Light fest to commemorate nation’s great father

A light show will be staged this week, alongside music and calligraphy, at the Lac Long Quan Temple Festival in Binh Da village, Thanh Oai district, west of central Hanoi. Legend ... Continue Reading →

Gia Lai actively preserves gong cultural space

The Central Highland province of Gia Lai is making every effort to preserve and promote the cultural space of its famous gongs, which were recognised by UNESCO as an intangible and ... Continue Reading →

Ba Ria-Vung Tau to host int’l kite festival

The 5th International Kite Festival 2014, themed “Peaceful dances” will take place in Vung Tau city in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau from May 8-12. The event is expected ... Continue Reading →

Japanese drum troupe tours Viet Nam

Japan’s traditional drum troupe Bati-Holic will make a performance tour of Viet Nam next month, with the first show at the Hanoi-based Youth Theater on April 4. The announcement ... Continue Reading →

Festival commemorates peasant hero in Dien Bien

A festival commemorating the 245th death anniversary of peasant hero Hoang Cong Chat kicked off in Dien Bien district, the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien on March 24. Started ... Continue Reading →

Puppetry to mark World Theatre Day

Traditional puppetry will be performed in Ha Noi to celebrate World Theatre Day, which falls on March 27. Puppeteers from the Vietnam Puppetry Theatre and the Thang Long Water Puppetry ... Continue Reading →

Vietnam promotes culture in Germany

The Vietnamese People Association in Leipzig city, the German state of Sachsen, held a multicultural festival of Vietnamese ethnic groups on February 23. Speaking at the event, Uwe ... Continue Reading →

Yen Tu Buddhist spring festival begins

Thousnds of domestic and foreign tourists and Buddhist dignitaries flocked to the Yen Tu Pagoda in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh to join the Spring Festival, which officially ... Continue Reading →

Tran Temple Festival receives national heritage honour

The Tran Temple Festival in Tien Duc commune, Hung Ha district, the northern province of Thai Binh, has been recognised as a piece of national intangible cultural heritage. Chairman ... Continue Reading →

Perfume Pagoda Festival to wow visitors in 2014

Organisers of the country’s longest festival, the Huong (Perfume) Pagoda Festival, expect to reap the benefits of recent improvements made to appeal to more tourists. Starting ... Continue Reading →