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Quang Ninh focuses on building sea, island tourism brand

15:32 | 07/28/2014

Endowed with beautiful beaches, islands, and favourable transport links, the northern coastal province of QuangNinh is paying special attention to developing sea-based tourism to promote its brand globally.

Norway helps students get a taste for chamber music

09:10 | 07/27/2014

Renowned British-Vietnamese pianist Tra Nguyen, British cellist Zoe Martlew, and concert master of the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and violinist Atle Sponberg will hold a week-long training programme for young musicians along with a concert in Ho Chi Minh City early next month.

Discovering Lu ethnic people’s indigenous culture

12:55 | 07/21/2014

(VOV) - Hon village in Tam Duong district, which is home to Lu ethnic people, is a tourist attraction in the northern mountain province of Lai Chau for it has maintained indigenous culture for years.

Northern province to launch spiritual tours from August

10:11 | 07/11/2014

The northern province of Lao Cai will offer a tour of Mother Goddess worshipping sites along the Red River from August 10, hoping to draw more visitors to the border locality.

Thanh Tien paper flowers village in Hue

17:15 | 07/05/2014

(VOV) - In the tiny village of Thanh Tien on the outskirts of Hue City, a tradition of paper flowers craftsmanship has been handed down from one generation to another for more than 300 years.

Vietnamese culture colourfully celebrated in Russia

12:41 | 06/26/2014

(VOV) -Russian and international visitors are getting the opportunity to explore the beauty of Vietnamese nature and culture at festivals in big Russian cities from June 25-30 celebrating Vietnam Culture Day 2014.

Rong Bridge wins int’l awards

16:26 | 06/22/2014

(VOV) - The unique lighting design of Rong (Dragon) Bridge in Danang City has been honored at the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD)’s 2014 International Lighting Design Award.

Tra Vinh asks for moon worshipping festival recognition

08:48 | 06/20/2014

The southern province of Tra Vinh has submitted a document to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism asking for recognition of the Ok Om Bok Festival, a moon worshipping ritual of the Khmer ethnic minority group, as a national intangible cultural heritage.

Mélissa Laveauxi to perform in Hanoi

11:12 | 06/18/2014

(VOV) -Montreal-born, Ottawa-raised, and now France-residing singer Mélissa Laveauxi is set to enthral audiences with a pop-rock concert at the French Cultural Centre L'Espace on June 26.

Norway funds community football

09:51 | 05/13/2014

Over 1,700 children, including 500 underprivileged, 100 coaches, football team manages and referees in Thua Thien-Hue, will benefit from the Football for All in Vietnam (FFAV) project in 2014-2015.

Kate festival mirrors Cham people’s rich culture

08:47 | 05/06/2014

Kate festival, the largest of the Cham ethnic people in the central province of Ninh Thuan in the year, aims to honour male deities and ancestors who extended great help to people.

Tourism sector prospers from long holiday

08:49 | 05/04/2014

The domestic tourism sector thrived during the National Reunification Day and May Day holidays, with sunny weather helping lift the number of vacationers by 20% compared to the same period last year.

Sea tourism festivals kick off

12:05 | 05/01/2014

(VOV) - A series of festivals transpired at key beaches nationwide on the occasion of Reunification Day (April 30) and May Day (May 1).

Embassy in the UK receives public screening films

12:47 | 04/30/2014

(VOV) -The Vietnamese Embassy in the UK ceremoniously received 70 documentary films for use in public screenings from the Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son on April 29.

Carnival Ha Long to take place on April 30

12:28 | 04/24/2014

(VOV) - Distinctive cultural identities of ethnic minority groups in Quang Ninh province, San Chay, San Chi and Dao, will be spotlighted at street festivals during Carnival Ha Long 2014.