A heady brew of coffee and culture
15:38 | 29/03/2017 Culture & Art
(VEN) - The 6th Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival and the Central Highlands Gong Culture Festival 2017 took place from March 8 to 13 in the city of Buon Ma Thuot, Dak Lak Province.
Hanh Thien: A fish-shaped feudal village
11:20 | 27/03/2017 Culture & Art
(VEN) - A 600-year-old village is the subject of intense interest by researchers due to its unique shape and outstanding cultural and historical values. The village of Hanh Thien in Xuan Truong District of the northern coastal province of Nam Dinh is an architectural complex shaped like a carp fish.
Indian Holi festival celebrated in Hanoi
11:03 | 21/03/2017 Culture & Art
Holi, the festival of colours, is a traditional festival celebrated by Hindus in India and several other countries. Those who joined the event in Hanoi on March 19 were treated to an array of Indian dishes and had the chance to throw colourful powder at each other.
Exhibition of national treasures: Effective cultural diplomacy
14:43 | 09/03/2017 Culture & Art
(VEN) - A bronze drum cast more than 2,000 years ago, and a manuscript written almost 100 years ago, are among 18 national treasures being exhibited together for the first time at the Vietnam National Museum of History in Hanoi. These valuable heritage objects carry messages from the past and reflect the quintessence of Vietnamese history and culture.