Phung Hung mural street features old Hanoi
4/26/2018 7:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
Phung Hung street in Hanoi’s Old Quarter has been revived with beautiful mural paintings recalling Hanoi in the past. Opened to the public in early February, it is now a favorite photo location and cultural space for city dwellers and visitors.

Traditional poonah paper admired in modern society
4/26/2018 1:08:47 AM (GMT+7)
 Many people in Hanoi were thrilled when attending a cultural event called “Dó bay” or says “Drifting Poonah paper” held recently at a book house on Nguyen Thai Hoc street in the capital city.


 
Miss Southern Vietnam 2018 pageant kicks off
4/26/2018 1:13:21 AM (GMT+7)
 The winner of Miss Southern Vietnam 2018 will represent the country at the Miss Globe contest in Italy in November.

Bai Choi's UNESCO status to be celebrated in 400 artist performance
4/25/2018 2:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
 About 400 artists will perform in a ceremony on May 5 in Quy Nhon city to honorarily recognise Choi singing (a genre of folk music practised in Vietnam’s central region) as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.


 
Motherhood goddess worshipping ritual of Red Dao
4/25/2018 11:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Worshipping goddesses of Motherhood, the protectors of babies, is an important ritual of the Red Dao in Lao Cai province. Their ceremony pays gratitude to the goddesses and asks them to bless a baby with good health and obedience.

Stunning light shows to add excitement to Danang fireworks festival
4/25/2018 9:34:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Spectacular light shows will bring extra excitement to the Danang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF) 2018 and transform the Danang skyline into an outdoor audiovisual feast.


 
Pupils taught to preserve Muong culture
4/25/2018 7:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Thanh Son district in Phu Tho province has launched a program to preserve and promote Muong culture by establishing cultural spaces in schools.

Palanquin procession celebrates Hung Kings Temple Festival
4/25/2018 1:52:42 AM (GMT+7)
 The palanquin and offering procession was organised by seven communes and wards surrounding the Hung Kings Temple Complex in the northern province of Phu Tho on April 23.


 
Fun and games at ethnology museum over national holiday
4/25/2018 1:42:34 AM (GMT+7)
 A folk cultural programme will be held from April 28-29 at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology to meet the entertainment demand of capital dwellers during the upcoming Liberation Day (April 30) and May Day national holidays. 

Explosive and toxic remnants of war on display in HCM City
4/24/2018 11:25:39 PM (GMT+7)
 The War Remnants Museum in HCM City has opened a display of around 190 items, documents, and photos related to the US army’s use of bombs, mines, and toxic chemicals during the past war in Vietnam.


 
Vietnam Festival 2018 to run in Japan in May
4/24/2018 10:55:44 PM (GMT+7)
 The Vietnam Festival 2018 will take place at the Yoyogi Park in Tokyo between 10 am and 8 pm on May 19 and 20.

Resident finds Vishnu statue while cutting grass
4/24/2018 2:58:44 PM (GMT+7)
 A resident in the southern province of Dong Thap found a statue of Vishnu dating to the seventh century.


 

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