An ancient form of tug of war is still organised at the Tran Vu Temple Festival on the third day of the third lunar month in Thach Ban ward, Long Bien district, Hanoi.
VOV.VN - Vietnam is home to 22 world heritage items recognized by UNESCO, including two natural heritage sites, five cultural heritages, and one mixed heritage.
An exhibition entitled "Ly Son - Sea and Island Culture Heritage” opened in Ly Son district of the central province of Quang Ngai on June 29 as part of the first Ly Son Culture - Tourism Week.
The British Council in Vietnam has announced a project worth GBP500,000 (US$702,800) aiming to help Vietnam preserve, develop and promote its music and film heritage.
As many as 450 photos featuring standout achievements of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) during 2012-2017 are on display at the Friendship Cultural Palace in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - Hung Yen province, 60 km southeast of Hanoi, embraces a rich culture and age-old history with many relics and heritages. It’s also famous for specialties - longan, lotus seeds, honey, and rice noodle. In the 16th and 17thcentury, the province contained was a busy port.
About 10,000 local residents and tourists are expected to join the first Ngoc Linh Ginseng Festival – part of cultural events during the sixth Quang Nam Heritage Festival – in Nam Tra My district on June 13-16.
Street vendors in the ancient town of Hoi An in central Vietnam who rip off tourists or solicit them to buy their items will be purged in a campaign to restore order in the tourist hub.
Whenever describing the Kinh Bac area (an old name for a large area in northern Vietnam, covering the provinces of Bac Ninh and Bac Giang), we always mentionthe two world heritage sites and hundreds of relic sites, beauty spots, and traditional craft villages.
HCM City authorities have approved a proposal to restore the roof of the Sai Gon Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the most popular tourist sites and a protected heritage site in District 1.
The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak will combine its coffee festival with its gong culture festival and introduce the first of this kind in 2017.
Nearly 110 outstanding young Vietnamese expatriates from 26 countries and territories will participate in the Vietnam Summer Camp 2016 from July 10-23.
A roughly 600-year-old tree at the temple of General Tran Nguyen Han in Son Dong commune of Lap Thach district, the northern province of Vinh Phuc, has been granted heritage status.
Vietnam’s largest poetry book entitled “Hoa Lu Thi Tap” received the World Records Union’s (Worldkings) certificate for the World’s Unique Epic at a ceremony held in Hanoi on May 5.
Hundreds of representatives from 54 ethnic groups throughout the country took part the opening ceremony of the National Great Unity – Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Week on November 15 in Ba Vi District on the outskirts of Hanoi.
Vietnam’s nature and daily life coupled with tangible and intangible culture will be featured at the fourth Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards through the lens of photography aficionados, as heard at a ceremony to launch the event held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 12.
(VOV) - The Argentina Travel & Tourist Agents Association and the Vietnamese Embassy in Buenos Aires on June 2 held a workshop to promote Vietnam tourism in the country.
The annual Ha Long Carnival 2015 kicked off in the northern province of Quang Ninh on May 8, featuring over 2,700 professional and amateur artists.
Cultural researcher Vu Kim Bien from northern Phu Tho province has submitted an over 80-page manuscript to local authorities featuring ancient “xoan” singing as well as solutions to revive the practice in response to its recognition as an Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.
The value of gong culture, a distinctive feature of the Central Highlands and a piece of world intangible cultural heritage, is vividly cherished through a festival kicked off in the regional province of Lam Dong on April 24.