WorldKings recognise five Vietnamese culinary world records

WorldKings recognise five Vietnamese culinary world records

VOV.VN - The World Records Union, also known as WorldKings, has announced its approval of five Vietnamese culinary world records based on applications of Vietnamese cuisine being nominated by the Vietnam Records Organization, VietKings, since the start of the year.

Provinces to mobilise funding for UNESCO-recognised Vi Giam singing

Provinces to mobilise funding for UNESCO-recognised Vi Giam singing

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 30 requested the central provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh to balance their annual budgets and mobilise funding from other sources to implement projects on protection and promotion of Vi Giam folk singing between 2021 – 2025.

Vietnam beauty queen misses Miss World 2020

Vietnam beauty queen misses Miss World 2020

VOV.VN -A Vietnamese representative will not have the chance to vie for the Miss World 2020 crown as the beauty pageant has been canceled due to the impact of the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Fantastic Da Nang Festival 2020 cancelled due to virus

Fantastic Da Nang Festival 2020 cancelled due to virus

The central city of Da Nang has postponed the Fantastic Da Nang Festival that was slated for July 31 to August 5 and has stopped receiving tourists for 14 days, according to the coastal city’s Department of Tourism.

Ho Ngoc Ha set to judge Asian singing competition

Ho Ngoc Ha set to judge Asian singing competition

VOV.VN - Singer-model Ho Ngoc Ha will link up with singer-songwriter Thanh Bui as they represent Vietnam as judges in the first version of Asian Dream, a reality singing competition which aims to provide a platform for talent from across Asia.

Colourful headdresses of ethnic girls in mountainous region

Colourful headdresses of ethnic girls in mountainous region

VOV.VN - Headdresses are considered an indispensable part of the outfits worn by ethnic girls in the country’s northwestern mountainous region, highlighting the traditions of the various different ethnic groups that live in the area.

Fascinating murals on show in Hanoi

Fascinating murals on show in Hanoi

VOV.VN - A group of young volunteers and teachers are transforming plain walls on a dyke on the outskirts of Hanoi capital into beautiful murals which showcase the nature, history, and daily life of the local area.

Opening time for Hue Festival 2020 adjusted

Opening time for Hue Festival 2020 adjusted

The Hue Festival 2020 will open on August 26 this year, two days earlier than the previously-decided date of August 28, the festival organising board said on July 21.

Southern lacquer villages struggle to survive

Southern lacquer villages struggle to survive

Truong Quan Tinh, who has 40 years of experience in making lacquerware, is worried about the decline of Tuong Binh Hiep Village in Thu Dau Mot City in the southern province of Binh Duong.

HCM City in urgent need of public art space

HCM City in urgent need of public art space

Installation of art in public places in Vietnam is essential to the development of smart cities and their cultural life, Ho Chi Minh City’s artists and cultural experts have said.