Authorities to monitor festivals Society

Authorities to monitor festivals

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has created new regulations to improve the management and organisation of festivals in 2015.
International workshop promotes Bai choi singing Culture - Sports

International workshop promotes Bai choi singing

An international workshop on Vietnam’s Bai choi singing and similar arts in the world opened in Quy Nhon city, the central province of Binh Dinh on January 13, attracting the participation of more than 100 domestic and foreign researchers and artists.
Society

Sa Dec horticulture village busy preparing for Tet

During the days ahead of the lunar New Year (Tet) which this year falls on January 31, Sa Dec horticulture village in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is resplendent with a wide variety of flowers in full bloom.
Culture - Sports

Hue rice husking chant sweetens people's lifestyles

Central Thua Thien-Hue province is famous for chanty. Previously, the chanty is popular in all regions of the country, especially in the central region. Chanty is important to the folk type of Vietnam. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism web portal provides an indepth look at the folk cultural activities full of Hue character.
Politics

Prime Minister requests traffic safety during Tet

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on February 12 sent an official telegram requiring relevant agencies to intensify measures taken to assure traffic safety during the remaining days of the Tet holiday and upcoming 2013 spring festivals.
Society

Spiritual tourism thrives in Quang Ninh

The northern province of Quang Ninh is not only popular with visitors for its landscape, notably UNESCO-recognised world heritage Ha Long Bay, but is also attractive thanks to its ample spiritual tourist areas.
Pilgrims flock to spring festivals nationwide Society

Pilgrims flock to spring festivals nationwide

Nationwide, tens of thousands of monks, nuns, Buddhist followers and tourists have flocked to pagodas and Spring festivals at the beginning of the new year, wishing for peace, good weather, happiness and prosperity for all people.