Master plan to preserve Vinh Nghiem Pagoda in Bac Giang

The northern province of Bac Giang is going to make a master plan on the preservation and promotion of the values of Vinh Nghiem Pagoda, a special national relic site.

The stage is also life

What the author, director and producers of the program "Echoes from the Perfume River" wish is to bring the real stories of the people of the river onto the stage. This is one of the programs in Hue Festival 2018 by the Voice of Vietnam in collaboration with the Department of Culture and Sports. It will take place on the evening of April 29, at the junction of Gia Hoi River and Trinh Cong Son Street.

Sơn La’s diversity to be put on show

The cultural diversity of ethnic groups in the northwestern province of Sơn La will be highlighted at the Liberation Day (April 30) celebrations at the Việt Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Sơn Tây town, Hà Nội.

Cooking with heart

According to the statistics provided by the World Tourism Organization UNWTO, a tourist on average spends one-third of their expenses on gastronomy. This is a ground on which our national tourism policy makers are formulating a strategy to turn Vietnam into “the world kitchen." Hue has the opportunity to become the kitchen of Vietnam as among approximately 3,000 dishes nationwide, there are over 1,700 dishes cooked in a Hue style.

Bo Luy-Lo Gach pagoda relic gets national status

The relic complex of Bo Luy-Kompong Thmo pagoda, also known as Lo Gach (Brick-kiln) pagoda, in Chau Thanh district of the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh, has been recognised as a national archaeological site.

Water splashing festival recognised as national intangible cultural heritage

A ceremony was held in Na Sang 1 village, Dien Bien district, the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien on April 13 to grant the certificate of “national intangible cultural heritage” to the water splashing festival of the Lao ethnic minority group.

Crape myrtle trees in An Giang recognised as Heritage Trees

Three Bang lang nuoc (water crape myrtle) trees in Bang Lang temple, the Mekong Delta province of An Giang have been recognised as heritage trees by the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment (VACNE).

VN ancient treasures on show

Hundreds of historical artifacts dating back centuries go on display for the very first time this week in Hà Nội.

Hanoi: Vietnam’s ethnic day returns to show cultural diversity

About 30 ethnic minority groups from across Vietnam will show off their distinctive culture at Vietnam’s Ethnic Culture Day which is slated for April 19-22 in Hanoi, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

India helps translate ancient inscriptions in My Son Sanctuary

The Sanskrit inscriptions on steles at the UNESCO world heritage My Son Sanctuary in central Quang Nam province will be translated into Vietnamese and English as part of a joint project between Vietnam and India.