Upcoming entertainment and cultural events in Vietnam's major cities on October 3-9.
With an ambition to promote and preserve national traditions, a young artist in Hanoi is redesigning and giving traditional Hang Trong folk paintings a new life in her own style.
The Nine Dynastic Urns, built in late 1835 and completed in early 1837, was recognised as a national treasure in 2012, and considered the most valuable bronze works in Vietnam.
Apart from peach flower and marumi kumquat, Vietnamese, especially southerners, often celebrate the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival with yellow apricot blossom (Ochna integerrima) that symbolises good luck, wealth, good health, happiness and love.
Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos have always been sacred integral parts of Vietnam, as the country has historical evidence and a fully legal basis to affirm its sovereignty over the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa in accordance with international law.
In 1987, when revisiting the old battlefield, some American veterans who used to fight in Vietnam decided to do something to correct the mistakes of the past.
Visiting pagodas during the Lunar New Year festival is not merely an activity associated with Buddhism but it has become an age-old cultural tradition, and an indispensable part in Vietnamese people’s spiritual life
Calligraphy originated from the art of writing. It has long been considered part of Vietnamese culture and has considerable effect on Vietnam’s socio-economy.
HCMC’s annual Book Street Festival on the lunar New Year opened on January 29 (on the 27th day of the last month).