Coronavirus-hit localities told to stop all festivals

Coronavirus-hit localities told to stop all festivals

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien has requested the localities that have declared outbreaks of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) to halt all festivals, including those currently underway, to fight the spread of the acute respiratory disease caused by this virus.

Puppeteers breathe new life into puppetry art

Puppeteers breathe new life into puppetry art

VOV.VN - Thang Long Water Puppet Theater in the center of the capital city is one of the most popular attractions in Hanoi. The theater’s puppeteers have been making a great efforts to revitalize their art. This effort has succeeded in making puppetry more popular.

VN art troupe attends Chingay Parade 2020 in Singapore

VN art troupe attends Chingay Parade 2020 in Singapore

An art troupe of HCM City’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism joined more than 5,000 performers from 149 countries and international organisations at the 48th edition of the Chingay Parade, which opened in Singapore on January 31.

Photo exhibition on Party opens in HCM City

Photo exhibition on Party opens in HCM City

A photo exhibition marking the 90th anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) opened at Nguyen Hue pedestrian street in Ho Chi Minh City on February 1.

Gau Tao festival represents a unique part of Mong culture

Gau Tao festival represents a unique part of Mong culture

VOV.VN - Hundreds of ethnic people from eight communes across Phong Tho district in the northern province of Lai Chau have taken to the peak of Dao San mountain in order to participate in the annual Gau Tao festival.

Ha Nam hosts Ploughing Festival to mark start of growing season

Ha Nam hosts Ploughing Festival to mark start of growing season

VOV.VN - The Tich Dien Festival, also known as the Ploughing Festival, took place in Doi Son commune of Duy Tien district in the northern province of Ha Nam on January 31 to mark the traditional beginning of the nation’s rice growing season.

Thrilling Vat Cau festival excites crowds in Hanoi

Thrilling Vat Cau festival excites crowds in Hanoi

VOV.VN - A festival featuring the ancient sport of ‘Vat Cau’, a game which involves men wrestling over a ball, took place in the village of Thuy Linh in Linh Nam ward of Hoang Mai district in Hanoi on January 30, with the aim of bringing the local community together through a traditional sport.

Thousands descend on Tam Chuc pagoda during the start of Lunar New Year

Thousands descend on Tam Chuc pagoda during the start of Lunar New Year

VOV.VN - As the nation’s largest temple, Tam Chuc pagoda in the northern province of Ha Nam has seen hordes of people flock to the site during the opening days of the Lunar New Year, with the Management Board of the site deciding against selling entrance tickets to avoid severe congestion.

Vice President offers incense to commemorate Trung Sisters

Vice President offers incense to commemorate Trung Sisters

VOV.VN - Situated on the outskirts of Hanoi in Me Linh district on January 30, the sixth day of the Lunar New Year, Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh beat a drum and offered incense as part of the opening of the Hai Ba Trung, also known as the Trung Sisters, Temple Festival.

Crowds thrilled at reenactment of Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory

Crowds thrilled at reenactment of Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory

VOV.VN - The Dong Da festival in Hanoi proved to be a popular event on January 29 as thousands of people flocked to the occasion where a reenactment was held to mark the 231st anniversary of the Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory over the Chinese Qing invaders.