Buffalo fighting: An ancient tradition preserved
06:00 | 28/03/2021 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - The buffalo has long been a close friend of Vietnam’s farmers, as reflected in the saying, “buffalo goes first, plow follows”. In many villages, however, buffalo are also known for their powerful fighting performances and the luck they are believed to bring spectators.
Yes we Khen
06:00 | 21/03/2021 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - Those visiting the ancient town of Dong Van in Ha Giang Province on the Lunar New Year will hear the plaintive sounds of the Khen echoing over the mountains and forests along the Vietnam-China border emanating from the Mong Panpipe Festival.
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.
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.