Lim festival attracts droves of visitors

Thousands of festival-goers flocked to the Lim festival in Tien Du district, the largest of its kind in northern Bac Ninh province, on Feb 21 and 22. The festivities took place in Lim ... Continue Reading →

Whale Worship Festival in Da Nang

The Whale Worship Festival 2013 was opened on February 25th on Da Nang beach by the Da Nang People’s Committee. The biggest traditional festival for fishermen along the coastal region ... Continue Reading →

Festival highlights ethnic groups’ culture

Distinctive cultural features and rituals of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups are being introduced at a spring festival that opened in the Cultural Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic ... Continue Reading →

My first Đêm Giao Thừa in Vietnam Tet

The Lunar New Year (Tết) holiday can be a reality check for longer term foreign residents in Vietnam like me. No one enjoys donning the tourist label indefinitely. Make an effort ... Continue Reading →

Hue Traditional Crafts Festival to highlight local crafts

Hue Traditional Crafts Festival in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue will be launched from April 27 to May 1 and aims to highlight the local traditional crafts of various communities ... Continue Reading →

National Tourism Year 2013 announced

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in co-ordination with the Haiphong municipal People’s Committee has officially launched the National Tourism Year 2013 with the theme of ... Continue Reading →
First foreign visitors to HCM City on New Year’s Day

First foreign visitors to HCM City on New Year’s Day

HCM City on January 1 welcomed 465 air passengers travelling from Germany and Hong Kong. Among them were 315 passengers aboard Vietnam Airlines aircraft VN120 from Frankfurt, Germany, ... Continue Reading →
Trade fair highlights Khmer festival

Trade fair highlights Khmer festival

The southern Tra Vinh province hosted an exhibition and trade fair on November 24 to promote tourism and highlight the 2012 Ok Om Bok festival of Khmer ethnic groups. The fair displayed ... Continue Reading →
A peaceful dawn on Go Gang raft village

A peaceful dawn on Go Gang raft village

Even if you are lucky enough to visit the southern city of Vung Tau’s Long Son island commune, you may miss the chance to see a beautiful sunrise over the newly-built Go Gang Bridge. So, ... Continue Reading →
Hue craft festival honours Vietnamese culture

Hue craft festival honours Vietnamese culture

The Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2013, aiming to develop craft villages and expand tourism, will be held from April 27 to May 1, 2013. Vice Chairman of Thua Thien-Hue provincial People’s ... Continue Reading →