Mui Ne to host International Boat Racing Festival
An International Boat Racing Festival is scheduled to take place in Phan Thiet City’s Mui Ne from October 1-4. The festival will be attended by 20 athlete groups, representatives of 20 countries.
Ancient food distribution festival resumes
The first-ever recreation of the traditional custom of distributing food to local residents as initiated by royal general Tran Hung Dao (1228-1300) will take place at the Tran Thuong Temple located in Ha Nam Province.
Tet cake festival held in Nha Trang
The Yasaka Saigon Nha Trang Resort Hotel & Spa held its annual Tet Cake Festival to welcome the Lunar New Year in Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province, on February 15.
HCMC, the country’s biggest tourism center, has mapped out a plan for launching a tourism marketing campaign at home and abroad to speed up a recovery of the sector hurt by the global downturn last year. La Quoc Khanh, Deputy Director of municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism said that the department would ask for a budget of VND12 billion, VND3 billion higher than last year, to finance the campaign.
The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Ben Tre will stage a five-day festival starting on January 15 in honour of its native fruit, the coconut, provincial officials said at a press conference. The festival is timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Dong Khoi Ben Tre, or the uprising of local residents against the US-backed Sai Gon regime.
A ceremony to inaugurate the statue of Emperor Quang Trung, who defeated Qing Dynasty’s 200, 000 troops out of Vietnam in the spring of 1789, was held at the Ban Mountain square in the ancient imperial city of Hue on January 9...
Around 40 groups of artists from 29 countries and territories have registered to perform at the Hue Festival 2010 under the theme “Cultural heritage with integration and development” to be held in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue from June 5-13...