Various activities planned for Nha Trang Beach Festival 2019

The People’s Committee of the south-central province of Khanh Hoa has approved the Nha Trang Beach Festival-Khanh Hoa 2019 with nearly 50 art, physical-sport, trade and symposium activities spanning from May 10-13.

Hanoi marks 1979 years since Trung Sisters’ uprising

A ceremony to commemorate an uprising by two women known as the Trung Sisters 1979 years ago took place on March 11 at a temple dedicated to them in Hai Ba Trung district in central Hanoi.

First-ever Ban Flowers Festival to be held in Hanoi

The first Ban (Bauhinia) Flower Festival in Hanoi is expected to welcome 300,000 visitors.

Spreading values of Mother Goddess Worship religion

After three years with many field trips to various regions and meetings with cultural researchers, over 20 first episodes of the project ‘Vietnamese Mother – Mother Goddess Worship religion’ have been finished, initially bringing a basic and general view of the values of this religion – an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

Hanoi’s relics admired by international friends

One of Hanoi`s strengths is its peaceful environment and a variety of cultural heritages.

Sixth ao dai festival to promote traditional culture, tourism

The sixth Ao Dai (long dress) Festival in Ho Chi Minh City is set to take place from March 2 to 17 in various tourist spots of the city, heard a press conference held in the city on February 26.

Underwater archaeology leads the way to old civilisations

Treasures sinking in the seabed for centuries reveal much information about the civilisations in the past. Archaeologists salvaged them from the shipwrecks and now show the public the important position of Việt Nam in the map of Maritime Silk Road.

10th anniversary of UNESCO recognition of Quan ho singing marked

A programme has been held in Bac Ninh city, the northern province of Bac Ninh to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Quan ho (love duet) singing being recognised by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

Phu Tho festival pays tribute to legendary king’s contributions to farming

A festival opened in the northern province of Phu Tho on February 19 to commemorate the Hung Kings, Vietnam’s legendary founders, who were said to have taught farming to the local residents.

Additional 17 national intangible cultural heritages announced

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien has recently signed a decision announcing 17 new national intangible cultural heritages.