The Cham ethnic minority people, followers of Balamon religion, in central Ninh Thuan province are holding their traditional Kate festival, the biggest annual festival of Cham people, from September 28-30, 2008.
On November 4th, 2008 the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, sent an urgent telegram announcing the postponement of the culture, sports and tourism festival of ethnic minority groups in the Northern region because of the heavy rains and flooding.
Lang Co is an ideal place for beach swimming lovers. Situated on the central coast of Vietnam with many famous beautiful beaches, Lang Co with its gradually slopping, white sand, blue sea, and the average temperature of 25oC in the summer, is an attractive destination for both domestic and international tourists.
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Sinh Hung has given the People’s Committee of the central highland province of Lam Dong the go-ahead to hold a Dalat Flower Festival to celebrate the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.
A culinary art show was opened in the northern province of Thai Binh on October 13 to illustrate food specialties from 10 provinces and cities in the Red River Delta originally living on wet rice growing.