Festival honours Mai Son coffee in Son La

Festival honours Mai Son coffee in Son La

Mai Son Coffee Festival, promoting traditional features and local products, was organised in Mai Son District, Son La Province on October 27. Harvesting coffee in Mai Son District (Photo: baosonla.org.vn) The event offered visitors a chance to enjoy the space imbued with traditional cultural…

Festival honouring Mother Goddess in Ha Noi

Festival honouring Mother Goddess in Ha Noi

A festival featuring the worship of Mother Goddesses will bring many folk artists from across the nation to Ha Noi on November 9-13. Performers will present trance performance to pay tribute to 50 genies worshipped by the Mother Goddesses beliefs The Thang Long Cultural…

Trying Thai specialties in Son La Province

Trying Thai specialties in Son La Province

Nom da trau (buffalo skin salad) and nhot xanh cuon bap cai (green elaeagnus latifolia) wrapped in cabbage, are unique and tasty specialties of the ethnic Thai group in the northwestern province of Son La. Nom da trau (buffalo skin salad ) I was…

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort named among best resorts in Asia

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort named among best resorts in Asia

The InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort has been honoured among the Top 10 resorts in Asia by the world prestigious travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler in its recent annual Readers’ Choice Awards. This year, the 30th annual Readers’ Choice Awards survey set another record…

Van singing festival protects cultural heritage

Van singing festival protects cultural heritage

Hundreds of artists from 16 art troupes gathered at the second Van singing festival which opened in the northern province of Bac Giang on October 25. Chau Van (spiritual singing) and Mother Goddesses worshipping were recognised by the UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of…

Viet Nam Tourism Day runs in Czech Republic

Viet Nam Tourism Day runs in Czech Republic

The Viet Nam Embassy in the Czech Republic and the host country’s Ministry of Regional development co-organised the Viet Nam Tourism Day event in Prague on October 18. The event featured an exhibition of over 100 large-size photos on Vietnamese people, landscape, seas and…

Homestay service offers more sustainable tourism

Homestay service offers more sustainable tourism

Eleven ethnic-minority households in the Hoang Su Phi District of Ha Giang Province are operating an experimental home-stay service as part of a project to improve the livelihood of ethnic minorities. A cloudy morning, while the leaves in the garden are still wet from…

Viet Nam-Japan cultural space to open in Hoi An in November

Viet Nam-Japan cultural space to open in Hoi An in November

A Vietnamese-Japanese cultural space is set to open in the UNESCO-recognised town of Hoi An in November to honour the fine relationship that exists between the two countries. The space will cover the entirety of Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street and the area surrounding…

RoK, Vietnamese food and culture to be showcased at festival in late October

RoK, Vietnamese food and culture to be showcased at festival in late October

The ninth Republic of Korea (RoK) – Viet Nam Food and Culture Festival is scheduled to take place at the My Dinh National Stadium in Ha Noi, from October 27-29, promising fascinating events for visitors. At the press conference on the festival held in…

Homestay service offers sustainable tourism

Homestay service offers sustainable tourism

Eleven ethnic-minority households in the Hoang Su Phi District of Ha Giang Province are operating an experimental home-stay service as part of a project to improve the livelihoods of ethnic minorities. The service is sponsored by the Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation and carried out by…

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