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.
Taste of Australia 2018
11:46 | 19/03/2018 Culture & Art
(VEN) - Taste of Australia, the annual celebration of Australian food, beverages, cuisine, and culture throughout Vietnam, will be back in this April. This celebration promotes Australian culinary culture and education in the Vietnamese market, but also expands knowledge of Australian creative industries such as fashion, design and music.