Fighting against virus with traditional music

Updated at 09:51:59 03/31/2020 (Views: 4)

After many modern tunes have encouraged citizens to help stop the COVID-19 pandemic, now it is the turn of traditional Vietnamese music. One of the earliest works is a song entitled Tieu Diet Corona (Destroy Corona) by Xam Ha Thanh (Hanoi buskers’ singing group).

  • Tourism sector receives warm appreciation of foreigners amid COVID-19

    Updated at 10:42:03 03/30/2020 (Views: 16)

    Despite being seriously impacted by the escalation of COVID-19, Vietnam’s tourism sector has seen encouraging signs and gained warm appreciation from foreign visitors who have received treatment and those who had to stay in medical isolation areas in the country.

  • Vietnam Ancestral Global Day to be celebrated online due to COVID-19

    Updated at 14:04:23 03/19/2020 (Views: 133)

    The Vietnam Ancestral Global Day will be celebrated online due to the complicated developments of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).

  • A week-long cultural event to encourage Vietnamese women to wear “Ao Dai”

    Updated at 15:21:42 03/04/2020 (Views: 272)

    BTO - As a part of a national event titled “Ao Dai – Vietnamese Cultural Heritage”, all Vietnamese women across the country are urged to wear the traditional dress of Ao Dai from March 2nd – 8th, 2020.

  • Provincial “Ambassador of reading culture” contest 2020 launched

    Updated at 10:08:13 03/04/2020 (Views: 270)

    BTO- The provincial Library lately held a launching ceremony for the “Ambassador of reading culture” contest 2020 to attract the participation of pupils, students in the whole province.

  • Miss Charm 2020 postponed due to Covid-19 fears

    Updated at 15:46:22 03/02/2020 (Views: 286)

    Miss Charm 2020, a global-scale beauty pageant which is originally scheduled to be held in Vietnam for the first time from March 5-18 in Ho Chi Minh City, will be postponed due to the serious and complex circumstances surrounding the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) proliferation.

  • Phan Thiet: A romantic destination on International Women’s Day

    Updated at 10:24:34 02/27/2020 (Views: 327)

    BTO – The upcoming International Women’s Day (March 8th) is approaching and falls on the weekend. Therefore, Mui Ne – Phan Thiet shall be the best choice for tourists from neighboring provinces and cities to enjoy the holiday on the occasion of International Women’s Day (March 8th).

  • Vietnam Art Photography Contest 2020 launched

    Updated at 10:43:13 02/26/2020 (Views: 320)

    The 2020 Vietnam Art Photography Contest and Exhibition was officially launched by the Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in Hanoi on February 25.

  • Nature reserve founded in Thua Thien-Hue province

    Updated at 10:18:16 02/25/2020 (Views: 314)

    The Tam Giang-Cau Hai Wetlands Nature Reserve has been founded following a decision by the Chairman of the People’s Committee of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.

  • Second Binh Thuan- Green Convergence to be postponed until December

    Updated at 15:04:32 02/18/2020 (Views: 378)

    BTO- Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Hoa lately hosted a meeting with leaders of functional departments and Phan Thiet City over the organization plans of the 2nd Binh Thuan-Green Convergence 2020.

  • HCM City launches 3rd International Dragon Dance festival

    Updated at 10:41:20 02/18/2020 (Views: 355)

    Ho Chi Minh City has launched the 3rd International Unicorn-Lion-Dragon Dance Festival as part of its activities to promote tourism.

  • Traditional ceremony marks coming of age

    Updated at 10:29:32 02/17/2020 (Views: 361)

    Tau Sai is an important event celebrating the coming of age of men and women among the Dao Tien ethnic minority group in the northern province of Cao Bang.

  • ABC Bakery joins dragon fruit "Rescue"

    Updated at 15:37:20 02/12/2020 (Views: 934)

    BTO – In the recent days, ABC Bakery store (ABC – Asia One Member Limited Company) positioned on Nguyen Trai Street, district 5, Ho Chi Minh City has debut its bread made of dragon fruit with a price at VND 6,000 per loaf.

  • Ancient tomb discovered in Ba Hoe relics

    Updated at 15:12:12 02/06/2020 (Views: 452)

    BTO- An open terracotta cluster has been recently detected due to landfall at Ba Hoe archaeological cave relic in Hamlet 5, Ham Duc commune, Ham Thuan Bac district. After initial recovery, a jar tomb with a variety of burial objects was found by the Binh Thuan provincial Museum.

  • Always comply with anti-nCoV actions on the basis of cultured behaviors

    Updated at 16:59:15 02/05/2020 (Views: 444)

    BTO – “Always respect and behave well to all international tourists from all over the world, but strictly follow regulations on anti-coronavirus actions”, said Director of the Binh Thuan Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ngo Minh Chinh as he made a working trip around the Ham Tien – Mui Ne tourist area on February 4th.

