West lake lotus tea – a quintessence of Hanoians Videos

West lake lotus tea – a quintessence of Hanoians

“Thien co de nhat tra” (The most premium tea of time) West Lake lotus tea, made with lotus flower grown in West Lake, Hanoi, symbolizes the quintessence of the capital’s culture. The best time for making lotus tea is from the end of May to Sept. when lotuses bloom over iconic West Lake. It requires a meticulous and time-consuming process to make the tea in a traditional way.
Lotus tea - a special gift from Hanoi Society

Lotus tea - a special gift from Hanoi

For a long time, villages around the West Lake in Quang Ba, Tay Ho and Nghi Tam in Hanoi have been well known for making lotus tea. It is the scented tea that forms the delicate art of enjoying lotus tea- a special gift of Hanoians.
Hanoians enchanted by white lotus flowers Videos

Hanoians enchanted by white lotus flowers

West Lake is famed for fragrant lotus flowers that captivate the hearts of all Hanoians. Twenty kilometres from the hustle and bustle of the centre of Vietnam’s capital, however, another lotus lake also attracts a host of visitors coming to take the perfect photo.
Japanese organisation willing to fund Hanoi river clean-up Environment

Japanese organisation willing to fund Hanoi river clean-up

The Japan Environment and Business Organisation (JEBO) has said it is willing to pay all costs to clean the heavily polluted To Lich River and West Lake in Hanoi following a remark by an environment official saying the firm's sewage treatment technology had failed.
Ministry to consider applying Japanese water tech widely Environment

Ministry to consider applying Japanese water tech widely

The noxious odour and level of mud in the To Lich River and West Lake in Hanoi have decreased dramatically since nano-bioreactor technology has been applied, according to a representative of the Japan Environment and Trade Promotion Organisation (JETRO).
Seven dead after musical gala, testing positive for drug Society

Seven dead after musical gala, testing positive for drug

Seven persons died after participating in the Autumn Music Gala at the West Lake Water Park in Hanoi’s Tay Ho district on September 16 night, the city police confirmed on September 17, adding that all of them tested positive for drugs.