Old French-style villas in capital to be examined for preservation

More than 1,200 French-style villas in Hà Nội constructed before 1954 will be examined to evaluate their states, values and need for preservation by the Hà Nội People’s Committee.

Diverse activities take place during ROK Cultural Days in Quang Nam

The Republic of Korea (ROK) Cultural Days in Quang Nam Province officially opened in the ancient city of Hoi An on April 10.

Vietnam’s first tea museum

More than 20 km from the centre of Da Lat City, Lam Dong province, located at an altitude of 1,650 metres above sea level, on the foundation of the ancient tea factory of Southeast Asia, the Cau Dat Farm Ancient Tea Museum is an interesting installation art space associated with the story of Cau Dat tea brand which itself it nearly 100 years old.

HBSO to present a night of neoclassical ballet this weekend

The Ho Chi Minh City Ballet, Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will present a performance of neoclassical ballet which is scheduled to take place at the HCMC Opera House on April 10.

Project honours value of Vietnamese masterpiece ‘Tale of Kieu’

A group of folk music artists have gathered together in a project honouring Vietnam’s 18th century masterpiece ‘Truyen Kieu’ (Tale of Kieu) by celebrated poet Nguyen Du (1765-1820).

Hoi An launches new art performance to attract tourists

Hoi An People's Committee, the Voice of Vietnam (VOV), and the Quang Nam Tourism Association came together to co-host the "Hoi An Show” on March 28 as part of a range of activities aimed at restarting the central city’s tourism sector moving into the post COVID-19 period.

Binh Dinh to compile dossier on folk martial arts for UNESCO recognition

The People’s Committee of Binh Dinh Province on March 24 has proposed the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism to approve a dossier on Binh Dinh traditional martial arts to submit UNESCO for the recognition of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Kính Thiên Palace - Ancient Palace in need of urgent restoration

The restoration of Kính Thiên Palace, the most significant structure of the Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long, should be accelerated no matter what the cost, according to Associate Professor Nguyễn Quang Ngọc, vice chairman of the Việt Nam Association of Historical Sciences.

A trip to Tra Co communal house in Quang Ninh province

With the typical architecture of a Vietnamese communal house, the 600-year old Tra Co communal house in Tra Co ward, Mong Cai city, Quang Ninh province, has become a popular religious and tourism site for visitors.

Hanoi: Museum receives photos and items honouring Vietnamese Ao Dai

The Vietnam Women’s Museum in Hanoi recently received photos, documents and items with the theme “Memories and Heritage” from diplomats, photojournalists, female doctors, and fashion designers.