Exhibition celebrates Azerbaijan’s 100th National Day
A photo exhibition titled ‘Far apart but close at heart’ opened in Ha Noi on May 24, as part of activities to celebrate the 100th National Day of Azerbaijan (May 28).  
Sri Lankan weaving art introduced in Viet Nam
The art of Sri Lankan traditional costumes and fabric was introduced at a fashion event in Ha Noi on May 24.  
Researchers discover 18th century royal promotion decree
A research team of Ha Tinh Museum has discovered a royal decree dating to 1784.  
Promoting artisans’ role in cultural preservation in Kon Tum
Over the past time, Sa Thay district, the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum, has promulgated resolutions and invested more to preserve ethnic traditional cultural values.
International folk games in Ha Noi
Visitors will have an opportunity to study and participate international folk games to be held at Viet Nam Museum of Ethnology in Ha Noi on May 26th and 27th on the occasion of the International Children’s Day (June 1st).
Central localities’ tourism promoted in Thailand
Tourist attractions of three central provinces of Viet Nam - Nghe An, Ha Tinh and Quang Binh - were introduced in Thailand’s northeastern province of Udon Thani in a promotion programme on May 23.  
HCM City medical tourism guide released
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism and Department of Health on May 23 released a bilingual Medical Tourism Guide with basic information about travel and healthcare in the city.  
New show for tourists to open in Da Lat
The first ever entertainment show for tourists will open soon in the Central Highland city of Da Lat.
Tra Vinh develops tourism into a spearhead economic sector
The Tra Vinh provincial People’s Committee has issued Decision 918 QD-UBND realizing the plan of developing tourism into a spearhead economic sector for the 2018-2020 period, with an orientation to 2030.
UNESCO report notes progress in promoting cultural expressions diversity
UNESCO’s Global Report 2018 “Reshaping cultural policies: Advancing creativity for development” was launched in Ha Noi on May 23, recognising the outcomes of the promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions.
Viet Nam ranks 84th among world’s most powerful passports
According to latest statistics of Henley Passport Index 2018 released on May 23, Viet Nam ranks 84th among the most powerful passports in the world with 51 visa-free destinations.
Belarus exhibition to display rich heritage of Viet Nam’s handicrafts
An exhibition, showcasing the handicrafts of Viet Nam, will open in Minsk, Belarus, from June 11 to 18, as part of activities under the framework of Vietnamese Cultural Days in Belarus.  
Malaysian Famtrip delegation surveys tours in central provinces
A Famtrip delegation from Malaysia is surveying new tours in central provinces and meeting with local tourism businesses to seek cooperation opportunities.
Vietjet offer a million promotional tickets for as cheap as free
The low-cost carrier Vietjet will offer 1 million super-promotional tickets on their website www.vietjetair.com, with prices starting from just VND0 during the golden hours from 12:00 to 14:00 on May 23-25.
Beach tours popular this summer: travel firms
Travel firms in Ho Chi Minh City are offering a wide range of outbound and domestic tours including to many new destinations with attractive promotions during the upcoming summer holiday.  
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