Front leader visits General Giap

Politburo member and President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Huynh Dam on April 20 paid a visit to General Vo Nguyen Giap on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the liberation of south Vietnam and National Re-unification Day, which falls on April 30.

Coastal city draws the crowds

Vung Tau is well known as one of southern Vietnam's most popular tourist destinations thanks to enjoy beautiful sunsets, white sand beaches and numerous water activities.
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Ethnology museum readies festivities

The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology will organise a series of interesting events to celebrate Tet holidays from Feb. 19-21, promising an enjoyable experience combining traditional images, sounds and foods of Vietnam’s diverse people and regions.

Countdown for New Year begins

Traditional Tet favourites like calligraphy markets and flower fairs have begun in HCM City in the week before the lunar New Year.
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Tay ethnic group’s charming village

Located in the heart of the Ba Be National Park in northern Bac Kan province, Pac Ngoi hamlet is one of a few hamlets that still keeps to the traditions, customs and habits of the Tay ethnic group, the second largest ethnic group in Vietnam.

Temple honours timeless love

Located only 20 km south from Hanoi is the temple of Tien Dung Chu Dong Tu, a place to worship the immortal love between Princess Tien Dung and a poor fisherman, Chu Dong Tu.

Major cities get ready to cheer family values

Cultural and sports activities and competitions for families will be among the dozens of activities held in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City this week to celebrate National Family Day, June 28.