Over 1.4 million take pilgrimage to Huong Pagoda
On April 19, Nguyen Chi Thanh, head of Huong Son relic and landscape management board in My Duc district, Hanoi, said that in its 2012 festival, Huong Pagoda has welcomed over 1.4 million visitors, of whom nearly 10,000 are foreign visitors.
National preservation plan for Ho Dynasty Citadel underway
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has asked the Than Hoa People’s Committee to coordinate with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to make a national-level plan to preserve and promote the value of the world heritage site Ho Dynasty Citadel and surrounding relics in Vinh Loc district, Thanh Hoa province.
Festival highlights books and reading culture
The two-day Book and Reading Culture Festival 2012 has drawn in a large number of book worms and lovers to Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (the Temple of Literature), which is Vietnam’s first university, in Hanoi since its opening on April 21.
Vietnam attends trade fair in France
Can Tho City has three special products, including rice, seafood and tourism exhibited at the 2012 Nice international fair in the southern region of France for the first time.