Tran Dynasty historical relics recognised as special national relic
Quang Ninh province held a ceremony on September 13 to receive the Prime Minister’s certificate recognising Tran Dynastry historical relics as a Special National Relic.
Phu Tho acts to save cultural treasures
The northeastern province of Phu Tho has devised measures to preserve its cultural assets in the long run, including rituals worshipping the Hung Kings and “xoan” singing.
Tourist arrivals to Lao Cai up 25 percent in seven months
Over the January-July period, the number of tourists to the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai topped 800,000, up a whopping 25 percent thanks to the locality’s tourism stimulus drive…
VietJet Air gives travelers new Ho Chi Minh city-Singapore route
Vietnamese budget carrier VietJet Air announced on May 23 that it is expanding service to provide travelers new convenient same-day round-trip flights connecting Ho Chi Minh City and Singapore.
Festival highlights southern Viet Nam’s food
Food festival “Am Thuc Dat Phuong Nam” (southern country cuisine) will be organized for the fourth time at Dam Sen Park in HCMC’s District 11 from May 29 to June 1 to showcase the cuisine of Viet Nam’s southern provinces.
Thousands commemorate legendary Hung Kings
Thousands of people, including Party and State officials, pilgrims and Vietnamese expatriates, offered incense to commemorate Hung Kings – the nation’s founders – at a solemn ceremony in Phu Tho province on April 9.
Cultural activities to honour Hung Kings
Thousands gathered in the northern province of Phu Tho on April 7 for a grand procession to honour the Hung Kings, the founders of the Vietnamese nation.
Activities kick off Hung Kings Temple Festival
The annual Hung Kings’ Temple Festival kicked off in the northern province of Phu Tho on April 5 (the sixth day of the third lunar month), beginning with two photo exhibitions.
Over 20 countries to join Vietnam int'l tourism fair
Travel companies from 22 countries and territories, including Japan, China, Russia and France, have registered to participate in the second Vietnam International Travel Mart slated for April 3-6 in Hanoi.
Phu Tho boosts investment in tourism
(TITC) - In order to develop tourism into key economic sector, by 2020, Phu Tho Province will spend more than VND 5,800 billion on tourism development and about VND 13,000 billion by 2030.
Gov't helps to keep xoan alive
A 165 billion VND (7.85 million USD) project funded by the Government will help encourage artisans, amateur singers and young people in the northern province of Phu Tho to preserve xoan singing.
Dong Son culture introduced in Malaysia
The Malaysian National Museum (MNM) is displaying roughly 100 artifacts and scientific documents from Viet Nam’s bronze age Dong Son Culture at an exhibition in Kuala Lumpur.
Tourists change destination from Thailand to Vietnam
Some travel firms say they have recently received requests about fees and contracts to serve international tourists who previously planned to visit Thailand but then decided to come to Vietnam instead.
Au Co Temple festival in full swing in Phu Tho
A festival to commemorate the nation’s legendary mother Au Co began in Ha Hoa district, the northern midland province of Phu Tho on February 6, the seventh day of the Lunar New Year.
Honoring Hung Kings' worship rituals
This year's Hung Kings' Temple Festival in Phu Tho Province will be a special event as it will honor and receive world intangible cultural heritage certification.