Ethnic groups in Son La preserve traditional culture
 In August, 2020, Son La city launched a program to preserve and promote the culture of ethnic groups in Vietnam’s northwestern region. The project has drawn the participation of local people.
Mong people's handicraft weaving preserved to boost tourism
Authorities and residents in northern Vietnam have vowed to preserve the cultural traditions of the ethnic Mong people.  
Crossing mangrove forest in the southernmost province of Ca Mau
Tourists to the Dat Mui Commune, Ngoc Hien District, in the southernmost province of Ca Mau, should not only check-in at the Ca Mau Cape national tourism site but also…
Ede people in Phu Yen have national intangible heritage
The south central province of Phu Yen held a ceremony on November 23 to receive a certificate of national intangible cultural heritage for the growing-up ceremony of the Ede ethnic minority people.  
Quang Nam to celebrate UNESCO recognition of Hoi An, My Son
The central province of Quang Nam has unveiled a plan to celebrate the 20th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of its Hoi An ancient town and My Son Sanctuary as world heritage sites next year, Nhandan online reported.
“Dragon-Phoenix on treasures of the Nguyen dynasty” exhibition opens
An exhibition entitled “The Dragon-Phoenix on treasures of the Nguyen dynasty” commenced at the Hue Royal Museum of Antiquities at 3 Le Truc Street, Hue City, on September 7.  
ASEAN traditional costumes, art performed in Ha Noi
Traditional costumes and arts of ASEAN countries were performed at a programme in Ha Noi on August 28 as part of activities to mark the 51st founding anniversary of ASEAN and 23 years of Viet Nam’s membership.  
Tourist arrivals to Ha Noi up 10 percent in first half
Tourist arrivals to the capital city of Ha Noi topped 13.19 million in the first half of this year, up 10 percent year-on-year, pushing up revenue by 9.3 percent annually to over 39.2 trillion VND (1.74 billion USD).   
Festival to honour Viet Nam’s brocade culture
The first festival to honour the Vietnamese brocade culture will be held from December 27 to 30 in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong.   
Switzerland’s largest airline opens new route to Viet Nam
On May 30, Edelweiss, Switzerland's leading leisure airline, announced it will open a direct air route between HCM City and Zurich this November, serving two flights per week as part of the carrier’s plan to expand its flight network in Asia.  
Citadel named Nationa Special Relic
The Dien Hai Citadel in the central city was officially recognised as a National Special Relic, under the Prime Minister’s decision signed last year, marking the 160th anniversary of the victory in fighting against French-Spanish coalition forces in 1858-1860.  
Thua Thien-Hue greets over 3.1 million tourists in Jan-Oct
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue welcomed over 3.1 million tourists in the first 10 months of 2017, a year-on-year rise of 16.2 percent.
Hoi An named world's top 5 budget-friendly destination
With that, Viet Nam's ancient port city has beaten the likes of Phuket, Bali and Penang to top Southeast Asia's most affordable places.
Venice celebrates Vietnamese Cultural Days
The Vietnamese Cultural Days in Venice were held in mid-September with a string of activities designed to give locals an insight into Viet Nam’s culture.  
O mai – Ha Noi’s delicious nosh
In the past, visitors always bought boxes of salted or sugared dry fruits on Hang Duong Street as gifts.