“Flying dragon-Viet Nam’s royal art” exhibition in France
An exhibition featuring the aesthetic value and changes of the dragon image in Vietnamese culture and religion throughout history opened at the Guimet Museum in Paris, France on July 8.
France helps develop eco-tourism in Thua Thien-Hue
A project on developing eco-tourism in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue was launched on July 4 with the assistance from the Poitou-Charentes region of France and other partners.
TripAdvisor names 95 attractions in Hanoi
TripAdvisor, the US’s premier travel website, has rated the best 95 attractions in Hanoi in 2014 based on the reviews from people who have visited the capital city of Viet…
Ba Na named among 10 amazing cable cars worldwide
The Travel page of UK newspaper The Telegraph has named the Ba Na cable car on its list of ten amazing cable cars around the world.
“Pho” added to Merriam-Webster dictionary
A well-known American dictionary, Merriam-Webster, has announced more than 150 new words and definitions for 2014, including the Vietnamese word “Pho”.
Vietnam Airline to add two more routes to Japan
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines announced on May 15 that it will launch two new international routes to airports in Tokyo, Japan in July, from Hanoi - Haneda and Da Nang – Narita.
Royal documents of Nguyen Dynasty recognised as documentary heritage
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) on May 14 officially recognised official documents of the Nguyen Dynasty as a world documentary heritage, according to the State Records and Archives Department.
Raglai ethnic ceremony recognised as national heritage
The “leaving the tomb” ceremony of the Raglai ethnic minority people in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa has been recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage.
Russian artists come to show 76 paintings
Eleven Russian artists are joining hands with three Khanh Hoa Province-based artists to display their artworks at a group exhibition in HCMC.
Hue Festival to promote global solidarity
Cultural heritage with integration and development will lie at the heart of the 2014 Hue Festival, which is slated to take place in the former imperial city from April 12-20.
Vietnamese lacquer paintings exhibited in France
Forty Vietnamese contemporary lacquer paintings and 200 handicraft products are on display in Marseille, southern France, introducing a mix of both traditional and modern Vietnamese culture.
Vietnam Year in France officially opened
The Vietnam Year in France officially opened on February 14 at Chatelet Theatre in Paris with cultural and art performances.
Vietnam Airlines continues 7th “Golden moments” program
(CPV) - The Vietnam national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on February 13 announced its 7th “Golden moments” promotional program on some domestic routes.
Heritage photo exhibition opens in Hue City
Hue City is hosting an emotive photo exhibition, showcasing selected images from the 2013 Vietnamese Heritage photo competition.
Nha Trang Sea Festival 2013 officially kicks off
Vietnam's most famous sea festival officially kicked off in a colourful and dynamic ceremony held in Nha Trang city on June 8 night with the participation of President Truong Tan Sang and more than twenty thousands people from all corners of the country and foreign visitors.