The Pi Le trumpet: The sounds of Dao life
06:00 | 20/03/2021 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - Along with Nem drums, cymbals and gongs, the Pi Le trumpet is an important musical instrument in the religious and cultural life of the Dao people. It is the sound of mountains and forests, and also the call of the Dao people in spring. During the Tet Lunar New Year holiday, the sound of the trumpet reminds people to preserve their original identities.
Greening Vietnam: One billion trees to be planted by 2025
08:00 | 10/03/2021 Environment
(VEN) - Under a program for planting at least one billion trees in 2021-2025, 690 million trees will be planted around urban and rural areas and 310 other million trees will be cultivated in protected, special, and production forests. The target for this year is 182 million trees, with 204.5 million to be planted each year in the 2022-2025 period.
The attraction of Ponagar Temple Tower
06:00 | 09/03/2021 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - Despite the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic, the relic complex of the Ponagar Temple Towers in the southcentral coastal city of Nha Trang is always busy, daily welcoming more than 500 tourists and local residents who come to visit the goddess Thien Y A Na.
Vietnam taps domestic tourism as vehicle to drive industry recovery
06:00 | 07/03/2021 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - Vietnam expected to welcome over 20 million foreign visitors in 2020 as per the Politburo’s target. The year got off to a promising start with two million foreign visitors in January, but the ensuing eruption of the Covid-19 pandemic inflicted heavy losses on the global tourism market, and on Vietnam’s, too. The domestic tourism market was also seriously affected after two outbreaks of the pandemic.
Hanoi to re-open religious establishments, relic sites on March 8
07:00 | 06/03/2021 Society
Religious establishments, relic sites and tourist attractions in Hanoi will re-open on March 8 with preventive measures being still in place after they were temporarily closed to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Chu Xuan Dung said at a meeting on March 5.