Windy Days youth trips explore traditional Vietnamese culture

It’s a cool autumn morning when senior student Pham Thi Thanh Huyen takes a bus trip with her friends for a one-day tour of the outskirts of Ha Noi. Outskirts of Ha Noi, bus trip, ... Continue Reading →

“Cool Japan” festival held in Ho Chi Minh City

The 2014 Japan Festival is taking place in Ho Chi Minh City as part of the bilateral cultural exchange between Viet Nam and Japan. Under the theme “Cool Japan”, the festival attracted ... Continue Reading →

Festival looks to promote southern Khmer ethnic culture

The 6th Culture, Sports and Tourism Festival of the Khmer ethnic people in southern Vietnam will commence on November 27 in Hau Giang province. Artists from Khmer ethnic region in ... Continue Reading →

Da Lat kicks off “Vietnamese ethnic group beauty” festival

A festival titled “Vietnamese ethnic group beauty” was opened at Da Lat city’s Lam Vien Square on November 9. Responding to the National Tourism Year of Central Highlands – ... Continue Reading →

Ok-Om-Bok festival recognised as national heritage

The Ok-Om-Bok festival officially received the title of ‘National Intangible Cultural Heritage’ at a ceremony held at Ba Om Pond historic national site on November 6. The ceremony ... Continue Reading →

Int’l Grapes and Wine Festival 2014 wraps up

The International Grapes and Wine Festival 2014 wrapped up successfully in Phan Rang-Thap Cham city, the central province of Ninh Thuan, on July 19. An international trade fair, a ... Continue Reading →

Feast and Commemoration Festival for Hoang Sa soldiers

In early 17th century, under Nguyen Lords’ reign, realizing importance of expanding borders and precious resources in the East Sea region of the country, especially in Hoang Sa (Paracel) ... Continue Reading →

55 foreign troupes to attend Vietnamese martial arts festival

Fifty-five foreign and 30 domestic delegations have registered to take part in the fifth International Vietnamese Martial Arts Festival, which will be held in the central province of ... Continue Reading →

Viet Nam’s gongs resound at Paris Tropical Carnival

The cultural space of gongs in the Central Highlands of Viet Nam was introduced in the 2014 Paris Tropical Carnival, which took place at Leon Blum square, Paris on July 5. A gong team ... Continue Reading →

Tra Vinh asks for moon worshipping festival recognition

The southern province of Tra Vinh has submitted a document to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism asking for it to recognise the Ok Om Bok Festival, a moon worshipping ritual ... Continue Reading →