(VOV) - Party and State leaders laid floral wreaths at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum on May 18 to mark the 123rd anniversary of the late President’s birth.
Construction on a tomb for Pham Huu Nhat, Captain of the Hoang Sa Flotilla, who led naval forces defending the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago nearly 200 years ago, began in Quang Ngai province on April 4.
(VOV) - Sixty-five Vietnamese nationals from around the world will return to the fatherland to take part in the Hung Kings Festival honouring the founders of the Vietnamese nation.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has asked the Prime Minister for permission to compile dossiers of Yen Tu Buddhist relic complex with a view to seeking World Heritage status for this national special relic.
(VOV) - The northern coastal province of Quang Ninh on February 18 held a ceremony to receive a special national relic certificate for the Yen Tu relic complex honouring Vietnam’s Zen Buddhism.
(VOV) - Hanoi’s Thang Long Royal Citadel welcomed nearly 20,000 visitors - mostly foreign tourists - in the first six days of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
The Co Loa archeological, architectural and historical relic site has received a certificate recognising it as a special national relic.
(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on February 6 visited and burnt incense at the Ho Chi Minh Relic Complex on the occasion of the Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival.
Nearly 200 young overseas Vietnamese (OV) on July 15 attended a requiem in Thai Binh province to commemorate war martyrs and those who died in the historic 1945 famine.
Individuals and organisations from across the world have donated over US$7 million between 1992-2012 to help preserve and restore historical sites in the former imperial city of Hue.
An incense offering ceremony was held at the Thuong temple of the Hung Kings Temple relics in Phu Tho province on March 31 (the tenth day of the Lunar March).
Vietnam led the number of visitors to Cambodia last year with nearly 600,000 tourists, followed by the Republic of Korea (330,000), China (240,000), Japan (120,000) and the US (110,000).
On January 17, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung lit incense in commemoration of President Ho Chi Minh at the HCM Relic Complex inside the Presidential Palace in Hanoi.
Sen village in Kim Lien commune, Nam Dan district, Nghe An province is only 45km from the central city of Vinh.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong offered incense to the Hung Kings, the nation’s legendary founders, at the Kinh Thien Palace in the Hung Kings Temple relic complex in the northern province of Phu Tho on April 12.