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Legendary beauty of Lak lake

10:24 | 03/29/2015

Lak lake, located in Lien Son, Lak district, about 52 km south of Buon Ma Thuot City, Dak Lak province, is one of Vietnam’s most beautiful and largest fresh water lakes.

US band joins free concert for youth

09:59 | 03/29/2015

American trio Fugu will perform works of modern musicians like Miguel del Aguila, Maria Newman, Rebecca Clarke at the free monthly concert for young audiences at the HCM City Opera House on the evening of March 29.

Ethnic events to welcome IPU 132 Assembly

17:29 | 03/26/2015

(VOV) -The Cultural Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups has planned a large number of spectacles to showcase the traditional customs and festivals of the nation’s ethnic minority groups during the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly.

Traffic accidents on rise in mountains

09:15 | 03/26/2015

The number of traffic accidents in rural and mountainous areas is rising more than in other regions, highlighting the need to disseminate more traffic safety information, said Khuat Viet Hung, deputy chairman of the National Traffic Safety Committee.

Fertility worship in Vietnamese culture

15:20 | 03/24/2015

Fertility worship is closely associated with Vietnamese farmers’ prayers for favorable weather, bumper crops and sufficient food.

Vietnam works to protect religious freedom

12:35 | 03/23/2015

Heiner Beilefeldt, UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion and belief, presented to the 28th session of the UN Human Rights Council the main findings of his visit to Vietnam from July 21 to 31, 2014.

Youkiza Marionette Theatre to perform in Hanoi

11:11 | 03/19/2015

Puppetry lovers in Hanoi will have a chance to enjoy a 'Classic Public Performance' by Youkiza Marionette Theatre from Tokyo, Japan, in a special programme scheduled to be held from March 21-23.

Malaysia lures more Vietnamese tourists

09:13 | 03/16/2015

Malaysia expects an upsurge in Vietnamese tourists this year to more than 275,000 as tourist operators and the country promotes its attractions in Vietnam.

First ever training course for independent filmmakers

18:39 | 03/14/2015

A training course for independent filmmakers is being held in Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi from March 10 to 17 with the aim of educating talented youth with crucial filming knowledge.

Culture minister acts to protect national image

15:08 | 03/15/2015

(VOV) - The pressure for Vietnam to attract tourists and investors in a rapidly integrating marketplace has never been greater, said Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoang Tuan Anh in a recent interview with a Voice of Vietnam (VOV) reporter.

The importance of the local art market

10:27 | 03/14/2015

Vietnam’s Doi Moi (renovation) painting period in the 90s marked great success in both arts and business. But during that time, no one from the art world thought that there could be a real art market in the country as there were few clients.

Singaporean conductor to perform in Vietnam

10:37 | 03/12/2015

Singaporean conductor Kah Chun Wong will perform at concerts held by the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra in Hanoi on the nights of March 20 and 21.

The echo of Central Highlands Gong

10:47 | 03/12/2015

Gong performances are popular at spring festivals in the Central Highlands and become part of their lives. In recent years, local gong artists have organized classes to teach gong playing to the younger generation.

Over 50,000 visitors flock to Con Son-Kiep Bac spring festival

09:15 | 03/10/2015

(VOV) -More than 50,000 people visited the Con Son – Kiep Bac relic site in northern Hai Duong province during its spring festival from the 14th to 17th day of the first lunar month (March 4-7).

Tying the Buddhist knot

17:17 | 03/09/2015

More and more young Vietnamese couples are getting married in Buddhist pagodas and monasteries around the country.