The red whiskered bulbul singing contest in Phan Thiet

Updated at 17:00:42 02/22/2017 (Views: 9)

BTO Recently, the red whiskered bulbul singing contest has been held by Phan Thiet’s  red whiskered bulbul club, with the participation of 140 birds from Phan Thiet city, La Gi town, Ham Thuan Nam district, Xuan Loc district (Dong Nai province), Ba To district (Ba Ria – Vung Tau province), District 7 (Ho Chi Minh city).

  • Phu Quy island district: Cau Ngu festival after the Lunar New Year

    Updated at 15:07:05 02/14/2017 (Views: 17)

    BTO - Cau Ngu festival in Phu Quy island district is extremely important in Phu Quy fishermen’s  religious beliefs. It has been established from worshiping the Nam Hai God (the Whale God).

  • More than 18,000 arrivals to Ta Ku mountain pagoda on Tet holidays

    Updated at 14:19:57 02/07/2017 (Views: 18)

    BTO - More than 18,000 arrivals to Ta Ku mountain pagoda (Ham Thuan Nam district) have an increase by 10 percent compared with the same period last year.

  • Bai Choi attracting visitors and local people

    Updated at 16:24:44 02/03/2017 (Views: 28)

    BTO - “Bai Choi festival in the spring 2017” at Nguyen Tat Thanh square (Phan Thiet) attracted visitors and local people. Bai Choi including a deck of cards and sheds is a unique Vietnamese game combining folklore singing and competition.

  • Nearly 8,000 sightseers flocked to Po Sah Inu tower on Lunar New Year

    Updated at 10:58:36 02/03/2017 (Views: 24)

    BTO – According to data released by the Phan Thiet’s Po Sah Inu Cham tower management board, the site have received nearly 8,000 visitors including over 1,000 foreigners from the second day to the fifth day of Tet 2017.

  • Music performances on New Year’Eve 2017

    Updated at 09:30:56 01/30/2017 (Views: 44)

    BTO- In harmony with the new spring 2017, on New Year’s Eve (January 27th) Phan Thiet people and tourists enjoyed spectacular art and music performances to celebrate the most sacred moment of the Year of the Rooster 2017, with the topic “Welcome Party, Greeting Spring” at Nguyen Tat Thanh square.

  • Phan Thiet among  top 10 nicest cities in Viet Nam

    Updated at 09:12:40 01/24/2017 (Views: 25)

    BTO – According to the result of a recent poll conducted by, Phan Thiet city (Binh Thuan) is placed 10th among the top ten most beautiful cities in Viet Nam. The 9 more beautiful cities are Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minh, Ha Long (Quang Ninh), Hoi An (Quang Nam), Hue (Thua Thien –Hue), Da Nang, Da Lat (Lam dong), Vung Tau (Ba Ria Vung Tau), and Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa).

  • Top regional hip-hop dancers gather at Break The Floor finals

    Updated at 15:23:52 01/17/2017 (Views: 40)

    The final round of Break the Floor, a contest to search for the best hip-hop dancers in Asia, will take place at Lan Anh Music Center in HCMC’s District 10 on February 25.

  • “Tet Dau Lua” greetings extended to ethnic minorities

    Updated at 14:38:28 01/12/2017 (Views: 37)

    BTO –On December 11th morning, two delegations of the provincial leaders have departed for 4 communes of Bac Binh district, where the ethnic minority people mostly living in, to extend greetings on “Tet Dau Lua” occasion.

  • Activities to welcome Lunar New Year’s Eve 2017

    Updated at 14:43:15 01/11/2017 (Views: 89)

    BTO – The Department of Culture-Sports and Tourism of Binh Thuan unveiled plans to celebrate the Lunar New Year’s Eve 2017 on January 10th afternoon. Accordingly, the major activities to welcome the first moment of the year of Rooster 2017 will take place from 18:00 to 24:00 (on the 30th of December in Lunar calendar) at Nguyen Tat Thanh square and the lobby of the provincial Convention center.

