Yen Tu Buddhist spring festival begins
09:35 | 10/02/2014 Entertainment
Thousands of domestic and foreign tourists and Buddhist dignitaries flocked to the Yen Tu Pagoda in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh to join the Spring Festival, which officially opened on February 9, the tenth day of the first lunar month.
Dark Grotto tour opens this month
09:27 | 10/02/2014 Entertainment
Ke Bang National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site in the central province of Quang Binh, will launch an adventure tour at Toi Cave (Dark Grotto) this month, according to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang Tourism Centre.
Special horse race festivals in Vietnam
14:00 | 08/02/2014 Entertainment
(VEN) - As the time goes by, the scales and modes to organize horse race festivals have changed. However, each race have maintained their original cultural features which remain very attractive to visitors.
Tay Ho Market in Hanoi: Not just for selling and buying
14:00 | 06/02/2014 Entertainment
(VEN) - The market on last days of the Lunar New Year has about 20 tables displaying mostly food and agricultural products instead of specific goods of the Tet Holidays such as alcohol or jams. Sellers and buyers were both foreigners and Vietnamese. Nearby, there were also dozens of foreigners and Vietnamese who gathered in knots talking in a familiar way. That was what I saw at the Tay Ho Market on a Saturday morning near Tet.
Nguyen Thi Hien’s FLOWS exhibitions
14:00 | 05/02/2014 Entertainment
(VEN) - Artist Nguyen Thi Hien, senior daughter of well known writer Kim Lan, was successful with the The Fifth Flow: the Words exhibition in 2011, which was considered a valuable example of Vietnamese contemporary arts. And this year, she continued with the The Sixth Flow: the Kids on display at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum, which is intriguing visitors thanks to its simplicity and honesty.
Tet and enjoyable experiences
08:30 | 01/02/2014 Entertainment
(VEN) - Vietnam’s traditional Tet (Lunar New Year Holidays) provides an opportunity to have enjoyable experiences not only for Vietnamese but also for foreigners working and residing in Vietnam. VEN spoke to the representatives of foreign embassies in Vietnam.