Khanh Hoa: Nha Trang promises to be a city of cinema tourism
The coastal province of Khanh Hoa is like a miniature Vietnam, with diverse cultures, natural conditions and historical buildings. In addition, Khanh Hoa hosts popular film festivals and events that bring together actors and directors from other countries, boosting tourism and becoming an attractive destination like Cannes in France, Busan in South Korea, and Hollywood in the US.
Lady Thien Hau pagoda festival, a special cultural religious site in Binh Duong
Lady Thien Hau pagoda or Thien Hau pagoda was built by the Vietnamese people of Chinese origin in Binh Duong in the mid-19th century to worship Thien Hau, the Empress…
Private museums contribute to popularising arts among the public
Many collectors in Vietnam have established private museums showcasing their own priceless treasures of artworks, antiquities, and documents. These private museums have contributed to the research and preservation of national…
Binh Thuan to rev up the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage values
Binh Thuan Provincial People's Committee Doan Anh Dung has recently issued a document on strengthening the management, protection, and promotion of intangible cultural heritage values in the province.
Tung tung da dá, traditional dance of the Co Tu
Tung tung da dá is a traditional community dance of the Co Tu ethnic minority. The beautiful dance shows a harmony between men and women, symbolizing yin and yang in the universe. All villagers make a circle and dance anti-clockwise to the background sound of upbeat drums and gongs echoing in the majestic Truong Son mountain range.
Museum provides a closer look into Saigon-Gia Dinh Commandos
The Saigon-Gia Dinh Commandos Museum in Ho Chi Minh City received a decision recognising it a private museum of the city.
Vietnam’s Sea and Island Cultural Heritage opened in Phan Thiet (Binh Thuan)
 The opening ceremony of the exhibition on "Vietnam's sea and island cultural heritages " was officially held on the evening of August 27, 2023, in Phan Thiet City, as a part of activities within the framework of the Visit Vietnam Year 2023.
A quid of betel   (Aug 25, 2023)
A quid of betel
Chewing a quid of betel is a long-standing tradition of Vietnamese culture, but it currently seems to be on the wane.
Guol House, a cultural symbol of the Co Tu
The Guol House features the unique architecture and culture of the Co Tu. It’s a sacred and intimate symbol in the material and cultural life of the ethnic minority group, who live mainly in Thua Thien Hue and Quang Nam province in the Truong Son range.
Thua Thien Hue: Heritage education for the younger generation
Along with supporting the restoration of Hue heritage, experts from the German Society for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage also strive to pass on love and understanding of heritage to local people, especially the younger generation.
Phan Thiet’s Whale worshipping festival significantly excited tourists and locals
The main ceremony of the Whale-worshipping (Cau Ngu) festival officially took place on August 6th morning at Van Thuy Tu temple. The event is part of a series of activities included in the Visit Vietnam Year 2023 - Binh Thuan: Green Tourism comes together”.
The People's Committee of Hong Ngu District, Dong Thap Province, held a ceremony on August 2 to receive the decision of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on recognising the traditional scarf weaving of Long Khanh A Commune as part of the nation’s intangible cultural heritage.
Programme introduces traditional culture of Vietnamese ethnic groups
A programme entitled ‘Experiencing traditional culture’ is taking place throughout this August in the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, in Dong Mo Tourism Area, Son Tay Town, Hanoi.
More than 140 sculptural artworks created on the theme of Co Tu ethnic community in Thua Thien Hue
After nearly 10 days of activity, the 1st Co Tu Ethnic Traditional Sculpture Creation Camp in 2023, hosted by the People's Committee of Nam Dong district, Thua Thien Hue province closed on July 29th. Many outstanding works of art were awarded by the organizers.
Contest encourages students’ creativity in exploring cultural values
The final round of the competition entitled ‘Creative ideas for the building of cultural tourism products and tourism communication was held on July 26.