Noi Buon Chien Tranh (The Sorrow of War), the well-known novel by Bao Ninh, has once again received a regional literary award in the Republic of Korea.
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh recently launched the construction of a Khmer cultural and tourism village at a total cost of VND 25.8 billion (USD 1.12 million).
A man in the southern province of Vinh Long has found a statue dated around 1,400 years old and worth roughly VND7.5 billion (USD340,909).
Strolling around museums in Hanoi gives a glimpse into Vietnam’s history and its people.
The French-style architecture of Saigon (now HCM City) during the XVII – XX century is being brought to the public via 300 rare photos and documents displayed on Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street in HCM City’s District 1.
A collection of nearly 70 photos taken by Swiss physician and bacteriologist Alexandre Yersin are placed on display at an exhibition in Morges, Switzerland to commemorate the 75th anniversary of his death (1943-2018).
Two royal stone beds at the temple worshiping King Dinh Tien Hoang in the northern province of Ninh Binh have been recognised as national treasure.
On Saturday, November 17, (from 9 am till 4.30 pm) Vietnamese and foreign visitors can attend one of Hanoi’s most interesting cultural events: Craft Link’s Handicraft Bazaar.
About 70 photos are on display at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology to show the lives of the Bru - Van Kieu ethnic people of central Vietnam.
Ca Tru singing troupes from 13 provinces and cities nationwide will gather in the central province of Ha Tinh early next month for the National Ca Tru (ceremonial singing) Festival 2018.
Before moving to Vietnam five years ago, Jovana Benoit – spouse of the current Haitian Ambassador to Vietnam Jean Lesly Benoit, surfed the Internet to learn about the country. However, not everything she read was positive.
In celebration of Vietnamese Women’s Day (October 20), an exhibition titled “Chay mai nhung dam me” (Forever Passionate) – a gift to the visitors and a tribute to Vietnamese female scientists, those who devoted their whole life into creating useful products for our life, will be organised in Hanoi.
The Ban Flower Festival 2019 in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien will feature activities imbued with the cultural identities of the northwest region.
Vietnam bagged seven gold medals at the 5th International Marionette Festival, which ended on October 15 in Hanoi.
Vietnam will host the United Nations Day of Vesak Celebrations in 2019 and an international Buddhism conference in the northern province of Ha Nam from May 12-14 next year.
Vietnam has added six more cultural icons to the list of national intangible cultural heritages under a recent decision by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
The 5th International Puppet Festival officially opened in Hanoi on October 8 night with the participation of puppeteers from eight countries, including the host Vietnam.