VN literature fosters international friendship
Vietnamese literature is about patriotism and humanity, Chinese translator Zhu Yang-xiu said at an international conference held yesterday in Ha Noi.
About 12 art troupes from ASEAN countries will gather in the central province of Thanh Hoa for the ASEAN Traditional Music Festival, to be held from June 1 to 6.
Japanese street dancers to perform in Ha Noi
Three emerging street dance groups from Japan will stage two free performances for the Vietnamese audience on March 14 and 15 at the Tuoi Tre (Youth) Theatre, Ha Noi.
Pop star Siu Black back on stage with solo concert
Pop star Siu Black will stage a solo performance in HCM City on March 7 featuring songs in pop, dance and rock.
A variety of cultural programmes kicked off this week in HCM City to celebrate the international Women's Day, March 8.
Royal seals bring good luck at temple's festival
A palanquin parade kicked off the long-awaited Tran Temple Festival on Sunday in Nam Dinh Province.The festival will run until March 6, with a ceremony for distributing papers stamped with the holy royal seals taking place tomorrow night - the first full moon of the lunar new year.
Festival celebrates ancient village
Thousands of local people and visitors flocked to a traditional festival in Tuy Loan village in the suburban district of Hoa Vang in Central Viet Nam at the weekend.
Hoang Sa District in Da Nang and Japan's Wright Architecture Company signed a consulting contract yesterday on designing the Hoang Sa Museum.
Yen Tu fest offers bird's eye views
The Yen Tu Festival, one of the country's most famous spring festivals, will offer a wide array of activities when it opens today, including hot-air balloon rides for the first time.
City hosts Ao Dai Festival 2015
A beauty contest to highlight women wearing ao dai (Vietnamese traditional long dresses) will open the second Ao Dai Festival in HCM City's Dam Sen Cultural Park in District 11 on March 7.
Hoi An's Cam Thanh Village started offering tours of nipa palm forests and opportunities to participate in afforestation efforts.
Painter brushes up memories
Painter brushes up memories

Australian painter George Burchett loves Viet Nam. After many years working and living in Viet Nam, Burchett even calls himself Vietnamese.

A BBQ buffet with an awesome view
A BBQ buffet with an awesome view

To enjoy looking out at the Hoan Kiem Lake while relishing a wide range of Korean and other Asian dishes, including desserts, is a treat not to be missed in the heart of the capital city, Ha Nguyen asserts.

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Confiscated bikes set for charity sale Confiscated bikes set for charity sale

The National Traffic Safety Committee plans to sell motorbikes and bicycles driving on expressways that have been banned for their use.

Cycling race escort dies in accident Cycling race escort dies in accident

A member of a motorbike escort group for the Binh Duong Open International Women's Bike Race died yesterday after being hit by a motorbike tour group.

Vietnamese cuisine book journeys out of 5-star resort's kitchen Vietnamese cuisine book journeys out of 5-star resort's kitchen

The five-star Furama Resort has released a 120-page cookbook titled A Journey Through Viet Nam's Cuisine, featuring recipes from the resort's culinary library.

HCM City youth call on banks, firms to stop funding fossil fuels HCM City youth call on banks, firms to stop funding fossil fuels

A series of activities on climate change and energy have been launched by 350.org Viet Nam aimed at raising people's awareness about the threat of a carbon bubble.

Da Nang to teach archipelago history Da Nang to teach archipelago history

The history of Da Nang and its relationship with the Hoang Sa Archipelago (Paracel Islands) will be introduced into the curricula at secondary and high schools in the central coastal city this year, officials have announced.