Workshop promotes northwestern tourism

14:31 | 18/12/2013 Entertainment

(VEN) - The Lai Chau Province Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism recently launched a workshop to promote tourism in the eight northwestern provinces of Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Phu Tho, Hoa Binh, Son La, Dien Bien, Lai Chau and Ha Giang.
Vietnam’s World Cultural, Natural Heritage Sites Club unveiled

09:57 | 18/12/2013 Entertainment

(VEN) - The Club for World Cultural and Natural Heritage Sites in Vietnam was recently unveiled in Hanoi, hosting authorities of world cultural and natural heritage sites in Vietnam and experts in protection, preservation and development of cultural and natural heritage sites.
National Tourism Year 2014 underlines outstanding events

08:03 | 17/12/2013 Entertainment

(VEN) - The National Tourism Year 2014 will be organized in the Central Highlands with its theme of “High Mountains and Thick Forests of the Central Highlands.” This is an international event that introduces local and international friends to the natural landscape and people of Viet Nam’s Central Highlands region.
Southern folk music honored by UNESCO

16:02 | 16/12/2013 Entertainment

(VEN) - The art of don ca tai tu Nam Bo - a southern folk music genre was unanimously recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Argentina Cultural Week in Vietnam

10:42 | 16/12/2013 Entertainment

(VEN) - The Argentina Cultural Week in Vietnam was launched from December 14-18 in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, marking 40 years of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Argentina, said the International Cooperation Department under the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism.
Vietnam to receive 7.4 million foreign visitors by the year’s end

08:17 | 16/12/2013 Entertainment

(VEN) - The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism said at the 2013 Tourist Business Conference in Hanoi that Vietnam would welcome 7.4 million foreign visitors by the end of this year, plus 35 million domestic tourists, which would together generate VND195 trillion in revenue compared with 6.8 million foreign visitors, 32.5 million domestic tourists and VND160 trillion in 2012.
Mexican newspaper hails Ha Long Bay’s beauty

11:17 | 13/12/2013 Entertainment

Mexican daily El Financiero recently ran an article describing Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay, as an ideal destination for visitors to enjoy peaceful sailing and admire beautiful karst scenery and emerald waters.
France-Vietnam cuisine festival to take place in HCM City

11:01 | 13/12/2013 Entertainment

A France-Vietnam cuisine festival will be held at September 23 Park in Ho Chi Minh City on December 14-15 as the biggest street event of its kind to mark the 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries.
SEA Games 2013: First shooting gold for Vietnam

10:55 | 12/12/2013 Entertainment

Beyond experts’ expectations, marksman Thanh Dat was awarded a gold medal in the men’s 50m Rifle Prone in Myanmar on December 11.
Nation honors King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong

14:39 | 10/12/2013 Entertainment

(VEN) - A ceremony to commemorate the 705th anniversary of the attainment of Nirvana of King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong, the founder of Vietnam Zen Buddhism, was held at Yen Tu Mountain in northeastern Quang Ninh on December 3. On this occasion, a bronze statue of the King-Monk was placed on Yen Tu Mountain where his passage to Nirvana took place.
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