Plan to develop Tan Trao tourism site approved
15:43 | 26/02/2018 Travel
The northern province of Tuyen Quang held a ceremony at Tan Trao Square, Son Duong district on February 24 to announce the Prime Minister's decision to approve the master plan for development of Tan Trao national tourist site for 2030.
Yen Tu spring festival 2018 opens
15:17 | 26/02/2018 Culture & Art
The Yen Tu Spring Festival officially opened on February 25, the 10th day of the first lunar month, at the Yen Tu historical site in Uong Bi city, in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
Once-a-year market offers luck for sale
16:48 | 23/02/2018 Culture & Art
From the afternoon of the 7th day of the first lunar month (February 22), people have flocked to the northern province of Nam Dinh for a unique market which is held once a year for a peculiar sell off of bad luck, and for the purchase of good luck for the year to come.
The taste of Tet in Vietnam’s south
13:47 | 22/02/2018 Culture & Art
(VEN) - No holiday anywhere is complete without its typical, traditional foods and Tet is no exception. The Tet food has a dual purpose – for the enjoyment of family and guests gatherings and for offerings in ancestor and spirit worship.
The sole remaining iron forger on Hanoi’s Lo Ren Street
10:33 | 21/02/2018 Culture & Art
(VEN) - From the very early times of Vietnamese history, agriculture has played a vital role in the country’s economy, generating a constant demand for farming tools and strong growth of their production. So important was the production of such tools that an entire street was named Lo Ren - forging furnace - in the old quarter of Hanoi.