Tet customs of Vietnamese ethnic groups
2/18/2018 5:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Each ethnic group in Vietnam has typical customs to welcome the New Year, which is called Tet in Vietnamese. Their uniqueness helps make Vietnam’s cultural diversity.

Spring in ethnic minority hamlets in Northwestern region
2/18/2018 1:42:54 PM (GMT+7)
Vietnam’s northwestern region is home to many ethnic minority groups. These days, local ethnic people are enjoying a new spring full of happiness and growing prosperity.

Five provinces to jointly hold Hung Kings Festival
2/18/2018 1:48:32 PM (GMT+7)
The Hung Kings Festival will be hosted by Phu Tho Province with help from four other provinces, including the northern province of Thai Nguyen, the central province of Quang Nam and the southern provinces of Binh Duong and Kien Giang.

Twenty four more national treasures recognised
2/18/2018 10:17:06 AM (GMT+7)
 The list of national treasures has been expanded with the addition of 24 new national treasures under a recent approval decision of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Words of hope for blessed lunar New Year – a traditional custom
2/18/2018 10:22:17 AM (GMT+7)
For generations, Vietnamese have preserved a traditional New Year custom of collecting calligraphic words written in ancient Vietnamese-Chinese script. The practice reflects their respect for knowledge and learning.  

Researchers save Central Highlands epics
2/18/2018 10:07:06 AM (GMT+7)
 Researchers fear the epics of ethnic minority groups in the Central Highlands might get lost into oblivion. So they are spending their time and energy to record epics, and are even hiring people to translate and print the lyrics for preservation.

Big festivals in first lunar month
2/18/2018 10:31:33 AM (GMT+7)
 Big festivals in first lunar month

Vietnamese Gio: meat pounded to perfection
2/18/2018 10:10:31 AM (GMT+7)
 If rice is a staple of Vietnamese daily meals, then Gio (Vietnamese sausage) is considered the staple of special occasions, such as Tet (the Lunar New Year), wedding parties and ancestors’ death anniversary.

Tet food reflects different lifestyles
2/18/2018 10:29:38 AM (GMT+7)
 The three main regions of Vietnam are characterized by different climate and soil conditions that result in different traditions and customs.

Visitors flock to Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam on Tet holiday
2/18/2018 10:03:51 AM (GMT+7)
Thousands of domestic and foreign tourists flocked to Van Mieu (the Temple of Literature) and Quoc Tu Giam (the first university in Vietnam) in Hanoi on February 17.

First international circus gala opens in HCM City
2/18/2018 9:59:16 AM (GMT+7)
 The first international circus gala kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on February 16, the first day of the Lunar New Year 2018.

Vietnamese literary translator honoured with Russian award
2/18/2018 9:57:12 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnamese female writer and translator Nguyen Thuy Anh was honoured with the annual Russian award for literature translation during a ceremony held in Moscow on February 16 (the first day of the traditional Lunar New Year).