• Bac Ninh focuses on preserving cultural heritages

    Bac Ninh focuses on preserving cultural heritages

    06/05/2013 03:08

    Among the province’s cultural heritage, love duet singing (Quan ho) and ceremonial singing (Ca tru) are the most outstanding. In 2009, Quan ho was recognised by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity. The same year, Ca tru was also listed by UNESCO as an intangible...

  • Southern Fruit Festival 2013 set for early June

    Southern Fruit Festival 2013 set for early June

    04/05/2013 03:33

    The Southern Fruit Festival, which debuted in 2004, has become a popular cultural tourism activity honouring the agricultural values of the southern region in particular and Vietnam in general. The event will have 50 booths from 21 provinces of cities in the Southern region and...

  • Vietnam turns to culture as part of tourism revival effort

    Vietnam turns to culture as part of tourism revival effort

    04/05/2013 03:26

    Thebid to winback trade and showcase the very best of the nation began with the 2013 Hue city Traditional Craft Festival which took place from April 27 to May 1. During the five-day festival, over 1,000 youngsters from across the city participated in a drawing competition under the theme...

  • Long holidays bring the opportunities to overcharge tourists

    Long holidays bring the opportunities to overcharge tourists

    03/05/2013 06:24

    Travel firms say one thing and do another A lot of travel firms announced noisy sale promotion campaigns, offering big discount rates for the tours. They explained that they had to sell tours at a loss to stimulate the demand in the context of the low demand. However, travelers...

  • One – Pillar Pagoda Recognized as Asia’s Most Unique

    One – Pillar Pagoda Recognized as Asia’s Most Unique

    03/05/2013 02:05

    This once again affirmed the nearly-thousand year old pagoda’s historical and architectural values. Mot Cot Pagoda is also called “Lien Hoa Dai” because its architecture looks like a lotus blossom in the lake According to “Dai Viet su ky toan thu” (the...

  • Quang Ninh puts high hopes on spiritual tourism

    Quang Ninh puts high hopes on spiritual tourism

    02/05/2013 01:33

    A report showed that the number of tourists to Quang Ninh in the first three moths of the year increased by 1.2 times more than the number of tourists to the Ha Long Bay. The figure can show the attractiveness of the spiritual tourism, though the product is still in the first stage of...

  • Da Nang International Fireworks Competition opens

    Da Nang International Fireworks Competition opens

    02/05/2013 01:24

    Apart from annual activities such as floating flower garlands and colourful lanterns and boat procession on Han River, street music performances and displays of souvenirs and stone statues, visitorshad a chance to attend an exhibition entitled "Vietnam's Hoang Sa: historical evidence",...

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