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China, Laos, Vietnam engage in ‘con’ hurling festival

iangcheng district in China’s Yunnan province will host a traditional ‘con’ throwing festival on November 10-12 for participants from Vietnam, China and Laos.

Vietnam-Laos-Cambodia Song and Dance Festival to open

The Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has decided to organise the Song and Dance Festival of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia in Quang Tri province in July.

Vietnam-Japan cultural exchange to be held in Hoi An ancient city

Hoi An ancient city People’s Committee will coordinate with the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam and the Japan Centre for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam to organize the 9th Vietnam-Japan cultural exchange on August ...

Lang Co festival takes place at weekend

The Lang Co Festival 2011 – the World Beautiful Bay will be held in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on July 9-10 to promote tourism and encourage investment in the Lang Co-Chan May economic zone.

Tristano’s free Hanoi show to mark Luxembourg’s National Day

Composer/pianist Francesco Tristano will perform a free concert at the Hanoi Opera House on Thursday, 23 June 2011, to mark the National Day of Luxembourg, reports the Vietnam News Agency

Vietnam’s paintings introduced in UK

The Vietnamese Embassy in the UK and the Oc Eo Art Gallery, which specialises in Vietnamese painting and Asian fine art, opened an exhibition showcasing paintings that depict the beauty of Vietnam’s land and ...

Summer festival opens in Da Nang

The 2011 Da Nang Summer Destination Festival officially kicked off at the Bien Dong (East Sea) Park in the central city of Da Nang on June 25.

2012 Tourism Year Puts Heritage in Focus

The first meeting of the Steering Committee and the Organizing Board for the 2012 National Tourism Year recently took place in the old imperial city of Hue. Thua Thien Hue Province will host nine master events ...

VN diplomats popularise culture in Japan

The Vietnamese Embassy in Tokyo and Japan’s NHK Broadcasting Corporation hosted an exchange to introduce Vietnam’s country and people on June 24.

Honouring Vietnam’s craft villages

The Vietnam Craft Village Association organised a ceremony to honour outstanding craft villages in Hanoi on July 2.