Ten notable events in culture, sports and tourism announced

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has just announced the top 10 culture, sports and tourism events of 2019.

Following is the list of 10 outstanding events:

Law on Libraries – A motivation to develop libraries and cultivate reading culture

The Law on Libraries which was adopted in November, 2019 contributes to creating a legal framework for the development of the sector, promoting reading culture and ensuring the right to access information, culture and help the lifelong learning of people.

Swan Lake performed in Vietnam after 35-year absence



Tchikovsky’s ballet masterpiece Swan Lake was last performed in Vietnam was in 1985 under the direction of a Russian expert.

The play was staged again on October 7, 2019 by artists from the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet Theatre as an event to celebrate the theatre’s 60th anniversary.

Vietnam’s Then practice honoured as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Then, a ritual practice in the spiritual life of Tay, Nung and Thai ethnic people in northern mountainous provinces of Vietnam, has been added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in mid-December 2019.

100th anniversary of Cai Luong folk opera

Cai luong is a form of modern folk opera which is particularly popular in southern Vietnam. It is the convergence of southern Vietnamese folk songs, classical music, tuong (traditional opera) and modern spoken drama.

Vietnam success at 30th SEA Games

 

With 98 golds, 85 silvers and 105 bronzes, the Vietnam sports delegation claimed second place in the overall medal tally at the 30th Southeast Asian Games, which was held in the Philippines.

National football teams dominate region

Vietnamese football had a successful 2019 with two gold medals in both the men’s and women’s tournaments at the 30th SEA Games.

Hanoi to host Formula 1 race in 2020

The capital will host a Formula 1 Grand Prix for the first time in April 2020, becoming the 22nd city in the world to host the series. (NO, 31 other countries have already hosted F1 events so this is not accurate https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Formula_One_Grands_Prix#By_host_nation , this is just countries, some countries with multiple F1 races have held them in different cities, making it even more)

Vietnam welcomes record number of foreign visitors in 2019

Vietnam received over 18 million international tourists in 2019, the highest level so far. The number showed a year-on-year rise of 16.2%.

Total revenue from both international and domestic tourists in 2019 reached VND726 trillion (USD31.4 billion), a 17.1% increase over the previous year.

Vietnam’s tourism wins global and regional prestigious prizes

In 2019, Vietnam was honoured with global prestigious prizes such as the World Golf Awards, the World Travel Awards, and the Asia’s Best Destination.

Vietnam successfully hosts the ASEAN Travel Forum 2019

The ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019, the most important annual event in ASEAN tourism co-operation, was held successfully in Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province, in January 2019. Dtinews

 
 

Other News

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The long history of sitting tug of war in Hanoi
The long history of sitting tug of war in Hanoi
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  27/05/2021 

Dozens of young hunky men dressed in traditional clothes are divided into two teams to compete in a game of tug of war using a rope, a long bamboo cane, or a long rattan stem. 

Rowers overcome challenges to secure Olympic slot
Rowers overcome challenges to secure Olympic slot
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  26/05/2021 

Planks, squats and push up. Exhaustion, sweat and boredom.

Vietnam win berth for 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup
Vietnam win berth for 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  26/05/2021 

Vietnam secured a 1-1 tie with Lebanon in the return leg of their playoff on May 25, clinching a berth for the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup finals for the second time, thanks to the away goals rule.

Traditional fabric creates environmentally-friendly toys
Traditional fabric creates environmentally-friendly toys
YOUR VIETNAMicon  27/05/2021 

A studio located in a small lane on Thuy Khue Street, Hanoi, is making eco-friendly toys from environmentally-friendly material – hemp.

Painting by Le Pho sold for $1.1 million at Hong Kong auction
Painting by Le Pho sold for $1.1 million at Hong Kong auction
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  26/05/2021 

The masterpiece Jeune femme attachant son foulard (Young Lady Tying Her Scarf) by renowned painter Le Pho was sold for 1.1 million USD at a Hong Kong auction on May 24.

Disabled people’s hands turn trash into art
Disabled people’s hands turn trash into art
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  26/05/2021 

Scrap fabric of tailors in Van Phuc Silk Village (Ha Dong District, Hanoi) have been turned into colorful folk paintings, thanks to the diligent skillful hands of people with disabilities.