  • Phan Thiet: Russian Tourists welcome Orthodox Christmas

    Updated at 11:06:04 01/09/2017 (Views: 44)

    BTO - Christmas for Orthodox Christian communities in some Eastern European countries and Russia is officially celebrated on January 7. There is a difference of 13 days between the Gregorian and the Julian calendars.

  • Fishermen Show to offer special admission discount to Binh Thuan dwellers

    Updated at 13:39:52 01/08/2017 (Views: 37)

    BTO – From January 1 to March 31, 2017, Fishermen Show offered big incentive programs for the locals in Binh Thuan province when they visit Phan Thiet Water Music stage for watching the water music show.

  • Sea Links City: Being more attractive for this Lunar New Year

    Updated at 14:43:03 01/05/2017 (Views: 33)

    BTO - Sea Link City (on Street Nguyen Thong, Phu Hai  ward) is the largest resort complex in Phan Thiet city. When coming here, visitors will surprised at its unique features.

  • Phan Thiet: Opening water music stage - legend of a fishing village

    Updated at 15:54:14 12/19/2016 (Views: 98)

    BTO - Water music stage was officially opened by Seagull Co. Ltd at the roundabout area Nguyen Thong – Vo Nguyen Giap (Phu Hai ward – Phan Thiet city), with Fishermen show – the legend of a fishing village, on December 12th.

  • Visiting Thien Khanh communal house to behold Ky Yen festival

    Updated at 10:04:39 12/17/2016 (Views: 53)

    BTO – A very specially spiritual Ky Yen festival, observed by the management board of Thien Khanh communal house (Ham Tien – Phan Thiet), takes place within three days from December 13 to 15 (from November 15th -17th in lunar calendar). The event aims at praying for favorable conditions, peace and happiness.

  • Binh Thuan:  Culture and sports festival of ethnic community 2016 held

    Updated at 10:42:53 12/16/2016 (Views: 47)

    BTO - Last night (December 12th ), more than 300 artisans, artists, athletes of 9 teams coming from Phan Thiet city and districts of Tuy Phong, Bac Binh, Ham Thuan Bac, Ham Thuan Nam and Tanh Linh have taken part in Culture and Sports Festival of Ethnic Community 2016 in Binh Thuan.

  • Van Phong temple – tourist attraction

    Updated at 09:42:23 12/16/2016 (Views: 34)

    BTO - On 20th January every year, Ke Ga fishermen in Ham Thuan Nam district going to Van Phong temple pray to the Whale Lord for good weather and smooth sailing. The whale, Nam Hai Dai Tuong Quan has been worshiped as  Binh Thuan residents’ culture for long time. Van Phong temple was built in 1899 under the Nguyen Dynasty.

  • Binh Thuan to hold 8 fireworks shows for Tet celebration 2017

    Updated at 15:40:30 12/14/2016 (Views: 55)

    BTO - People will enjoy pyrotechnic performances to celebrate New Year at 8 spots in Binh Thuan province, including Le Hong Phong bridge (Phan Thiet), the center for continuing education at Tuy Phong district, the center of Cho Lau town (Bac Binh district), the center of Ma Lam town (Ham Thuan Bac district), the administrative center of Ham Thuan Nam district, children’s cultural house in La Gi town, the center of Phu Quy district, the center of Lac Tanh town (Tanh Linh district).

  • Ba Duc Sanh pagoda (Phan Thiet): Worshiping Mother Goddesses of three realms

    Updated at 10:54:58 12/09/2016 (Views: 60)

    BTO - Belief in worshiping Mother Goddsses of three realms has been recognized as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO.

  • Photo contest launched for Cham Island

    Updated at 16:24:23 12/05/2016 (Views: 49)

    The Cham Island Maritime Protection Centre has launched a photo contest, the Cham Island-Hoi An World Biosphere Reserve in My Eyes, to mark the 8th anniversary of world recognition in 2017.

  • Japan-based TV Tokyo want to film Mui Ne fishing village

    Updated at 09:23:24 11/30/2016 (Views: 79)

    BTO – The People’s Committee of Binh Thuan province has recently sent document to the Department of International Cooperation (Under the Ministry of Culture-Sports and Tourism) over the matter relating a Japanese film-making crew led by Mr. Maruyama Masashi. The delegation, which includes film directors, cameramen and reporters from Japan-base TV Tokyo channel, wishes to film Mui Ne fishing village.

