Lady sand sculptors flock to Binh Thuan for competition

Updated at 11:11:41 04/26/2017 (Views: 16)

BTO – For the first time in Vietnam, Forgotten Land - Sand Sculpture Park (Phan Thiet city, Binh Thuan province) has brought together 8 world’s leading artisans from Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, Australia, Latvia, America, and Canada to participate in the “Lady Sand Sculpture World Championship”.

  • Thanh Minh pagoda – a cultural heritage of the coastal city

    Updated at 17:25:15 04/25/2017 (Views: 169)

    BTO - After two-year embellishment and restoration, Thanh Minh pagoda and Ngu Hanh temple have attracted an increasing number of visitors locally and domestically coming to the site for pilgrimage and sightseeing.

  • Lady Sand Sculpture World Championship opens

    Updated at 10:05:33 04/23/2017 (Views: 49)

    BTO – Under the theme of “Fairy tales and Legends of Vietnam and the World”, from April 19th  to May 2nd, locals and visitors have chances to witness the inspiring performance of 8 female sculptors when visiting to Forgotten Land  Sand Sculpture Park (Nguyen Thong street, Phu Hai ward, Phan Thiet city).

  • Mui Ne Street Food Festival for late April

    Updated at 16:15:36 04/21/2017 (Views: 811)

    BTO – From 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm on April 29&30, 2017, a lively street food festival will take place on Nguyen Dinh Chieu street, Ham Tien ward, Phan Thiet city. The event is expected to gather the participation of about 20 booths from local resorts, hotels, restaurants and bars along the street from CoCo Beach Resort to Blue Ocean Resort.

  • “Books and the country’s sovereignty” in Binh Thuan

    Updated at 16:17:36 04/18/2017 (Views: 1159)

    BTO – The Binh Thuan Department of Information and Communications has recently opened  Vietnam Book Day with the theme “Books and the country’s sovereignty” inside the campus of the provincial Library. The festival, in its 2nd times, gathered about 5,000 books with the participation of many bookstores and organizations in the locality.

  • Linh Long Tu – an ancient pagoda on Mui Ne seaside

    Updated at 16:38:12 04/14/2017 (Views: 1565)

    BTO - At Linh Long pagoda on the hill, you get an excellent view of the ocean, really quiet in the late afternoon. In the grounds, there are several small temples, gardens and a stunning lying Buddha.

  • South Korean stars arrived in Binh Thuan for reality show

    Updated at 09:03:18 04/08/2017 (Views: 173)

    BTO – South Korea actors Heo Kyeong Hwan, Park Ji Woong and Kim Jong Kook visited Mui Ne – Phan Thiet yesterday afternoon (April 7th) for the reality show shot in Vietnam. The delegation includes 34 South Koreans (including 3 actors, 3 mothers of actors, assistants and journalists of South Korea’s Chosun Broadcasting company - TV Chosun).

  • Thai masked drama to be proposed as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage

    Updated at 16:15:12 04/07/2017 (Views: 1781)

    Thailand will propose the khon masked drama and nuad Thai, or traditional Thai massage, for listing as UNESCO intangible cultural heritage items.

  • PPC conferred certificate of merit on ancient item donor Nguyen Ngoc An

    Updated at 15:24:53 04/04/2017 (Views: 42)

    BTO- Representative leaders of the provincial Committee on Emulation and Rewards, Department of Culture-Sports and Tourism, along with local authorities recently held a ceremony to hand over a certificate of merit that chairman of the provincial People’s Committee conferred on antique collector Nguyen Ngoc An for his noteworthy donations to the local ancient items treasures, contributing to the development of local culture, sports and tourism sector.

  • Music festival on La Gi Beach at the beginning of April

    Updated at 15:14:58 03/31/2017 (Views: 1842)

    BTO – Dozens of favorite DJs, bands and MCs and musicians will take part in the early April’s music festival, Vibe Nation Beach Fest, held at Coco Beach Camp at La Gi beach in Binh Thuan province.

  • Embassy launches books on Vietnamese and Czech markets

    Updated at 15:27:49 03/24/2017 (Views: 1781)

    The Vietnamese embassy in the Czech Republic held a meeting on March 23 to introduce representatives from Czech trade agencies, business managers and journalists to two books on the Vietnamese and Czech markets.

  • Binh Thuan to boost management and organization of festivals in 2017

    Updated at 13:47:59 03/17/2017 (Views: 55)

    BTO – Under the guideline of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoCST), chairman of Binh Thuan provincial People’s Committee has requested heads of bodies/agencies and localities to strictly follow the policy on strengthening the management and organization of festivals in 2017.

  • Free-of-charge film screening for children in March

    Updated at 17:02:19 03/08/2017 (Views: 1806)

    BTO – From the beginning of March 2017, Binh Thuan provincial Children house will cooperate with Center for Film Screening and Distribution to hold free filming sessions for children and people in the province.

  • Certificate recognising architectural relics for Thanh Minh pagoda and Ngu Hanh temple in Phan Thiet

    Updated at 09:48:33 02/28/2017 (Views: 1807)

    BTO - Thanh Minh pagoda and Ngu Hanh temple have been recognized a certificate for architecture relics by Binh Thuan People’s Committee, with the participation of secretary of Nguyen Manh Hung, Head of Binh Thuan Fatherland Front Committee Bo Thi Xuan Linh, Deputy of Binh Thuan People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Hoa. The event has been solemnly held by Rang Dong group.

  • The red whiskered bulbul singing contest in Phan Thiet

    Updated at 17:00:42 02/22/2017 (Views: 1833)

    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: 1822)

    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: 1821)

    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: 1837)

    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: 82)

    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: 1904)

    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: 90)

    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: 88)

    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: 88)

    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: 193)

    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: 1847)

    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: 80)

    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: 1831)

    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: 1951)

    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: 95)

    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: 1878)

    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: 1834)

    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.

Nearly 1,300 projects invested in Binh Thuan in the first 4 months

BTO – According to the Department of Investment and Planning, Binh Thuan has as many as 1,281 effective projects, worth totally VND 233,675 billion, getting approvals since the beginning of this year.

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Vietnamese taekwondo fighters win golds at Kazakhstan Open

Vietnam wrapped up the Kazakhstan Open Taekwondo Championships - a World Taekwondo Federation G1 event - with five gold medals on April 24.

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2,600 sets of insecticide-treated mosquito nets delivered to residents in malaria-affected Tanh Linh

BTO- The Malaria - Goiter Control Center has recently distributed a plus of 2,000 sets of insecticide-treated mosquito nets in prevention of malaria for residents in Suoi Kiet commune (Tanh Linh district). The mosquito nets were dipped in medicals, specializing in minimize the risk of mosquito contact with mosquito net-users.

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