World

ASEAN great unity days to kick off on November 21

The “ASEAN great unity days - One vision, one identity, one community” will be organised at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi on November 21-23, aiming at enhancing mutual understanding and connection among the bloc’s member states.
Bac Giang wakes up tourism potential Society

Bac Giang wakes up tourism potential

Located 50km north of Hanoi, Bac Giang province is considered to be well-suited to develop tourism, especially due to its good transport connections, including road, railway and waterway infrastructure.
Culture - Sports

ASEAN great unity days aim to promote regional connection

The “ASEAN great unity days - One vision, one identity, one community ” will take place at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi from November 21-23, aiming at strengthening mutual understanding and connection among the bloc’s member nations.
Proposal seeks UNESCO heritage status for Bai choi singing Culture - Sports

Proposal seeks UNESCO heritage status for Bai choi singing

Bai choi singing in the central provinces of Binh Dinh, Phu Yen and Quang Nam was listed as a national intangible cultural heritage in late August, a move expected to facilitate the application for recognition of the folk singing as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage in 2016.
Travel

Bac Giang actively promotes tourism

The number of tourists to the northern province of Bac Giang has seen an average growth of around 15 percent in recent years, thanks to its efforts in tapping local tourism potential.
Preservation of Vi-Dam folk singing discussed Culture - Sports

Preservation of Vi-Dam folk singing discussed

Many experts from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) along with domestic and foreign scholars have discussed ways to preserve and promote folk values of Vi-Dam singing in contemporary society.
Bac Ninh – home to innumerable cultural heritages Culture - Sports

Bac Ninh – home to innumerable cultural heritages

The northern province of Bac Ninh is home to many cultural heritage, particularly UNESCO-recognised love duet singing (Quan ho) and ceremonial singing (Ca tru), along with Dau and But Thap pagodas that have recently won special national heritage recognition.
Crowds flock to love duet singing festival Culture - Sports

Crowds flock to love duet singing festival

Thousands of people from different regions across the country have flocked to Tien Du district in northern Bac Ninh province to attend the Lim festival which is dedicated to Quan Ho (love duet singing), part of the world’s intangible cultural heritage.
Society

Artists remember General Giap

General Vo Nguyen Giap has died, but he will forever live in the hearts of millions of Vietnamese people and friends around the world.