Year of Cat stamp collection released ahead of Lunar New Year
A collection of stamps featuring numerous images of Vietnamese cats were released on December 1 by the Ministry of Information and Communications in celebration of the upcoming Tet festival, known locally as the Lunar New Year.
Vietnam welcomes 2.95 million foreign tourists over 11-month period
The country welcomed 2.95 million foreign visitors during the past 11 months of the year, a figure 21.1 times higher compared to the same period from last year, but still…
UNESCO honours Vietnam’s art of pottery making of Cham people
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has inscribed the art of pottery making of the Cham people on the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need…
Culture and Tourism Festival opens in Bac Lieu
The Bac Lieu Provincial Culture and Tourism Festival opened on November 27 at Hung Vuong Square, featuring around 500 artists and performers from across the country.
Buckwheat Flower Festival opens in Ha Giang
The eighth Tam giac mach (Buckwheat) Flower Festival opened in Dong Van District, in the northernmost province of Ha Giang, on November 26.
Ninh Thuan to host international kite surfing week for first time
Ninh Hai district in the southern central coastal province of Ninh Thuan will host International Kite Surfing Week for the first time with a view to attracting domestic and foreign visitors as part of the occasion.
ASEAN food festival to get underway in HCM City this weekend
Ho Chi Minh City will host the ASEAN food festival this weekend to boost cultural exchanges and strengthen the friendship that exists among ASEAN member states.
Cultural Heritage Week promotes solidarity among ethnic groups
The opening of the “Great Solidarity of Ethnic Groups- Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Week 2022" took place at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism on November 18 in Hanoi.
Quang Nam: “Hoi An - Colors of Silk" programme to take place in late November
The "Hoi An - Colors of Silk" programme is scheduled to take place on November 26 as part of efforts to elevate the image of Hoi An’s World Cultural Heritages, intangible cultural heritage, and traditional craft of silk weaving.
Seventh Italian Food Week in Vietnam kicks off in Hanoi
The Italian Food Week in Vietnam 2022 is being held from November 14 to November 20 in Hanoi as part of efforts to give the public the opportunity to sample a range of authentic Italian dishes.
Hoi An to host ASEAN Music Festival 2022
The ASEAN Music Festival 2022 will take place from December 19 to 24 in Hoi An – a UNESCO-recognised ancient town in central Quang Nam province, according to the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Vietnam Foodexpo 2022 to get underway in Ho Chi Minh City
The Vietnam International Food Industry Exhibition (Vietnam Foodexpo), the largest event in the country’s food industry, is scheduled to take place in Ho Chi Minh City from November 16 to November 19.
Hanoi exhibition honours traditional values
A unique installation exhibition, themed “Tradition”, will be held in Hanoi from November 11-13, as part of activities in response to the 2022 Hanoi Festival of Creative Design.
Vietnamese baguette named among 50 best street foods globally
TasteAtlas, a website dedicated to discovering fresh ingredients, traditional dishes, and authentic restaurants around the world, recently honoured the Vietnamese baguette, known locally as Banh Mi, as one of the 50 best street foods in the world.
Da Nang International Fireworks Festival to come back in 2023
The central city of Da Nang will resume an international fireworks festival after a three-year hiatus due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.