(VOV) - Many localities across the country turned off their lights on the evening of March 23 to celebrate Earth Hour 2013 and join efforts to combat climate change.
(VOV) -As part of the ongoing flower festival at the Vietnam Centre for Art and Cultural Exhibitions at 2 Hoa Lu Street, the first ever festival honouring Ong Cong (the Land Genie) and Ong Tao (the Kitchen Gods) will be held on February 3.
(VOV) - April Lufriu has had an enjoyable experience in Vietnam’s capital city, wearing the traditional costume and travelling around major tourist attractions.
These are illustration pictures in a French book titled “L'Indochine Profonde” (Mysterious Indochina) by J. P. Dannaud, published in 1962.
From art to food, history and spas, Australian traveller Lance Richardson points out many reasons to visit Hanoi.
More than 4,600 enterprises from 30 provinces across the country will respond to the 2012 Earth Hour.
John Balaban has long held a fervent love for Vietnamese folk culture. A poet, a professor of English at North Carolina State University, and the former President of the American Literary Translators Association, he also authors many books about Vietnam.
The Hanoi Flower Festival 2012 will open in the capital city of Hanoi from December 30, 2011 to January 2, 2012.
The number of foreign arrivals to Hanoi has risen sharply since the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.
Vietnam’s land, people and famous tourism sites have been given wide coverage in the Nation, Puchatkarn and other major Thai newspapers.
Another electric car service for tourism is scheduled to go into operation at Tay Ho district, Hanoi on Sep 2 to mark National Independence Day.
Thirty cities and provinces in Vietnam took part in the ‘Earth Hour’ environmental event from 8.30pm to 9.30pm local time on March 26, and saved 400,000kWh of electrical energy worth VND500 million.
Included Mac Dang Dung, Pham Ngu Lao, Phan Boi Chau and particularly Nguyen Van Sieu, the architect of Ngoc Son temple, the Pen tower and The Huc bridge on Hoan Kiem lake in Hanoi;
About 3 million domestic and foreign visitors flocked to Hanoi in 2010, according to the city’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Hanoi will organise firework displays in 29 locations to mark the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi on October 10