French presents documents on Hanoi Opera House
President of the French National Heritage League Philippe Chaplain on Sept. 3 handed over a number of photos and historical documents on the Hanoi Opera House to Vietnamese Ambassador to France Duong Chi Dung.
Vietnamese Music Day opens
A number of special art performances were held in Hanoi on September 3 to celebrate the second Vietnamese Music Day.
Vietnam Coastal Village Festival held in Ninh Thuan
More than 500 artisans, artists and athletics from Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa provinces are attending the Vietnam Coastal Village Festival which opened in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan on August 2.
Conical hat maker sustains tradition
One of Hue City's most endearing images is that of the beautiful girl wearing an ao dai (traditional robe) and a conical hat, singing folk songs while floating down the Huong (Perfume) River on a wooden rowing boat.
Developing cultural industries in Vietnam
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) in coordination with the Danish Embassy and the British Council held a seminar in Hanoi on July 13 to devise a development strategy for the cultural industries in Vietnam.
Elephants, waterfalls and ruou can
Not many tourists make it to Dak Lak – Dak Nong, which is one of the reasons why it’s attractive. But it’s easy to get to from Saigon - eight hours by bus or 40 minutes by plane to Buon Ma Thuot, the spacious and relaxed regional capital.
New Zealand naval ship visits HCM City
Ship HMNZS TE MANA of New Zealand ’s Navy with 27 officers and 148 sailors aboard arrived in Ho Chi Minh City on June 27, beginning a five-day visit to the locality.