Ancient Japanese coins found in central province (Wednesday, March 14,2018)
The provincial museum of central Ha Tinh province has announced the discovery of some Nagasaki metal coins at archeological sites in the locality.
US news website names Hanoi among 13 best places to visit in March (Wednesday, March 14,2018)
As winter's cold grip loosens on Hanoi, the city has been named one of the ideal travel destinations for March by American-based Business Insider.
Le Tuan Minh tops HDBank chess tournament after sixth round (Wednesday, March 14,2018)
International Master Le Tuan Minh defeated Grandmaster Gordievsky Dmitry of Russia at the HDBank International Chess Open Tournament’s sixth-round match in Hanoi on March 13 to replace his rival at the top position.
Ban Flower Festival 2018 to open in Dien Bien (Tuesday, March 13,2018)
The Ban Flower Festival 2018 will take place in Dien Bien from March 17-19, with many new activities to attract visitors to the northern mountainous province, said the organising board.
Vietnam U16 second in Japan-ASEAN friendly football tourney (Tuesday, March 13,2018)
Vietnam’s U16 team finished second in the Japan-ASEAN friendly football tournament after losing 0-1 to Indonesia in the final on March 12.
Cultural event helps revive ao dai for men (Tuesday, March 13,2018)
Vietnamese places second at Chambéry French Grand Prix (Tuesday, March 13,2018)
Nguyen Thi That came second in the 16th Grand Prix of Chambéry cycling tournament on March 11 in the district of Chambéry-le-Vieux in Savoie, France.
Hoi An hosts third int’l food festival (Tuesday, March 13,2018)
The third Hoi An International Food Festival 2018 - “Taste the World” is taking place in Hoi An city, the central province of Quang Nam, from March 11-17.
Vietnam asks for FIDE’s help in organising big chess tournaments (Monday, March 12,2018)
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked the World Chess Federation (FIDE) to help Vietnam with the organisation of big tournaments and refereeing work.
Ben Tre hosts Mekong Delta Francophone Day (Monday, March 12,2018)
The 21st Francophone Day of the Mekong Delta opened in Ben Tre on March 11 in celebration of the International Francophonie Day (March 20) and to mark the 45th anniversary of the Vietnam – France diplomatic ties (April 12).
Candied coconut - traditional Tet flavor in a bite (Friday, March 9,2018)
For people in southern provinces, mứt dừa (candied coconut) is an indispensable dish during Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
Thousands of people join Bulgarian rose festival in Hanoi (Friday, March 9,2018)
Thousands of people on March 8 attended the opening of the second “Bulgarian Rose Festival with Friends 2018” at Hanoi’s West Lake Water Park.
Charm of traditional Ao Dai highlighted at HCM City talks (Friday, March 9,2018)
The charm of Vietnamese traditional Ao Dai (long dress) was the main theme of a talk in HCM City on March 8 as part of the fifth Ao Dai festival in the city.
Thanh Hoa lose to Bali United at AFC Cup (Friday, March 9,2018)
The runners-up of V.League 1, FLC Thanh Hoa FC, lost to Bali United of Indonesia 1-3 in the third match of Group G of AFC Cup 2018 on March 7.
Binh Duong int’l women’s cycling tournament opens (Friday, March 9,2018)
The annual Binh Duong International Women’s Cycling Tournament - Biwase Cup 2018 opened in Thu Dau Mot city in the southern province of Binh Duong on March 8.
Four Vietnamese women artists display works in China (Friday, March 9,2018)
Four Vietnamese women artists are showcasing their paintings at the Spring Song Art Exhibition in Nanjing, capital of China’s Jiangsu province.
Project encourages youths to replicate royal costumes (Thursday, March 8,2018)
A project launched by the Vietnam Centre, a non-profit organisation established last year by a group of Vietnamese-Australian students, has encouraged young people to replicate traditional Vietnamese clothes worn by royalty of various dynasties.
Vietnamese classic films to be screened for free (Thursday, March 8,2018)
Dozens of classic Vietnamese movies will be screened for free at movie theatres nationwide from March 9 to 15 to celebrate 65 years since the day President Ho Chi Minh founded Vietnam’s revolutionary cinema on March 15.
Photo exhibition on Truong Sa to tour Hanoi, Hung Yen, Lam Dong (Thursday, March 8,2018)
A photo exhibition themed “Truong Sa Vitality – the Colour of Youth” will be held in Hanoi, Hung Yen and Lam Dong from March 9 to April 22.
Vietnamese movie to compete at Seoul festival (Thursday, March 8,2018)
The Vietnamese film O Day Co Nang (Here Comes The Sun) will compete at the 6th Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival 2018 (GUKIFF) from May 10 to 17.
Southern Traditional Cake Festival returns to Can Tho (Thursday, March 8,2018)
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will host the seventh Southern Traditional Cake Festival from April 25-29, said the local People’s Committee on March 7.
Le Loi stele named as national treasure (Tuesday, March 6,2018)
A stone stele created during the reign of King Le Thai To (1428-1433) in the northwest mountainous border province of Lai Chau has been recognised as national treasure and the memorial site for the king has been listed as a national historical site.
Old Vietnamese education, imperial examinations on spotlight (Tuesday, March 6,2018)
An exhibition is underway in Hanoi, displaying over 50 photos, documents and items reflecting the old Vietnamese education and examinations.
RoK choreographer to perform Truyen Kieu-based dance (Tuesday, March 6,2018)
Choreographer Chun Yoo-oh from the Republic of Korea (RoK) will stage a contemporary dance based on Truyen Kieu (The Tale of Kieu), a masterpiece by the great poet Nguyen Du, at the HCM City Opera House this weekend.
700-year-old clay mould unearthed in central province (Monday, March 5,2018)
A clay mould in the form of a Bodhi leaf, dating back 700 years, has been unearthed among other valuable antiques at an excavation site in the central province of Ha Tinh.
Ritual prays for peace in Con Son – Kiep Bac festival (Monday, March 5,2018)
A heaven-earth sacrificing ritual was held on March 4 at Ngu Nhac Mountain in Con Son – Kiep Bac special national relic site in the northern province of Hai Duong.
Da Nang City hosts slew of festive events (Monday, March 5,2018)
The central city of Da Nang plans to organise a wide range of cultural and festive programmes along the banks of the Han River at weekends and on public holidays to attract more international and local tourists.
Over 3,000 people in ao dai join mass performance in HCM City (Monday, March 5,2018)
Over 3,000 people of different ages in traditional long dress (ao dai) joined a mass performance in Nguyen Hue pedestrian street on March 4, a highlight of the fifth Ho Chi Minh City Ao Dai Festival from March 3-25.
Spiritual tourism needs more boost (Monday, March 5,2018)
Spiritual tourism has become an indispensable part in spiritual life for many people. However, currently spiritual tourism is only popular during special occasions like during the spring festival. To tap the sector’s potential, it’s necessary to develop more activities to create a complete tourism product.
Hanoi to host second Bulgarian rose festival (Monday, March 5,2018)
A Bulgarian rose festival – the second of its kind – will kick off next week in Hanoi’s Water Park near the West Lake, organisers have said.