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Events in Hanoi & HCM City on July 22-28

A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events to take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on July 22-28.

"My country" in photos

Vietnam's landscape and people are beautiful in a photo set named "My country" by Nguyen Vinh Hien from Vinh Long province.

Phu Yen province to host Cham festival

A festival on the cultural preservation and development of the ethnic Cham community will be held in the central province of Phu Yen from August 13-16.

150-year-old pottery village still uses traditional methods

Dozens of households in Thu Dau Mot City in the southern province of Bình Dương continue to make clay jars and pots by traditional methods, just as their ancestors once did.

Promoting a green message with recycled treasures

Driftwood, broken fishing nets or flip-flops may be rubbish to many people, but through the skilful hands of Ho Cong Thang, who resides in An Bang Village in Hoi An, this detritus is transformed into unique objects.

Vietnam boasts Ly Son cultural and geographical heritage

Ly Son island, Quang Ngai province, is not only known for the birthplace of Hoang Sa Flotilla, but also a famous geopark with breath-taking landscape and diverse fauna and flora.

Tam Giang lagoon at dawn

Tam Giang lagoon in Thua Thien – Hue province boasts a rich and diverse ecosystem. Its vast fishing ground is also a source of livelihood for local fishermen.

Vietnamese geopark among world’s best views

A UNESCO-recognized geopark in the northern province of Cao Bang has been listed among 50 best views in the worldin the world by U.S. news site Insider.

Admiring pristine coastal beauty in Phu Yen

Stretching along the southern central coast, Phu Yen province boasts huge potential for tourism development. Phu Yen’s many beautiful bays and pristine beaches are inviting tourists from far and wide.

Google marks Hoi An’s Full Moon Lantern Festival

Google Doodle today, July 16, features the central province of Quang Nam’s Hoi An City with stunning colourful lanterns in full moonlight.

Ha Long Bay named one of most popular attractions in Asia

Ha Long Bay in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh is one of the most popular attractions place in Asia, according to the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post (SCMP).


Stunning coral reefs of Hon Yen island

The landscape cluster of Hon Yen in the central coastal province of Phu Yen was recognised as a national relic site in April 2018. This is an ideal destination for seeing coral reefs.

Vietnam among top five favourite places of Japanese tourists

Vietnam is one of the five most favourite places of Japanese tourists this summer, according to a survey announced by the Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) in July.


Central Vietnam on top 10 best destinations in Asia

Lonely Planet, the world’s biggest travel publisher, has named Central Vietnam one of this year’s must-visit destinations in the Asia-Pacific region.

A Hanoi favourite: bun cha

Bun cha is a well-known local food in Hanoi. 

Foreign travel among Vietnamese on the rise

In recent years, the demand for travelling abroad among Vietnamese people has increased dramatically. Surveys on Vietnamese tourism trends indicate that foreign travel is becoming more and more popular.

Banh xeo

It may well be a dish more associated with the south of Vietnam, but fear not, this crispy pancake is available countrywide.

Indian, Russian experts help preserve My Son sanctuary

Indian and Russian experts visited My Son sanctuary in Quang Nam Province from late June to early this month to help restore and preserve the UNESCO World Heritage site.

Hanoi included in best food tours around the world

Hanoi has been named among the 20 best food tours around the world, according to a list released by The Guardian, a British daily newspaper.

Da Nang tops Vietnamese tourists’ popular destinations

The 10 most popular destinations for Vietnamese tourists in the 2019 summer were recently revealed by Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing online travel booking platforms.