Welcoming ceremony for Japanese Emperor in Hanoi
01/03/2017 (GMT+7)
 President Tran Dai Quang hosted a welcoming ceremony for Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko in Hanoi this morning.

Flag-hoisting ceremony for Vietnam's two new Kilo-class submarines
28/02/2017 (GMT+7)
The High Command of Vietnam People’s Navy today hosted a flag-hoisting ceremony for two Kilo-class submarines at Cam Ranh Military Base in Khanh Hoa province.

Flag salute ceremony on Truong Sa archipelago
17/01/2017 (GMT+7)
Flag salute ceremonies are conducted in a solem manner by officers, soldiers and residents on Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago every Monday and on national festivals.

VN President attends flag hoisting ceremony on Fansipan peak
15/01/2017 (GMT+7)
 President Tran Dai Quang on January 13 attended a flag hoisting ceremony on the summit of the Fansipan Mountain in the northern province of Lao Cai and the inauguration of a flagpole on the “Roof of Indochina.”

Official welcome ceremony and cannon salute for Party chief in China
13/01/2017 (GMT+7)
An offcial ceremony that included cannon salute took place in Beijing, China, on January 12 to welcome visiting General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong.

Ceremony marks Vietnam-Bhutan diplomatic ties
03/01/2017 (GMT+7)
 The Embassy of Vietnam in India held a ceremony in New Delhi on January 1 to mark the fifth anniversary of Vietnam – Bhutan diplomatic ties (January 19, 2012-2017).

National TV Fest 2016 ends in Lao Cai
27/12/2016 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam Television Film Centre (VFC)’s Zippo, Mu Tat Va Em (Zippo, Mustard and You) won gold prize in the category of Television Film of the National Television Festival 2016.

Vietnam to host ceremony welcoming 10 millionth foreign visitor in 2016
24/12/2016 (GMT+7)
 Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) will host a ceremony to welcome the10 millionth foreign visitor to Vietnam, according to an announcement in a meeting in Hanoi on December 22.

Swedish Academy says Bob Dylan won't attend Nobel prize ceremony
17/11/2016 (GMT+7)
 American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature last month, has decided not to attend the award ceremony in Stockholm,

Danang resort to host World Travel Awards ceremony
10/10/2016 (GMT+7)
The Intercontinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort will host the Asia and Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016 of the World Travel Awards, where exceptional tourism and hospitality services in the Asia and Australasia region of 2016 are honored.

Foreigner photographs Hau Dong
30/09/2016 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Tewfic El-Sawy just published his first book of colour photographs, Hau Dong: The Spirit Mediums of Viet Nam, an outgrowth of his passionate interest in indigenous religions and cults.

Flag-raising ceremony held for 5th Asian Beach Games in Da Nang
23/09/2016 (GMT+7)
 The flags of countries and territories participating in the 5th Asian Beach Games (ABG5) were raised in a ceremony held at Pham Van Dong Park in the central coastal city of Da Nang on September 22.

Rio opening ceremony to break with opulent traditions
02/08/2016 (GMT+7)
 The Rio de Janeiro Olympics opening ceremony on Friday will break with the recent tradition of large-scale and expensive shows, featuring a low-emissions cauldron and an "analogue" experience,

Social News 25/7
25/07/2016 (GMT+7)
Praying ceremony for peace held in Lao Cai, NA Vice Chairwoman attends funeral of former Lao leader, Japan-Vietnam friendship assoc debuts in Japanese prefecture, Russian classic literature released in Vietnamese

Amazon jaguar shot dead after Olympic torch ceremony
22/06/2016 (GMT+7)
 A jaguar featured at an Olympic torch ceremony was shot dead by a soldier shortly after the event in the Brazilian Amazon city of Manaus as the animal escaped from its handlers,

IHG to manage Holiday Inn & Suites brand in HCM City
12/06/2016 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) will be in charge of managing the first hotel with brand Holiday Inn & Suites Saigon Airport in HCM City, IHG announced on June 8.

Former VN Tourism Ambassador attends closing ceremony of Cannes Film Fest
23/05/2016 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Former Tourism Ambassador of Vietnam, actress and businesswoman Ly Nha Ky on May 22 attended the closing ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival.

Ceremony marks Dien Bien Phu victory
07/05/2016 (GMT+7)
 A grand ceremony celebrating the 62nd anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu victory, which ended French colonial rule in the country, was held in Dien Bien Phu city in the northwestern province of Dien Bien on May 7.

Hue Festival 2016 opening ceremony
01/05/2016 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Hue Festival 2016 kicked off at the Ngo Mon (Noon Gate), ancient capital city of Hue, with a range of artistic programmes on April 29.

Art & Entertainment News In Brief
25/04/2016 (GMT+7)
 HCM City to hold monthly food festival, Ninh Binh holds ceremony to worship massive jade Buddha, Vietnamese antiques displayed in Thua Thien-Hue, Winners of Dedication Music Awards announced