The northern province of Bac Ninh has discovered a stone stele dating back to 314 – 450 AD, which is considered the oldest of its kind in Vietnam.
German organisations launched a geospatial database and a paper titled “Shoreline Management Guidelines: Coastal Protection in the Lower Mekong Delta” in Ho Chi Minh City on November 18.
Hoi An ancient town in the central province of Quang Nam has won the 2013 Asian Townscape Awards given by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme.
(VOV) - An exhibition opened in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on October 26, aiming to raise the awareness of Vietnamese people, especially the youth, of the nation’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes.
(VOV) - The Belgian Royal Museum of Fine Arts has opened its “Vietnamese Culture Space” on October 11, marking the 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries.
Hanoi will hold the first festival of Chau Van singing from late September to early October, the municipal Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism said on September 23.
A ceremony took place in Hanoi on September 19 to bestow posthumously the Vietnamese President’s Friendship Order on late Japanese archaeologist Nishimura Masanari in recognition of his devotion to the local archaeology.
(VOV) - The Do Son buffalo fighting festival in the northern port city of Haiphong was officially recognized as a national intangible cultural heritage on September 12 during the celebration of the National Tourism Year of Red River Delta-Haiphong 2013.
(VOV) -A four-month exhibition at Hanoi’s National History Museum is showcasing almost 140 priceless pieces of ancient Vietnamese jewellery.
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has supported 19 ministries and agencies in implementing trade-related legislation, building trade liberalisation and governance capacity, and boosting economic integration in Vietnam.
(VOV) -A mysterious ancient citadel, once know as the capital of the entire country, is seen among other historical relics in Hạ Mỗ commune on the outskirts of Hanoi.
(VOV) - Japanese culinary arts and traditional costumes will be represented during the 2013 Hue Traditional Craft Festival running from April 26 to May 1.
(VOV) - The Vietnam National Museum of History on February 1 received maps and related documents, affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.
(VOV) - A book titled “Arts of Vietnam 1009-1945” written by Australian author Kerry Nguyen Long has been published by the The Gioi (World) Publishing House.
A Cham tower complex has been found in Hoa Vang District, Danang City, after a three-month excavation, including 629 objects dating from the 10th-14th centuries, archaeologists from the National Museum of Vietnamese History announced on December 11.