  • Binh Thuan Newspaper conferred certificate of merit by PPC on its 40th anniversary

    Updated at 10:39:23 10/27/2016 (Views: 103)

    BTO- Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee (PPC) Nguyen Ngoc Hai lately decided to award certificates of merit to Binh Thuan Newspaper and a Phan Thiet citizen, Nguyen Thai Ngoc Han for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the work of propaganda and mobilization for charitable activities in favour of housing for social beneficiaries and poor people (period 2012-2016).

  • Laos press delegation pays visit to Binh Thuan

    Updated at 11:13:20 10/21/2016 (Views: 107)

    BTO- Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Nguyen Manh Hung and vice Chairman fo the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Hoa on October 19 organized a reception for the Laos’s journalists delagation led by Mr. sSvankhone Razmountry- Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism cum Chairman of the Laos’s Journalist’s Association – Lao People’s Democratic Republic.  

  • Various cultural and sport events highlighting Binh Thuan Tourism Day

    Updated at 15:51:46 10/19/2016 (Views: 111)

    BTO- According to Binh Thuan Tourism Promotion Information Center (department of  Culture, Sports and Tourism), the 21st anniversary of Binh Thuan Tourism Day (October 24, 1995-2016) will be celebrated through a diversity of art shows and sport tournaments across the province, starting with the cultural-tourism festival of Thay Thim Palace (from October 14-16 in La Gi town.

  • Visitors and pilgrims flocked to Lagi town for culture-tourism festival of Thay Thim Palace 2016

    Updated at 14:17:11 10/18/2016 (Views: 88)

    BTO –The 2016 culture-tourism festival of Thay Thim palace, which took place in La Gi town from October 14-16 (14th-16th of lunar September), is a traditional cultural activity of the locals to pay tribute to the ancestors.

  • French painter creates portrait of President Ho Chi Minh

    Updated at 14:46:01 10/13/2016 (Views: 74)

    Argentine–French artist Mustapha Boutadjine presented a painting he had done of President Ho Chi Minh to the Vietnamese Embassy in France at a ceremony on October 11.

  • Binh Thuan Bien Xanh Music and Dance Troupe celebrated its 40th  anniversary of establishment

    Updated at 14:22:59 10/12/2016 (Views: 96)

    BTO – A ceremony was solemnly held on October to mark the 40th establishment anniversary of Bien Xanh Music and Dance Troupe with the attendance of vice chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Hoa and leaders of provincial departments, agencies.

  • Leader paid visit and wished Kate festival to Cham community in Bac Binh district

    Updated at 15:34:40 10/03/2016 (Views: 113)

    BTO- Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Hoa on October 1st led a delegation to visit and congratulate the Cham dignitaries and people in Phan Thanh and Phan Hiep communes-Bac Binh district on the occasion of Kate festival 2016 of the Cham Balamon community.

  • Cham people and visitors celebrating 2016 Kate festival

    Updated at 16:30:43 09/30/2016 (Views: 187)

    BTO- In the morning of September 30 (the first day of the seventh month of Cham calendar), numerous Cham people and visitors flocked to the Po Sha Inu Cham tower in Phu Hai ward-Phan Thiet city to enjoy the 2016 Kate Festival, one of traditional cultural events of the Cham community in Binh Thuan province.

  • Sand sculpture performance in Phan Thiet city

    Updated at 14:01:26 09/29/2016 (Views: 184)

    BTO-From September 26 to 30, 2016, international sand sculptors are working to finish sand statues at the National Sports and Physical Training Center No.2 (Nguyen Thong street-Phu Hai ward-Phan Thiet city) on display to serve for local residents and visitors as a new tourism product.

  • Meeting sand sculpture artists

    Updated at 09:59:44 09/27/2016 (Views: 116)

    BTO - Last night (September 26th), meeting sand sculpture artists from Italia, Neitherlands, Begium was held by Viet Sand Art Company Limited, with the attendance of Nguyen Duc Hoa – vice chairman of Binh Thuan People’s Committee, Binh Thuan Tourism Association, agencies…