Don ca tai tu – an impromptu art performance

An impromptu art performance showing off the creativeness and artistry of the performers – the art of Don ca tai tu’s music and songs in southern Vietnam – has earned ... Continue Reading →

Keeping the “Then” flames eternal

Chiem Hoa district of northern Tuyen Quang province is home to 18 ethnic groups, each with their own special cultures. Among these, arguably the most memorable is Hat then singing ... Continue Reading →

Vietnamese New Year (Tet)

Tet Nguyen Dan, or Tet for short, is considered the biggest and most popular festival of the year in Vietnam. Celebrated on the first day of the first month in Lunar Calendar, Tet’s ... Continue Reading →

Tourism degrades cultural traditions

The world heritage Gong, a sacred and precious musical instrument of the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) is likely to lose its original cultural significance, a UN cultural expert warned ... Continue Reading →

Cultural and tourist fair held in Ha Long city

A fair aiming to recreate the specific characteristics of ancient Phong Coc market in Quang Yen town and Dong Van love market of the Dao ethnic minority in Binh Lieu district, is being ... Continue Reading →

Ha Giang’s ethnic cultural week highlighted

The northern mountainous province of Ha Giang will hold a Cultural Heritage Tourism Week of the Ethnic Minority Groups from November 19-23. Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee ... Continue Reading →

Largest-ever lantern parade welcomes mid-autumn fest

Thousands of children and people in the central province of Binh Thuan gathered at Nguyen Tat Thanh Square in Phan Thiet city on September 17 night to attend a mid-autumn lantern parade. The ... Continue Reading →

Making lanterns (den keo quan) in Cao Vien

As the Mid-autumn festival comes , den keo quan,  lanterns with vivid rotating images on the outside cover have appeared. Den keo quan is a popular paper-made toy previously seen ... Continue Reading →

The Epic of Hoang Sa Flotilla

The island district of Ly Son in the central province of Quang Ngai has long preserved a historical story about the militia heroes of the Hoang Sa Flotilla in the Nguyen Dynasty who ... Continue Reading →

Back to Hai Duong to visit Temple of Literature

The gate to Mao Dien Temple of Literature in Hai Duong Province Mao Dien Temple of Literature in Mau Tai Hamlet, Cam Dien Commune, Cam Giang District in Hai Duong Province with ... Continue Reading →