New findings help with building dossier to seek recognition for Oc Eo archaeological relic as World Cultural Heritage Site
New archaeological findings at the Oc Eo - Ba The and Nen Chua archaeological sites in the Mekong Delta provinces of An Giang and Kien Giang have set an important milestone in the research of the Oc Eo culture and provided reliable evidence and materials for the compilation of a dossier of the sites to seek recognition as a World Cultural Heritage site, a prominent archaeologist has said.
Activities for 5th anniversary of Ho Citadel recognition as world heritage
According to the Conservation Centre for Ho Citadel, there will be many cultural activities in mid December in Thanh Hoa Province to mark the 5th anniversary of Ho Citadel’s recognition…
Hoi An opens new pedestrian street
The Hoi An People's Committee on December 3rd inaugurated the Nguyen Phuc Chu Pedestrian Street to mark 16 years since the ancient town was recognized as a World Cultural Heritage…
Water puppetry promoted in Hoi An
Water puppetry performances began in the World Cultural Heritage Site of Hoi An Ancient Town on a weekly basis as from October 2, adding a new attraction to both tourists and local people.
Russian scientists seek to preserve My Son sanctuary
Russian scientists are seeking measures to preserve and restore the My Son sanctuary in the central province of Quang Nam, which was recognised as a World Cultural Heritage Site in 1999. 
India to support My Son heritage site restoration
The Government of India has allocated 2.5 million USD to assist Viet Nam in restoring and preserving the My Son Sanctuary world cultural heritage site in the central province of Quang Nam, according to the provincial Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.
Opportunity to promote tourism potential of Thanh Hoa in National Tourism Year 2015
(TITC) - Located in North Central region, 150km to the south of Ha Noi Capital and 1,560km to the north of Ho Chi Minh City, Thanh Hoa is one of key national tourism destinations. Host of National Tourism Year 2015 is the opportunity for Thanh Hoa to promote tourism potential, at the same time call investment for tourism development and gradually affirm the position of…
International support to promote Hue’s imperial citadel
A number of foreign organisations have pledged their support to restore and promote the historical imperial citadel of Hue in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, providing funds of nearly 8 million USD so far.
Hoi An’s Mid-Autumn Festival attracts tourists
The World Heritage site and ancient town of Hoi An is organising numerous activities in celebration of this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival, including sport competitions and musical performances, in order to promote the heritage site’s cultural and historical value for tourists.
Satsuki festival to take place in Hanoi for first time
The Japanese Satsuki Festival will take place in the capital city of Hanoi for the first time. The two-day event, starting on May 8, will include Yosakoi dances performed by four famous Japanese troupes and seven Vietnamese troupes, tea making, sword performances, Japanese cuisine and traditional games.