commune.

Top 10 culture, sports and tourism events of 2018 announced

On January 12, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced the top 10 culture, sports and tourism events in 2018.

New Year celebration of ethnic Mong people promoted in capital

Hanoians will soon get a chance to experience ethnic Mong people’s traditional New Year dances and games. The programme Xyoo Tshiab Nram Nroog (The Mong’s New Year Celebrated in the City) will take place on January 13 at the Hanoi University of Culture.

Hoa Binh holds student singing festival

(HBO) – The provincial Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and Department of Education and Training of Hoa Binh have co-organised the 2019 Hoa Binh Student Singing Festival. The event gathered more than 500 students and teachers from 35 boarding secondary schools, high schools and colleges across the province.

Bilingual film shows Hung King Temple and Vietnamese beliefs

The northern province of Phu Tho will launch a short film in Vietnamese and English to introduce and popularise the Hung King Temple and traditional Vietnamese beliefs.

Muong ethnic group’s culture honoured

(HBO) – In the cultural heritage of Vietnamese people, the culture of Muong ethnic group is imprinted in various fields.

Hoa Binh: photography reflects nature and people of Muong land

(HBO) - Every year, the province’s photographers have brought their art works to the photo contest of 15 northern mountainous provinces. Since 1998, as many as 1,800 works by local photographers have been sent to the contest. The works mainly feature the culture, customs, practices and landscapes of the Muong land. For photo contests in the province, local artists often participate irregularly, because there are few photo contest in the locality. From 1998 to 2018, only six contests were organized. However, the contests gathered many high-quality photos.

Cao Phong district promotes the mass cultural power

(HBO) The promotion and development of mass cultural movements at the grassroots level has created a healthy entertainment playground among the people, contributing to preserving and promoting the national cultural identity.

Wooden burial jar with bronze drum recognised as national treasure

A wooden burial jar with bronze drum discovered in Phu Chanh commune in the southern province of Binh Duong has been recognised as a national treasure by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Kim Tien Primary School holds creative fine arts experience activity

(HBO) – Kim Tien Primary School (Kim Tien commune, Kim Boi district), was selected by the Hoa Binh Department of Education and Training to organise a creative fine arts experience programme, themed "We follow the tradition of Uncle Ho’s soldiers”, to mark the 74th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People's Army (VPA) and 29 years of the All-People's Defence Festival (December 22).

Airports operator to host 112 million passengers in 2019

Vietnam expects to receive more than 112 million passengers through airports in the country in 2019, or 8 million people higher than the previous year, the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) has said.

Foreign tourists flock to Da Nang city on New Year day

The Da Nang Airport in the central coastal city of the same name on January 1 welcomed the first international flight of this year which carried 180 visitors from Hong Kong (China).

Drama and music shows to usher New Year in HCM City

A series of drama, music and dance shows featuring hundreds of singers, dancers and theatre artists are taking place in HCM City on the last days of the year, offering something for everyone on the occasion of the New Year 2019.

Hanoi rings in 2019 with New Year’s festivities

The capital city of Hanoi is welcoming New Year’s Eve 2019 with a wide range of art shows.

Teenager singing festival thrilled audience in Hoa Binh city

(HBO) – As many as 30 excellent contestants of the expanded singing festival of Hoa Binh city have vied for victory in the final round.

Mai Chau district aims to develop high quality tourism

(HBO) - Mai Chau is an ideal destination for tourists because of the natural scenery, people and the unique features of customs and practices of Thai and Mong ethnic groups, etc. In the past, Mai Chau tourism thrives, attracting many domestic and foreign tourists to visit and explore. To gradually affirm the position of Mai Chau tourism on Vietnam's tourism map, Mai Chau district is gradually aiming to develop high quality tourism with tourism products, service quality, etc.

Hoa Binh province sends Christmas greetings to Hanoi’s Catholics

(HBO) – A delegation of Hoa Binh authorities, including representatives of the provincial departments of home affairs and public security, and the provincial Party Committee’s mass mobilization board, has visited the dioceses of Hanoi and Hung Hoa in the capital city ahead of the Christmas Day.

The Propaganda Competition of building New Rural Areas and urban civilization in 2018

(HBO) - The People's Committee of Lac Thuy district has successfully organized a competition to propagate the new rural area construction and urban civilization in 2018.

Fifty- six entertainment entries taking part in the Pink Tone Contest

(HBO) Hoa Binh Department of Education and Training has just held the Pink Tone Contest. There are 20 schools including Ethnic Minority Boarding Schools, junior and high secondary schools, Ethnic Minority Boarding junior and high secondary schools in the province.

Int’l artists to gather in Hanoi for Cello Fundamento Concert

Nine European and Asian artists will perform together at an annual international chamber music concert at the Hanoi Opera House on December 19.

Fishing in Da River

(HBO) – Fishing in the Da River has become a favorite hobby of many locals and tourists to the northwestern mountainous province of Hoa Binh. Fishermen can feel lost in thought and relaxed while fishing, and excited when they can get big and choosy fish.

Nearly VND30 billion invested to upgrade Hung King Temple

A project, aiming to upgrade the landscape and plant trees in the area of cross-road in Gieng Temple under the Special National Historical Relic Site of Hung Kings Temple in the northern province of Phu Tho, was inaugurated and put into use on December 15, after three months of construction.

Ha Tinh marks 240th birthday and 160th death anniversary of Nguyen Cong Tru

The central province of Ha Tinh held a ceremony on December 15 to commemorate the 240th birthday and 160th death anniversary of luminary Nguyen Cong Tru and receive the title of "new-style rural area” for Nghi Xuan district.