Chuyen My pearl inlay fascinates foreigners
10:58 | 14/11/2014 Entertainment
(VEN) - At the 2014 festival to honor Phu Xuyen's traditional craft villages, two American students, Cece Carsky Bush and Gabrielle von Bradsky, spoke enthusiastically to visitors about the fine art objects of Chuyen My craft village, which are already being exported to their home country.
Thac Ba Lake: An ideal ecological tourist place
17:00 | 13/11/2014 Entertainment
(VEN) - As being mentioned in the song “Night at Thac Ba Lake” by musician Phung Chien, anyone who visited Thac Ba lake once cannot be able to forget his good memory about it. Thac Ba Lake is located to the Northwest of Vietnam, it is considered as “Ha Long Bay on mountain”. Being one of the three biggest lakes of Vietnam, Thac Ba was made during the time that the Thac Ba hydropower station was being built from 1961-1971. Thac Ba Lake is in Yen Binh and Luc Yen districts, 13 kilometers from Yen Bai City along the road from Yen Bai to Hanoi. The lake has a length of over 89km and a width of 8-12km. Its depth is 50-60 meters. There are more than 1,300 islands scattering in an area of nearly 23,500 hectares with many beautiful caves on limestone mountains. This causes a fanciful and sparkling but friendly and charming beauty of Thac Ba.
First Thai Ethnic Cultural Festival nears
15:36 | 11/11/2014 Entertainment
(VEN) - The first Thai Ethnic Cultural Festival is scheduled to take place in mid-December in Lai Chau attracting eight provinces – Lai Chau, Dien Bien, Hoa Binh, Son La, Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Nghe An and Thanh Hoa.
Japan Film Festival returns to HCMC
16:31 | 10/11/2014 Entertainment
(VEN) - The Japanese Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), the Japan Cultural Department and the Japan Image Council (JAPIC) will together launch the 2014 Japan Film Festival from November 13-18 at BDH Star Cineplex Icon 68, Bitexco Financial Tower, under the theme, “New Wind Returns - Japanese Film and Animation 2014”.