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Tet holiday: Then and now

Tet, or Lunar New Year, remains the most important celebration in Vietnamese culture, despite changes over time.

Draft directive eyes to build brand for cultural products, services

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism is compiling a draft directive on promoting the development of cultural industries, which stresses the importance of gradually building brand for national-level products and services.

Passengers enjoy Vietnamese culture at Noi Bai Int'l Airport

Passengers can enjoy music performances or join hands with artisans to create handicraft products at several spots that have been set up in both T1 and T2 terminals.

Foreigners impressed by Vietnamese conical hat on world’s blockbuster One Piece

Many Vietnamese and foreign viewers have shown a keen interest in images of the Vietnamese Non La (conical hat) after watching Netflix’s One Piece live-action series.

Traditional celebration of Doan Ngo festival to be reenacted

An ancient ritual will be reenacted from June 21 at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi, as part of the celebration of the Doan Ngo Festival (which take place on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month).

Vietnamese make floating cakes for Cold Food Festival

The third day of the third lunar month is the Cold Foods Festival. From the early hours of the day, which falls on April 22 this year, Hanoians have been busy making and buying floating cakes.

Statue of King An Duong Vuong: National Treasure with rare features

The 19th-century statue revered at the Co Loa Special National Relic has many never-before-seen unique cultural, historical, and art values.

Culture Workshop 2022 to take place in Bac Ninh

The Culture Workshop 2022 will be held this weekend in Bac Ninh to find sollution to boost cultural development in the country.

An insight of Tiger Year in Vietnamese culture

In the culture of some Asian countries, including Vietnam, the lunar year 2022 is the Year of the Tiger, the third among 12 animals in the Vietnamese Zodiac sequence.

Calligraphy for the New Year – a fine custom of Vietnamese culture

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.

Vietnam Festival 2021 underway in Japan

The Vietnam Festival 2021 began in Tokyo, Japan on December 11, attracting a large number of visitors.

Book project helps to promote Vietnamese culture

A book project to promote Vietnamese culture to Vietnamese and international readers called “Tủ Sách Văn Hóa Việt” (Bookshelf of Vietnam Culture) has been launched.

Festival in France to introduce Vietnamese culture

The 2nd Vietnam Festival will take place from July 16-18 at the Paradiski resort, a world-famous ski destination in La Plagne Tarentaise town of France’s Southeastern Savoie Province.

Ancestor worship reminds people of their roots

Ancestor worship, an ancient Vietnamese tradition, is a ritual practice paying tribute to deceased family members and reminding people of their roots. ​

Vietnamese culture on show in Egypt’s second-largest city

The Embassy of Vietnam in Egypt held a special programme promoting Vietnamese culture on December 17 in Alexandria, the country’s second-largest city.

Contest launched promoting Vietnamese language teaching for overseas Vietnamese

The Ministry of Education and Training and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs launched a contest on compiling Vietnamese-language books and documents for overseas Vietnamese, at a ceremony in Hanoi on September 16.

Politburo says developing Vietnamese culture is important task

Developing Vietnamese culture and building a standard value system of Vietnamese people are identified as important and regular tasks of the entire political system.

Overseas Vietnamese celebrate traditional Tet festival

The Vietnamese community in the Czech Republic joined various get-togethers across the European country to celebrate the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

Ancestor worship reminds people of their roots

Ancestor worship, an ancient Vietnamese tradition, is a ritual practice paying tribute to deceased family members and reminding people of their roots.

Vietnamese culture to be introduced in tiny French town

A one-day event featuring Vietnamese customs for the Lunar New Year will be held on January 25 in Saint Herblain, France, by ART SPACE, a private centre run by Hoang Thu Trang.