Vietnam joins ASEAN bazaar in Argentina
11:15 | 23/04/2018 Culture & Art
The Vietnamese Embassy in Argentina, in collaboration with diplomatic agencies of Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia, organized an annual bazaar on April 21 to promote cultural exchanges and introduce the nations’ images and people.
Then singing, the quintessence of ethnic culture
14:57 | 20/04/2018 Culture & Art
(VEN) - The 2018 Then Singing and Tinh Musical Instrument Festival, the sixth event of its kind, will take place in the northwestern province of Ha Giang on May 13 and 14. The festival is expected to attract domestic and foreign visitors seeking to discover traditional values of Vietnamese culture, and to help the highland locality promote tourism development.
Unique Bai Choi art form wins international recognition
11:20 | 13/04/2018 Culture & Art
(VEN) - Bai Choi singing, a folk music genre practiced in Vietnam’s central region, has been added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Department of Cultural Heritage.
Old is beautiful: HCMC’s Ba Thien Hau Pagoda
11:12 | 09/04/2018 Culture & Art
(VEN) - With its special Chinese architectural style and variety of 18th century antiques, the Ba Thien Hau Pagoda is a destination for domestic and foreign tourists who want to discover the cultural distinctions of Ho Chi Minh City.
Artisan helps restore traditional wood decoration craft
14:25 | 02/04/2018 Culture & Art
(VEN) - Kieu Ky Commune in Hanoi’s Gia Lam District is renowned for its wood painting and decoration craft, including gold lamination. The craft that at times sank into oblivion is being preserved and developed by various artisans, notably Le Ba Chung, who has devoted 37 years of his life to this artistry.
“Canadian Delicacies” promotes culinary specialties to Vietnamese consumers
09:30 | 28/03/2018 Culture & Art
(VEN) - Canadian beef, fish and shellfish, wine, craft beer, maple syrup, fruits and many other Canadian culinary specialties were showcased to Vietnamese food businesses, hospitality industry at the Gala Reception “Canadian Delicacies” in Ho Chi Minh City, on March 26. The event is a part of Canadian food promotion activities in March and April 2018.