Central Highlands art of wooden sculptures Culture - Sports

Central Highlands art of wooden sculptures

The Central Highlands is not only known for the rich folk culture but is also home to a thousand-year-old treasure of wooden statues. The art of sculpting with wood has interested folklorists because it vividly shows this region’s culture of gongs and epics and the rich spiritual life of ethnic groups living there.
New experience with tour to Bai Dinh pagoda at night Politics

New experience with tour to Bai Dinh pagoda at night

Bai Dinh at night is engulfed in silence and peace. When the sun sets, the whole space here is lit up brightly, making the Buddhist complex holding many Vietnamese records appear with majestic, sparkling and magical beauty.
The temple that rests on the mountain, overlooks the sea Destinations

The temple that rests on the mountain, overlooks the sea

Cua Ong Temple in Cam Pha city, the northeastern coastal province of Quang Ninh, is not only an impressive historical relic site but also a tourist attraction that lures a large number of visitors from far and wide thanks to its charming beauty and sacredness.
Cruising back in time Videos

Cruising back in time

As incomes have continually increased around Vietnam over recent years, cruises have become more familiar among many Vietnamese travellers. But not many know that cruises were first introduced in Vietnam in the early 20th century.
Exploring the most unique temple in the Northeast Travel

Exploring the most unique temple in the Northeast

Quang Ninh's Cua Ong Temple Festival has been recognized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as a National Intangible Cultural Heritage at the end of 2016. And at the end of 2017, Cua Ong Temple is ranked by the Government as a Special National Monument
Nhan Tower: Charm of Cham people Destinations

Nhan Tower: Charm of Cham people

Nhan Tower, known to the locals simply as Cham Tower, is located on a hilltop near Nhan Mountain, on the northern bank of the Da Rang River in Tuy Hoa city, Phu Yen province.
237 kg of drugs seized in major bust Society

237 kg of drugs seized in major bust

The General Department of Vietnam Customs said on September 14 that it had coordinated with competent forces to arrest 11 suspects and seize 237 kg of different narcotics.
Stamps featuring ancient Oc Eo Culture issued Culture - Sports

Stamps featuring ancient Oc Eo Culture issued

A collection of stamps showcasing the objects of Oc Eo Culture that were recognised as national treasures has been issued by the Ministry of Information and Communications in co-ordination with the People's Committee of the southern province of An Giang.
Artisan sustains legacy of clay statue making Videos

Artisan sustains legacy of clay statue making

Clay statues are a traditional type of toy in Vietnam and popular during the Mid-Autumn Festival and Lunar New Year (Tet). They are usually figurines of animals, like turtles and birds, or people dressed in traditional outfits. Today they have lost their popularity, however, and Phùng Đình Giáp and his wife are among the last artisans to still make them.