  • Vietnam announces 11 more national intangible cultural heritages

    Updated at 08:41:46 02/05/2020 (Views: 441)

    Vietnam has added 11 more cultural icons to the list of national intangible cultural heritage, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

  • Programme introduces traditional culture and customs of ethnic groups

    Updated at 16:35:03 02/04/2020 (Views: 447)

    The Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism is hosting the annual ‘Colours of spring from every corner of the country’ programme throughout this February to introduce traditional culture, customs, and Lunar New Year celebrations of ethnic groups nationwide.

  • Tourists enjoy old Tet space at Sonata Resort PhanThiet

    Updated at 15:33:13 01/30/2020 (Views: 506)

    BTO – A fair that has recreated an old Tet cultural space was opened at Sonata Resort & Spa (Tien Thanh- Phan Thiet)  in the evening of January 28 (the 4th day of the Lunar New Year-year of the Rat).

  • Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory celebrated

    Updated at 10:37:33 01/30/2020 (Views: 515)

    A festival was held at the Dong Da Mound special national relic site in Hanoi on January 29 (the fifth day of the Lunar New Year) to mark the 231st anniversary of the Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory over Chinese Qing invaders.

  • French sculptor realizes dream in Vietnam

    Updated at 10:36:42 01/30/2020 (Views: 510)

    For French sculptor Ariel Moscovici, joining local and international artists at the Art in the Forest (AIF) project in the northern province of Vinh Phuc was a unique experience.

  • Calligraphy festival honours morality

    Updated at 11:08:11 01/20/2020 (Views: 598)

    The 2020 Spring Calligraphy Festival began on January 18 at Hanoi’s Temple of Literature (Van Mieu), honouring the art and tradition of writing.

  • Vietnamese expats in Canada celebrate Tet holiday

    Updated at 11:06:47 01/20/2020 (Views: 594)

    The Canada-Vietnam Society (CVS), which gathers Vietnamese expats living in Canada, held a get-together in Toronto on January 18 to celebrate Tet, Vietnam’s traditional New Year, which is less than a week away.

  • US Ambassador releases carps to see off Kitchen Gods

    Updated at 15:03:01 01/17/2020 (Views: 627)

    US Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink on January 15 performed the Vietnamese traditional New Year ritual of releasing carps into a lake to bid farewell to the Kitchen Gods at Kim Lien pagoda in Hanoi.

  • Temple of Literature named as host of calligraphy spring festival 2020

    Updated at 14:54:31 01/16/2020 (Views: 621)

    Up to 52 calligraphers are set to take part in a calligraphy spring festival which will open on January 18 at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi, reported The Voice of Vietnam (VOV).

  • Gatherings mark Vietnam’s New Year abroad

    Updated at 14:52:12 01/16/2020 (Views: 629)

    The Vietnamese Embassy and Vietnamese Association in Laos held a gathering in Vientiane on January 14 celebrating the upcoming Lunar New Year festival.

  • Quang Binh Marathon a chance to discover Vietnam’s world heritage

    Updated at 14:50:47 01/16/2020 (Views: 626)

    The Quang Binh Discovery Marathon 2020 will be held on February 29-March 1 at the National Phong Nha-Ke Bang Park, the central province of Quang Binh.

  • Travel agency launches tour to discover Phan Thiet City during Tet

    Updated at 11:05:52 01/15/2020 (Views: 645)

    BTO-The Ho Chi Minh City based VYC travel company lately introduced a tour package (3 days 2 nights) for its customer to discover famous destinations in Phan Thiet city in the lunar new year festival.

  • International visitors competed in wrapping Chung Cake

    Updated at 15:20:12 01/14/2020 (Views: 648)

    BTO – On January 11th morning, as many as 200 foreign visitors attended the 7th Chung Cake festival hosted by the Cliff Resort & Residences in Phan Thiet city. Chung cake (sticky rice cake) is known as traditional cake for the Lunar New Year of the Vietnamese people. 

  • Overseas Vietnamese celebrate traditional New Year

    Updated at 15:36:19 01/13/2020 (Views: 652)

    Overseas Vietnamese in the US, Australia and Thailand have organized a wide range of activities to celebrate the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

  • Ten notable culture, sports and tourism events of 2019

    Updated at 16:35:54 01/10/2020 (Views: 666)

    The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced the top 10 culture, sports and tourism events of 2019.

  • Various celebrations planned for Lunar New Year festival

    Updated at 14:25:14 01/10/2020 (Views: 699)

    BTO- Department of Culture-Sports and Tourism lately launched a program planned for local people and visitors to celebrate the Lunar New Year festival, year of the Rat 2020, with a series of activities in the fields of culture, sports, tourism and arts.