Images of Uncle Ho and soldiers on exhibit at Ngo Art Gallery
Images of Uncle Ho and soldiers on exhibit at Ngo Art Gallery
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  25/05/2021 

The late President Ho Chi Minh and Vietnamese soldiers are featured in paintings at a new exhibition at the Ngo Art Gallery in HCM City. 

Coach Park announces squad for World Cup qualifiers
Coach Park announces squad for World Cup qualifiers
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  25/05/2021 

Coach Park Hang-seo has announced a squad of 29 players to travel to the UAE for the upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

Vietnam have advantage after first leg of futsal playoff: coach
Vietnam have advantage after first leg of futsal playoff: coach
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  25/05/2021 

Coach Pham Minh Giang said a 0-0 draw against Lebanon was a favourable result for Vietnam before the second leg of the FIFA Futsal World Cup's Asian Playoff tie on Tuesday in Dubai, the UAE. 

Kim Duyen to vie for Miss Universe 2021 crown
Kim Duyen to vie for Miss Universe 2021 crown
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  25/05/2021 

Nguyen Huynh Kim Duyen is due to be the next contestant to represent Vietnam at the Miss Universe 2021 pageant scheduled to take place in Costa Rica this December.

The journey of incense sticks
The journey of incense sticks
YOUR VIETNAMicon  26/05/2021 

To Vietnamese, burning incense is the traditional ritual meant to build a bridge between the visible life of the present generation and the spiritual world of gods and past generations.

Foreign authors release bilingual comic on Vietnamese children
Foreign authors release bilingual comic on Vietnamese children
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  25/05/2021 

A bilingual Vietnamese-English comic book entitled "The Lost Sandal" has been introduced to Vietnamese readers, a joint product of Belgian author Geralda De Vos and Swedish illustrator Sofia Holt, who are both living and working in Vietnam.

Heineken® x Top DJs present Vietnamese with exclusive “Music in a can” experience
Heineken® x Top DJs present Vietnamese with exclusive “Music in a can” experience
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  24/05/2021 

This May, Heineken® has collaborated with electronic dance music (EDM) legends Tiësto, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, KSHMR and Quintino to launch limited edition Heineken® x Top DJ packs and a series of exciting consumer activities to follow.

Entertainment News on May 24-30
Entertainment News on May 24-30
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  24/05/2021 

MUSIC & PERFORMANCES

HCM City considers museum system to boost tourism
HCM City considers museum system to boost tourism
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  24/05/2021 

HCM City needs to consider the creation of a museum system as an important aspect of the city's cultural development, according to a report in Người Lao Động (Labourer) newspaper.

Young indie bands are top trendsetters in Vietnam's music scene
Young indie bands are top trendsetters in Vietnam's music scene
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  24/05/2021 

Vietnamese music in recent years has become more diverse with the appearance of many young bands with creative styles and unique musical identities.

Vietnam 0 – 0 Lebanon at FIFA Futsal World Cup Asian Play-off tie
Vietnam 0 – 0 Lebanon at FIFA Futsal World Cup Asian Play-off tie
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  24/05/2021 

Vietnam were held to a 0-0 draw by stronger rivals Lebanon in the first leg of their FIFA Futsal World Cup 2021 Asian Play-off tie in the United Arab Emirates on May 23.

Vegetables, fruits made of clay look surprisingly real
Vegetables, fruits made of clay look surprisingly real
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  24/05/2021 

The vegetables and fruits that Nguyen Thi Nhu Quynh posts on her Facebook page are made of clay but look just like the real thing.

Vietnamese art masterpieces to be sold in Christie's upcoming auction
Vietnamese art masterpieces to be sold in Christie's upcoming auction
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  23/05/2021 

Three Vietnamese paintings by late Vietnamese painters will be auctioned at the Christie’s upcoming 20th and 21st Century Art Evening Sale in Hong Kong (China) on May 24.

All About Photo Awards honours Vietnamese photographer
All About Photo Awards honours Vietnamese photographer
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  23/05/2021 

A photograph depicting an aerial scene of fishermen casting their nets on the sea taken by Vietnamese photographer Nguyen Phuoc Hoai has been won the Merit Award at the All About Photo Awards 2021.

 
 
 
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