The idea of building a learning society is to create equal opportunities for all individuals to study regularly and for the whole life, experts said at a workshop on October 1 in northern Phu Tho province.
Five Vietnamese film directors will present their movies at the 19th Busan International Film Festival that will open on October 2.
A life-long learning week was launched in localities across the country on September 29 to raise public awareness of building a learning society.
Hanoi’s tourism sector is taking a wide range of measures, including increasing the number of services on offer, improving the quality of services, and boosting links with other localities in an effort to lure more holiday-makers to the capital.
With many natural, cultural heritages and rich history, Vietnam has many destinations to attract tourists. The tourism industry needs to work out suitable strategies to tap tourism potential, the Vietnam Business Forum Magazine (VBF) reported.
The Steering Committee for the Southwest Region and leaders of the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long visited a number of local pagodas on September 17 on the occasion of the Sene Dolta Festival, a Khmer holiday to honour ancestors.
A film that warns about the impact of climate change on humans will be screened at the Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF) in the US.
(VOV) -This year’s H’Mong Khen (pan-pipe) festival, held during the National Day holiday on Dong Van Karst Plateau, Ha Giang province, attracted large numbers of visitors.
(VOV) - More than 300 businesses from 19 countries are participating in the 14th Vietfood & Beverage Exhibition and the 18th Int’l Exhibition on Food Processing, Packaging Technology (Propack Vietnam 2014) taking place in HCM City from Sept 10-13.
Bai choi singing in the central provinces of Binh Dinh, Phu Yen and Quang Nam was listed as a national intangible cultural heritage in late August, a move expected to facilitate the application for recognition of the folk singing as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage in 2016.
A delegation from the Vietnam Fatherland Front, led by its Vice President Le Ba Trinh, paid visits to the monks at Prek On Dot Pagoda and the Khmer people of the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang on September 8 to express congratulatory wishes on the occasion of the Sene Dolta Festival 2014.
(VOV) - Hue – an ancient city located in Vietnam’s central region is renowned for its many romantic and beautiful landscapes. In 1993 it was recognized by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage.
(VOV) - Vietnamese Tourism Ambassador to Europe Bobby Chinn has introduced foreign tourists to Singapore and local islanders to genuine Vietnamese dishes from September 6-9.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced the recognition of the Ok-Om-Bok festival as the 4th national intangible cultural heritage of southern Tra Vinh province.
The northeastern province of Phu Tho has devised measures to preserve its cultural assets in the long run, including rituals worshipping the Hung Kings and “xoan” singing.