Calligraphy attracts attention of international tourists on Lunar New Year festival

Updated at 14:39:50 02/19/2019 (Views: 15)

BTO – Among many programs organized for international tourists to celebrate Vietnamese traditional Tet in Ham Tien-Mui Ne, calligraphy giving has attracted the most attention, with the images of foreigners looking for calligraphy works from young Vietnamese calligraphers at Sunny Beach Resort.

  • Localities heartened by joyous spring festivals

    Updated at 10:45:02 02/18/2019 (Views: 22)

    Numerous locals and visitors flocked to Ky Phu commune, Nho Quan district, Ninh Binh province, on the opening day of the provincial culture and sports festival on February 16.

  • Traditional folk painting enjoys a revival

    Updated at 09:48:28 02/15/2019 (Views: 25)

    The demand for Kim Hoang paintings, a genre of Vietnamese woodcut paintings that originate from Kim Hoang village in Hanoi, has been increasing over the Lunar New Year.

  • Binh Thuan- an attractive destination for Tet holiday

    Updated at 15:05:54 02/14/2019 (Views: 21)

    BTO-During the 9-day-long Lunar New Year holiday (from February 2-10), as many as 105.500 people visited Binh Thuan to celebrate the traditional Tet festival, a year-on-year increase of 22%.

  • Incense offering held at imperial citadel to commemorate late Kings

    Updated at 10:25:24 02/14/2019 (Views: 21)

    An incense offering ceremony was held on February 13, or the ninth day of the first lunar month, at Kinh Thien palace in Hanoi’s Thang Long Imperial Citadel to commemorate the late Vietnamese Kings and those who rendered their services and made great contributions to the nation.

  • Vietnamese movie to compete at Osaka Asian Film Festival

    Updated at 08:42:29 02/13/2019 (Views: 21)

    Hai Phuong (Furie) starring Ngo Thanh Van will compete at the 14th Osaka Asian Film Festival (OAFF) from March 8-17.

  • Festival kicks off at Vietnam’s largest pagoda

    Updated at 14:17:41 02/11/2019 (Views: 20)

    The opening ceremony of the 2019 Bai Dinh Pagoda festival was held in Gia Sinh commune, Gia Vien district, the northern province of Ninh Binh on February 10 or the 6th day of the lunar new year.

  • Bind Thuan welcomes nearly 110,000 turns of visitors

    Updated at 09:30:04 02/11/2019 (Views: 26)

    BTO – According to the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Binh Thuan received nearly 100,000 turns of staying tourists, a year-on-year increase of 22 percent. In which, international visitors reaches about 36,400 turns, coming from Russia, Germany, China, South Korea, Thailand, etc.

  • Tet traditions honour Kitchen Gods

    Updated at 10:44:32 01/28/2019 (Views: 40)

    For most Vietnamese, Tet (Lunar New Year) festival has actually begun with the “Ong Cong - Ong Tao” (Land Genie and Kitchen Gods) ceremony on the 23rd of the last month of the lunar year, which falls on January 28 this year.

  • Regulations needed to ensure efficiency of public hospitals

    Updated at 14:55:11 01/23/2019 (Views: 44)

    A lack of clear and transparent regulations relating to autonomy for public hospitals is hindering the efficiency of their operation, a senior expert said.

  • Quang Binh to introduce local images to Hollywood

    Updated at 14:42:21 01/23/2019 (Views: 46)

    The tourism department of central Quang Binh province announced on January 21 plans to woo Hollywood moviemakers.

  • Vietnamese expats in Hong Kong, Macau gather for Tet celebrations

    Updated at 14:38:32 01/23/2019 (Views: 32)

    Overseas Vietnamese in China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region gathered to welcome Lunar New Year (Tet) at a celebration held by the Vietnamese Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau on January 20.

  • Foreigners showed prominent skills wrapping “Chung” cake in Mui Ne

    Updated at 10:27:32 01/21/2019 (Views: 55)

    Foreign tourists who are staying at The Cliff Resort and Residences in Mui Ne beach, central Binh Thuan province were offered a chance to wrap Chung cake, a type of traditional rice cake for New Year celebration of Vietnam, by themselves on January 20, 2018.

  • Hanoians to join Lunar New Year’s fireworks shows at 30 sites

    Updated at 09:58:54 01/17/2019 (Views: 49)

    Fireworks will light up the Hanoi sky to welcome the Lunar New Year, which falls on February 5 this year, at 30 display venues.

  • Exhibition of Lunar New Year paintings opens

    Updated at 08:33:33 01/16/2019 (Views: 47)

    An exhibition of paintings for the 2019 Lunar New Year – the Year of the Pig, displaying 60 paintings of different styles on the theme "Pig", will be introduced to art lovers in Hanoi from January 15-23, becoming an artistic highlight of the spring atmosphere of Hanoi.

