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Hanoi to open vocational training courses in craft villages this year

Hanoi has developed plans to open vocational training classes in traditional handicraft villages for 1,650 rural labourers this year.

Folk festival in downtown Hanoi

Various folk activities will be on show at the first ever Folk Culture in Contemporary Life Festival this weekend at Ly Thai To Park in downtown Hanoi.

Old church deemed not safe and in need of urgent upgrades

Culture ministry officials have decided that Bui Chu Church in the northern province of Nam Dinh is seriously downgraded and is not safe for use.

Belarus Museum to host exhibition on Vietnamese handicraft

 VietNamNet Bridge – Traditional Vietnamese handicraft products will be displayed at an exhibition at the Belarus National History Museum in Minsk from June 11-18 as part of Vietnamese Culture Days.

Mekong handicraft villages face labour shortage

Traditional handicraft villages in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang are facing labour shortages as young people are leaving to work at industrial parks in HCM City and southeastern provinces.

Da Nang IT whiz makes app for travellers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Van Chuong is a 34-year-old software engineer from Da Nang, who has transformed his love for his home into an application to help tourists navigate the city.

Visitors see VN culture through canvasses in free art excursions

 VietNamNet Bridge – If tourists come to Viet Nam with hopes of experiencing something truly special they should design their own tours, says Tran Dan, a tour guide and founder of Art Tour Vietnam.