Temple of Literature
Some 12th graders in Hanoi brought "offerings" such as light bulbs, ballpoint pens and paper with their names, addresses, and exam registration numbers to the Temple of Literature to pray for good luck for the upcoming high school graduation exam.
The area surrounding Temple of Literature will be pedestrianized where cultural activities will organized in the post-pandemic period.
Hanoi’s high-school entrance exam will take place on June 12-13. Before the exams, many parents and students prayed at the gate of Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) for good luck.
A photo exhibition featuring Lunar New Year during the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) is being held at Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam (The Temple of Literature).
The United States’ ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink went on a tour of the historic Temple of Literature, the nation’s oldest university, in Hanoi on November 17 to mark the 38th Vietnamese Teachers’ Day which falls on November 20.
A programme to promote cultural and tourism destinations in the capital began on Thursday (June 25) at Ly Thai To Garden area near Hoan Kiem Lake.
An Ao Dai, the nation’s traditional long dress, fashion show which features Vietnamese cultural heritage through UNESCO took place at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi on June 28.
Local designer Do Trinh Hoai Nam has unveiled his latest collection of Ao Dai, a type of traditional long dress, with each unique piece featuring globally renowned cultural heritage in Vietnam.
Historic sites and tourist attractions in Hanoi reopened to tourists on May 14 nearly two months after being closed to prevent the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus.
Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) will reopen to visitors at 8 am on May 14, following the temporary closure due to the Covid-19 epidemic.
Both historical relic sites and popular tourist destinations located throughout Hanoi have been temporary closed whilst thorough disinfectant measures aimed at preventing the further spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) are carried out.
Vietnam has received a boost as foreigners continue to visit the nation amid the country becoming one of the world’s safe destinations in the fight against coronavirus, with plenty of sightseeing locations around Hanoi becoming increasingly busy.
The number of tourists visiting the Temple of Literature, known locally as Van Mieu, has begun to rapidly increase in recent days as a result of the drastic actions taken by Hanoi in combating coronavirus.
Outdoor entertainment areas, commercial centres, and relic sites throughout Hanoi have been gradually becoming busier over the past few days following a slow month after being affected by COVID-19.
Up to 52 calligraphers are set to take part in a calligraphy spring festival which will open on January 18 at the historic Temple of Literature in Hanoi.
A diverse range of cultural activities are set to take place during the Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet, as announced by Hanoi’s Department of Culture and Sports during a press conference held on January 7.
The atmosphere of the traditional Vietnamese Lunar New Year will be recreated at the Vietnamese Tet Programme 2020 to be held at the Thang Long imperial citadel in Hanoi from January 17 to February 2.