The seventh Traditional Craft Festival is scheduled to take place in the ancient imperial city of Hue, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, from April 28 to May 2, announced the provincial People’s Committee on March 2.
As many as 150 cherry blossom trees and 7,000 cherry blossom branches imported from Japan will be put on show in downtown Hanoi as part of a Japanese cultural exchange in Hanoi slated for March 10 – 12.
Vietnamese athlete Nguyen Van An ranked 30th out of 43 athletes in the qualifying round of the men’s slalom of Alpine Skiing, the last sport for Vietnam at the Asian Winter Games which closed in Sapporo, Japan on February 26.
Vietnamologist Daria Mishukova started pursuing Vietnamese studies and language in 1995, when she was a freshman majoring in Oriental Studies at Far Eastern University, Russia. Two years later, she took her first step into Vietnam.