The ethnic Cham Brahman people in the central province of Ninh Thuan on October 19 began their celebration of the Kate festival, their most important event in the year. The same day, a ceremony to receive a certificate recognising the Kate festival as a national intangible heritage was also held.
Authorities in the island district of Lý Sơn, a famous tourist site in the central province of Quảng Ngãi Province, have issued a code of conduct for the tourism industry, including dos and don’ts for local residents, travellers and service providers.
Former French ambassador Jean Noel Poirier, who has a passion for the Vietnamese people’s customs, Hanoi’s history, architecture, and popular dishes has expressed his fascination by making a documentary entitled 'Mon Hanoi’ (My Hanoi). The documentary has been screened at the L'Espace French Cultural Centre in Hanoi and on VTV1 channel, much to the joy of Hanoi lovers.
Displaying more than 200 traditional musical instruments, a music hall of artist Vu Ba Pho has drawn attention since its debut in Phu Tho province.
The First Ban Gioc Waterfall Festival and Then singing and Tinh (musical instrument) performance kicked off in Trung Khanh district, the northern border province of Cao Bang, on October 7.
A festival highlighting the unique traditional culture of community-based tourism villages in the north-western region was held in Hoa Binh province on October 7-8.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue has put many efforts to preserve and restore relics of the UNESCO-recognised Complex of Hue Monuments in Hue City, the former royal capital of Vietnam, over the past two decades.
Dak Lak museum attracts 300,000 visitors a year, all coming to see the historical and cultural exhibits of Dak Lak province and the Central Highlands as a whole. There, artisans are also demonstrating their traditional handicraft and introducing their products as a way to promote the province’s ethnic cultures.
Locally-made lanterns of different colours and designs decorated the northern mountainous city of Tuyen Quang on September 30 night when the Tuyen Quang City Festival kicked off.
The 10th version of the Hue Festival in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue will highlight the five local UNESCO-recognised World Heritage items, according to the festival’s organising board.