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.
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.
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.