Asia Pacific Poetry Festival opens
The Asia Pacific Poetry Festival will be held in Quang Ninh province and the capital city Hanoi from February 2nd to February 5th.
Costa Crociere S.p.A. to send one more cruise ship to Viet Nam
Besides the Costa Classica cruise ship, Costa Crociere S.p.A. this year plans to send one more luxury vessel named Costa Victoria to bring international visitors to the country.
HCMC welcomes 310,000 foreign tourists in January
In January 2012, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) received 310,000 foreign tourist arrivals, reported the city Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism.
Programme honours Vietnamese culture
A programme entitled ‘Spring Honours National Culture’ was held at the Sui Pagoda historical and cultural site in Gia Lam district, Hanoi on February 6, the fifteenth day of the first lunar month.
Concert to marks 20th anniversary of Vietnam – Korea diplomatic ties
A concert marking the 20th anniversary of Vietnam –Korea diplomatic relations took place at the Grand Plaza hotel in Hanoi on February 6.
Spanish photographer falls in love with Vietnam
Ramón Fernández, a Spanish photographer, has expressed his love for Vietnam through nearly 40 black and white photos which are on display at an exhibition in Navia city in the Asturias Autonomous Region of Spain.
Hue antiquities to become national treasures
Three out of ten artifact groups in the central city of Hue have been listed for recognition as national treasures, including nine sacred cannons, nine urns and a great bell, said an official on Feb. 7.
Hai Luu Buffalo Fighting Festival 2012 opens in Vinh Phuc
On February 7, the Hai Luu traditional buffalo fighting festival 2012 was organised in Vinh Phuc.
Programme to honour Phu Tho’s Xoan singing
An eighty-minute programme featuring Xoan (Spring) singing from the ancestral land of Phu Tho will take place at the Hung Kings temple historical site on February 18.
Hanoi receives 500 cherry trees from Japan
A Vietnam-Japan friendship association in Chukyo, Japan, presented 500 cherry trees to Hanoi on February 11.