Tet cakes rise as popular exports

09:05 | 19/02/2015 Entertainment

(VEN) - Banh chung (square glutinous rice cake) has become a treat synonymous with Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year). It is an indispensable part of every Vietnamese family’s offerings to their ancestors during Tet holidays. Not simply a type of food, banh chung is part of the Vietnamese culture and symbolizes the importance of rice in both Vietnamese agriculture and the national culture overall.
Reproduction of Lao Cai traditional markets in Hanoi

10:57 | 05/02/2015 Entertainment

Traditional markets in the northwestern mountainous province of Lao Cai, including Bac Ha, Van Ban and Sa Pa love market are being reproduced in the Spring Festival 2015 in Hanoi from February 2-15.
Da Lat flower plantation ready for Tet

09:43 | 05/02/2015 Entertainment

Flower reapers in Da Lat city in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong are working around the clock to prepare for flower harvests and transport to other cities and provinces.
Series of events to popularise Vietnamese literature

09:48 | 04/02/2015 Entertainment

A series of events will be held in early March to popularise Vietnamese literature among the international community, which will collectively draw about 550 writers, poets, and translators from the country and 40 other nations and territories.
Vietnam’s destinations increasingly popular with Iranian tourists

09:44 | 04/02/2015 Entertainment

Vietnam has great tourism potential with its myriad of fascinating destinations attracting international visitors, Vietnamese Ambassador to Iran Nguyen Hong Thach told Iranian Safar Magazine.
First 5-star express train in Vietnam

09:05 | 03/02/2015 Entertainment

The first 5-star express train has been launched on the north-south railway line, providing high-quality services for passengers.
Incentive tours for visitors to Hoi An

09:04 | 03/02/2015 Entertainment

The central city of Hoi An plans to attract around 2 million visitors, including more than 1 million foreigners this year.
Spring Press Festival to take place in Hanoi

09:00 | 03/02/2015 Entertainment

The largest-ever Spring Press Festival 2015 will be held at Giang Vo Exhibition Centre in Hanoi from February 7 to 10, to mark the founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, and welcome spring and new opportunities for the nation, according to a Feb. 2 press briefing.
Homeland Spring” programme to fascinate OVs

08:57 | 02/02/2015 Entertainment

The annual “Xuan Que Huong” (Homeland Spring) programme this year will be organised in Ho Chi Minh City on February 7-8 with various traditional cultural activities for overseas Vietnamese who are to enjoy the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival in Vietnam.
Da Nang to host 7th int’l firework competition

08:46 | 02/02/2015 Entertainment

The 7th Da Nang International Fireworks Competition (DIFC) 2015 will take place in the central city on April 28-29, t he municipal People’s Committee announced on January 30.
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