Hoi An to limit tourists on vulnerable Pagoda Bridge

Viet Nam’s Hoi An ancient town plans to curb the number of people on its iconic Pagoda Bridge to 20.

Dong Thap bolsters community-based tourism

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is currently home to 73 community-based tourist attractions in Lai Vung and Thap Muoi districts and Cao Lanh city.

Quang Binh receives UNESCO heritage certificate for ‘Bai Choi’ singing

The central province of Quang Binh held a ceremony in Dong Hoi city on April 24 to receive the UNESCO certificate in recognition of Bai Choi singing, a popular style of folklore singing in the central and south-central regions of Vietnam, as an intangible heritage of humanity.

Intangible cultural heritage investigation 2019 in Cao Bang

The northern mountainous province of Cao Bang will investigate intangible cultural heritages in Thach An, Hoa An, Thong Nong and Ha Quang districts from May to October 2019.

Protecting and promoting values of Ngu Hanh Son landscape site

The Prime Minister signed Decision No.1820/QD-TTg on December 24, 2018, to recognise Ngu Hanh Son (Marble Mountain) landscape as a special national relic site.

Bac Giang to restore relics related to King-Monk

Local authorities in the northern province of Bac Giang have started initial steps to restore ancient relics on the West Yen Tu mountain range, where King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong (1258-1308) studied and practiced Buddhism.

Xoe Thai dance, Cham pottery seek UNESCO’s heritage recognition

Viet Nam will soon officially ask the UNESCO to consider putting the country’s Xoe Thai dance in the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and Cham pottery making art among Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.

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.