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Hue festival revives traditional craft

Themed "The quintessence of Vietnamese crafts", Hue Traditional Craft Festival introduced and promoted Vietnam’s traditional handicraft items and specialties.


Man’s antique collection preserves national values

Having developed a great passion for collectibles over more than three decades, Tran Thai Binh in Vinh city owns a rich collection of antiques.

Exhibition of Vietnamese pagodas opens in Ha Nam

A photo exhibition featuring Vietnamese pagodas around the globe has opened at Tam Chuc Pagoda in the northern province of Ha Nam on the occasion of the 16th UN Day of Vesak 2019.


VTV9-Binh Dien Int’l Women's Volleyball Tournament opens

The VTV9-Binh Dien International Women's Volleyball Tournament kicked off in Rach Gia city in the southern province of Kien Giang on May 11.


K-Pop Lovers Festival opens in Hanoi

The Republic of Korea’s B-Boy Crew performed at the K-Pop Lovers Festival being held at Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square in downtown Hanoi this weekend.


Canadian artists show respect for President Ho Chi Minh via paintings

The Canada-Vietnam Society (CVS) on May 11 opened an exhibition in Toronto to introduce paintings that feature late Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh in celebration of his 129th birth anniversary (May 19).


Local student wins Sunrise Sprint Vietnam

The 18-year-old Huynh Anh Khoi, a 12th grader from HCMC, has won Sunrise Sprint Vietnam, a triathlon for amateur athletes and part of the ongoing 2019 IRONMAN 70.3 Vietnam, Asia Pacific Championship.


Int’l choir competition in Hoi An attracts 1,000 artists

Some 1,000 artists will participate in the sixth Vietnam International Choir Competition in Hoi An City from May 15 to 19.


Young Vietnamese eager to read more

Reading books is not only fun but also allows us to create worlds in our own minds.

United legend channels his inner chi at pagoda

His old football team may have disappointed on the pitch this season, but former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs seems content with life as he visits a Buddhist monastery in Viet Nam.

Tran Nhan Tong, the King and the Buddha of the Vietnamese

The UN Day of Vesak Celebrations has become an opportunity to rejoice Buddha's birth in Vietnam, where Buddhist followers number in the millions.


Vietnamese designer Do Manh Cuong holds fashion show in Australia

A 2019 Spring-Summer fashion show titled “Back to nature” of Vietnamese designer Do Manh Cuong took place in Sydney, Australia on May 10.


K-pop idol Rain set for Vietnam performance

Popular Korean pop star and actor Rain will return to Vietnam for the fourth time to perform at the We friend concert 2019, which is scheduled to take place at the Military Zone 7 stadium in Ho Chi Minh city on June 1.


Exhibition inspired by Long Bien Bridge

Inspired by the renowned Long Bien Bridge, artist Dang Viet has recently opened his private exhibition titled “The Bridge” in Hanoi.


Propaganda poster exhibition honours President Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi

A propaganda poster exhibition, highlighting Ho Chi Minh’s life and career, officially opened at the Ho Chi Minh Museum in Hanoi on May 10.


Events in Hanoi & HCM City on May 13-19

A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events to take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

Dispute over Miss Earth tourism

The southern province of Ben Tre and a Hanoi-headquartered company are in dispute over their co-operation contracts with Miss Earth 2018 Nguyen Phuong Khanh.


Exhibition features Nha Trang swiftlet breeding

An exhibition on the swiftlet-breeding sector is being held in the southern central province of Khanh Hoa’s Nha Trang City, displaying more than 60 works.

Plans postponed to pull down Bui Chu old church

Plans to knock down a 134-year-old church in the northern province of Nam Dinh have been postponed.


Ancient Peru on display

Drawings dating from the 16th century reflecting the history of Peru are on display at an exhibition that opened yesterday in Hanoi.