09:55 | 14/02/2020 Culture & Art
(VEN) - The colorful and exciting unicorn/lion/dragon dance, a traditional Vietnamese custom, is usually performed on festivals and major occasions, particularly during Tet (the Lunar New Year holiday).
12:35 | 09/02/2020 Culture & Art
(VEN) - The Pa Then people are perhaps one of Vietnam’s smallest ethnic minorities but their mysterious ritual fire dance resonates far beyond their communities in the northeastern provinces of Ha Giang and Tuyen Quang.
Festival season in Ninh Binh Province beckons to visitors
16:37 | 16/01/2020 Culture & Art
(VEN) - The festival season from January to March of the lunar calendar beckons to visitors to Ninh Binh Province, where they can enjoy the spring, attend the Bai Dinh Pagoda festival, and sightsee at the Trang An Landscape Complex - a World Cultural and Natural Heritage site recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Chu Dau Pottery: Revitalizing Vietnam’s cultural quintessence
10:21 | 01/12/2019 Culture & Art
(VEN) - Chu Dau pottery from Nam Sach District in the northern province of Hai Duong was an elite pottery genre of the 13th century “rice civilization” and was honored as royal symbols at the end of 17th century. After centuries of waning popularity, the historic handicraft has been revitalized and is currently being preserved and promoted by the Chu Dau Ceramic JS Company.
Da Lat blooms as it prepares for Flower Festival
16:12 | 19/11/2019 Entertainment
(VEN) - The eighth Flower Festival of Da Lat City, scheduled for December 20-24 in Da Lat and Bao Loc cities in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, is expected to welcome about 300,000 visitors. The colorful biennial event honors the city’s flower industry and Da Lat as a leading tourist destination.
World of Italian cuisine returns to Vietnam
14:58 | 13/11/2019 Culture & Art
(VEN) - The World Week of Italian Cuisine is celebrated across the globe from November 18-24. In Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) and other provinces in southern and central Vietnam, the calendar of related events will stretch from November 18 to December 1.