VOV.VN - Traditional rituals were held at the Hung Kings Temple historical relic site in the northern province of Phu Tho on April 12 to commemorate the death anniversary of the nation’s legendary founder Lac Long Quan and pay tribute to mother Au Co.
The northern mountainous province of Phu Tho aims to work closely with relevant ministries and sectors to accelerate the national programme on preserving and promoting the Hung Kings’ worship-related culture, according to the Provincial People’s Committee Vice Chairman Ha Ke San.
Local tourism departments and travel companies across Vietnam have been requested to augment efforts to ensure absolute safety for tourists as national holidays come in the next few weeks.
The nomination paper for Xoan singing to be recognised as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity must be submitted to UNESCO before March 31.
The top 10 2015 Outstanding Vietnamese Youth awards will be unveiled at a ceremony celebrating the 85th anniversary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMCYU) on March 21, according to the youth union’s central committee.
VOV.VN - In Vietnam, the custom of chewing betel and areca nuts dates back to the reign of the Hung Kings and has spread nationwide. In the southern region, the custom has its own character, reflecting local life and culture.
The labor ministry has confirmed that everyone in Vietnam will have seven days off in April and May.
VOV.VN - Spring festivals are being held throughout Vietnam and localities are taking all necessary precautions to ensure security and order.
In recent years, the traditional Vietnamese music genre of Xoan singing has seen growing participation from a younger generation.
“Hat Xoan” (Xoan singing), a celebrated art form in Vietnam’s northern province of Phu Tho, has been revived after its recognition as an intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding by UNESCO.
The northern mountainous province of Phu Tho aims to mobilise resources for conserving and promoting the Hung Kings’ worship-related culture, documents and facilities, according to Provincial People’s Committee Vice Chairman Ha Ke San.
Authorities of the northern province of Phu Tho have earmarked VND4.5 trillion (US$202.5 million) for upgrading and embellishing the Hung Kings Temple complex, aiming to turn the special national historical site into an attractive tourism destination.
The northern mountainous province of Phu Tho is implementing measures to conserve and promote the Hung Kings worship ritual, according to Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Ha Ke San.
Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City say they will have to allocate a large area in Tao Dan Park for the second metro line, which will connect its central districts with the fast growing western suburbs.
Phu Tho Province's cultural authority has said the introduction of xoan singing in schools will play a major role in preserving and promoting the provincial heritage.
Archaeologists have discovered prehistoric sites dating back 20,000 years in Bao Thang district of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, said Associate Professor Dr. Trinh Nang Chung from the Vietnam Institute of Archaeology on August 20.
More than 160 young Vietnamese expatriates taking part in the 2015 Vietnam Summer Camp paid tribute to the Hung Kings, the legendary founders of the first nation in Vietnam’s history, in northern PhuTho province on July 15.
(VOV) - Located on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh city Suoi Tien Amusement Park is an ideal destination for the weekend.
About 163 traffic accidents occurred nationwide over the past four days, from April 28 to May 1, killing 91 people, injuring 109 others, and leaving three more missing, the National Traffic Safety Committee reported on May 1.