  • Hue festival honours traditional crafts

    Updated at 09:07:10 01/15/2019 (Views: 47)

    The quintessence of Vietnamese traditional crafts will be honoured during the Hue Traditional Craft Festival, which is scheduled to open in Hue city, in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on April 26.

  • Famous Japanese Singer to visit Mui Ne for film-making

    Updated at 15:24:14 01/10/2019 (Views: 62)

    BTO –Masahiro Takashima, a very famous singer cum actor and MV of the Japanese Tyrell TV station shall arrive in Mui Ne, Phan Thiet to shot a movie for 2 days, according to a source from Binh Thuan authorities on January 9th.  

  • Exhibition on victory of southwest defence war opens in Can Tho

    Updated at 08:50:51 01/05/2019 (Views: 56)

    An exhibition marking 40 years since the victory of the southwest border defence war and the joint victory of Vietnam and Cambodia over the genocidal regime (January 7) opened in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on January 4.

  • Ethnic culture and tourism village offers diverse activities in January

    Updated at 14:43:15 01/04/2019 (Views: 55)

    Various cultural and art activities are set to be held at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism throughout January, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said on January 3.

  • Grammy, Emmy award winners to perform in HCM City

    Updated at 10:20:22 01/03/2019 (Views: 52)

    Two overseas Vietnamese who were winners of the Grammy and Emmy Awards will hold two special music shows in Ho Chi Minh City.

  • International tourists joined Mui Ne to ring in the New Year 2019

    Updated at 15:46:02 01/02/2019 (Views: 66)

    BTO- In a bid to bring the most special New Year’s Eve for international tourists staying in Mui Ne, all most all of the resorts in Ham Tien – Mui Ne, Tien Thanh, Ke Ga, Phan Thiet city, etc.

  • New Year flag salute ceremony held at nation’s easternmost mainland point

    Updated at 09:18:41 01/02/2019 (Views: 63)

    A national flag salute ceremony was held on January 1 in the country’s easternmost mainland point of Mui Dien in the south central province of Phu Yen.

  • Eleven more national special relic sites named

    Updated at 10:13:19 12/26/2018 (Views: 63)

    Eleven places of huge cultural and historical value have been recognised as national special relic sites under Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s Decision 1820/QD-TTg

  • Phan Thiet streets sparkle in the buildup to Christmas festive season

    Updated at 11:06:37 12/22/2018 (Views: 89)

    BTO – About few days left before Christmas festive atmosphere warm up the city’s streets at every corner. Markets and supermarkets are busy with crowds of customers coming to buy decorating items for the festive season.

  • Exhibition and performances mark 100 years of cai luong

    Updated at 14:58:20 12/18/2018 (Views: 58)

    A programme featuring an exhibition and performances of cai luong (reformed opera) opened at Tran Huu Trang Theatre in Ho Chi Minh City on December 17 to celebrate 100 years of the art form.

  • Miss Universe 2018: Miss Philippines takes the crown, H'Hen Nie rounds out Top 5

    Updated at 15:07:39 12/17/2018 (Views: 103)

    Miss Universe 2018 has a winner, and it’s Miss Philippines, Catriona Gray.

  • First Japanese TV channel launched in Vietnam

    Updated at 14:51:32 12/13/2018 (Views: 58)

    Wakuwaku Japan channel was officially launched in Hanoi on December 12 as part of a cooperation programme between the Japanese channel and the pay-TV cable broadcaster VTVcab.

  • PM urges good preparations for UN Day of Vesak Celebrations

    Updated at 10:28:07 12/06/2018 (Views: 74)

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked for thorough preparations for the United Nations Day of Vesak Celebrations in May 2019 to ensure Vietnam’s prestige while chairing a conference on the organisation of the event in Hanoi on December 5.

  • "Traveller" names three Vietnamese treats among top dishes

    Updated at 10:24:09 12/06/2018 (Views: 67)

    Three Vietnamese treats including "bun rieu" (noodle soup with freshwater crab), snails and "banh mi" in Hoi An have been listed among the top 21 dishes of the year by the Australian travel website Traveller.

  • Vietnamese movie wins prize at Cairo int’l film festival

    Updated at 10:54:13 11/30/2018 (Views: 90)

    Vietnamese movie Nguoi Vo Ba (The Third Wife) on November 29 received the Best Artistic Contribution in International Competition awards at the 40th Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF).

  • Photos depict values of national heritage

    Updated at 14:53:19 11/29/2018 (Views: 72)

    More than 100 of the best entries to the Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards will be displayed at many venues around HCM City and provinces until June next year.

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