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Climate change film to be screened in US

10:05 | 09/15/2014

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.

Pan-pipe festival on Dong Van plateau

11:35 | 09/12/2014

(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.

HCM City hosts int’l exhibitions on food and beverages

17:55 | 09/10/2014

(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.

Proposal seeks UNESCO title for Bai choi singing

08:51 | 09/10/2014

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.

Greetings to Khmer people on Sene Dolta Festival

09:08 | 09/09/2014

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.

Exploring romantic charm of Hue

18:08 | 09/08/2014

(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.

Bobby Chinn introduces Vietnamese food in Singapore

11:53 | 09/07/2014

(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.

Ok-Om-Bok festival named national intangible heritage

15:47 | 09/05/2014

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.

Phu Tho acts to save cultural treasures

16:01 | 09/04/2014

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.

Samsung launches social responsibility initiative

18:22 | 08/27/2014

(VOV) - Samsung Electronics (SE) launched a cultural and educational initiative in Thuy Hoa village in Bac Ninh province and Gia Lam district in Hanoi on August 27 as part of its global social responsibility programme.

Tuyen Quang to host biggest street festival

15:28 | 08/27/2014

The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang will hold the Tuyen Quang City Festival from September 5-7, with the participation of performance troupes from the Republic of Korea, Laos, China and Belarus.

Vietnam Days in Japan set to kick off

11:12 | 08/27/2014

(VOV) - At least 98 organisations and 150,000 visitors are expected to participate in this year’s Vietnam Days in Japan festival to take place at Yoyogi Park in Tokyo on September 13-14.

August CPI growth hits 9-year low

08:55 | 08/25/2014

The national consumer price index (CPI) this month increased by 0.22 per cent over that of last month and 1.84 per cent over that of the end of last year.

Vietnamese water puppetry fascinates Australian audiences

17:58 | 08/24/2014

(VOV) - Thousands of Australians were awe-struck by Vietnamese water puppetry performances presented by Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre (TLWPT) at the Darwin Culture Festival from August 21-24.

Craft villages an untapped goldmine for tourism

12:01 | 08/22/2014

(VOV) - Forty-nine of the country’s 52 traditional craft villages are located in the Hanoi vicinity and share vast potential for tourism development, highly dependent on niche marketing and improved infrastructure.