Vung Tau food fest fetes National Day
Vung Tau City in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau will celebrate
the National Day as well as its status upgrade to a Grade 1 city with a
four-day (August 22-25) food festival.
Festival connects love in Vietnamese families
“Connecting love in Vietnamese families” is the theme of the Vietnam
Family Festival 2013 that will take place in Hanoi from June 23-28.
First int’l sea-tourism fair attracts foreign businesses
Eighty foreign businesses will attend the first international thematic
fair on sea and island tourism in Vietnam, slated for early June in
the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa.
Festival connects ethnic groups in mountainous region
A three-day culture, sports and tourism festival for ethnic groups
opened in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on May 16 with various
Truong Sa in Nha Trang Sea Festival’s limelight
The sixth Nha Trang-Khanh Hoa Sea Festival 2013 will include a range
of activities towards Truong Sa island district in particular, and
homeland’s sea and islands in general.
Culture-sports-tourism week to open in Hai Phong city
A 20-theme street carnival, two firework displays and art performances
by leading domestic and foreign artists will be highlights of an
upcoming culture-sports-tourism week in northern Hai Phong city.
Khau Vai love market festival attracts crowds
The 2013 Khau Vai Love Market Festival and Culture-Tourism Week, which
opened on May 4 in Meo Vac district, the northern mountainous province
of Ha Giang, expects to draw about 10,000 visitors.
Ponagar Festival kicks off in Khanh Hoa
The 2013 Goddess Ponagar Festival opened in Nha Trang city, central
Khanh Hoa province on April 30 (or the 21 st day of the third lunar
month), attracting ten of thousands of pilgrims from surrounding
Festival marks Bach Dang victory’s 725th anniversary
Local authorities of Quang Yen town of the northern province of Quang
Ninh on April 17 held a ceremony to mark the 725th anniversary of
Bach Dang victory over Mongol invaders under the leadership of General
Tran Hung Dao.
Hue to host 5th Traditional Craft Festival
The fifth Traditional Craft Festival will be held in central Hue
city from April 27 to May 1, aiming at promoting the development of
traditional crafts and craft villages as well as the tourism industry.
Sapa in the Cloud Festival to open in late April
The 2013 Sapa in the Cloud Festival will take place from April 26 to May 5, said the district People’s Committee.
Free book reading festival opens in Hanoi
The Free Book Reading Festival 2013 opened in Hanoi on April 4,
featuring over 15,000 book titles covering a wide variety of fields.
Festival honours timeless love
Thousands of people from all corners of the country flocked to the
northern province of Hung Yen on March 21 to attend a festival
commemorating Chu Dong Tu and Tien Dung, who have been honoured by
generations for their immortal love.
April festival to honour Hoang Sa Flotilla
The central coastal province of Quang Ngai will hold the
traditional ceremonies to commemorate the sailors of the Hoang Sa
(Paracel) Flotilla on April 27-28 in Ly Son island district.
Japan to join Hue Traditional Craft Festival
Japan will display the traditional costumes of people in the city
of Saijo and Ishizuchi – a popular kind of tea in the city - during
the 2013 Hue Traditional Craft Festival, says Phan Canh Viet Cuong,
Deputy Manager of the festival.
Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival commences
The Con Son-Kiep Bac 2013 Spring Festival opened at Con Son pagoda in
the northern province of Hai Duong on February 25 (the 16 th day of the
first lunar month).
Long Tong festival kicks off in northern provinces
The Long Tong (going to the field) festival got underway in Bo Lu field,
Nam Mau commune, Ba Be district of Bac Kan province on February 19
(the tenth day of the first lunar month).
Festival celebrates nation’s legendary mother
A festival to commemorate the nation’s legendary mother, Au Co,
officially started at Au Co Temple in Ha Hoa district in the northern
midland province of Phu Tho on February 16, the seventh day of the first