For the first-time ever, Vietnam will be hosting the prestigious Asia-Europe New Music Festival – a five-day extravaganza set to kick off on October 8th in Hanoi and Ha Long City.
Bai choi singing in the central provinces of Binh Dinh, Phu Yen and Quang Nam was listed as a national intangible cultural heritage in late August, a move expected to facilitate the application for recognition of the folk singing...
While Hue is offering discount tour packages in an attempt to lure visitors during the low season, more should be invested in the programme to ensure its success.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced the recognition of the Ok-Om-Bok festival as the 4th national intangible cultural heritage of southern Tra Vinh province.
The northeastern province of Phu Tho has devised measures to preserve its cultural assets in the long run, including rituals worshipping the Hung Kings and “xoan” singing.
Nguyen Dang Che and Nguyen Huu Sam from the northern province of Bac Ninh are two of the few remaining artisans specialising in Dong Ho folk painting – a centuries-old tradition deeply engrained in the mind of the Vietnamese...
The Con Son – Kiep Bac Autumn Festival in Hai Duong Province, one of the largest of its kind in the north of Vietnam, will take place from September 8-13 (from the 15th to the 20th day of the eighth lunar month).
VN agencies offer short inbound tours Travel companies in HCM City have rolled out several new one- and two-day inbound tours for the National Day (September 2) holiday.
Viet Nam will ask the UNESCO to take the ancient north Vietnamese ca tru form of traditional singing off the list of endangered world cultural heritage.
Twenty six ca tru (ceremonial singing) troupes from across the nation will gather at a festival hosted by the Vietnam Institute of Musicology from August 26-29 in Hanoi.