New discoveries made at Thang Long Citadel announced
Previously, scientists had only found relics from two dynasties at Thang Long Royal Citadel, but this year they had a major breakthrough when they were able to identify objects from several more dynasties at the historical site.
Thai ethnic group festival to showcase culture
Various cultural and sports activities, featuring the Thai ethnic group's traditional identities, will be held for the first time in the northern Lai Chau province from December 27 to 29.
Thai Nguyen hosts South Korean Days
Cultural activities have been held in the northern Thai Nguyen province from yesterday till Monday, to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of the establishment of the Viet Nam-South Korea diplomatic ties.
Vietnamese guidebook wins American award
The English-Vietnamese bilingual guidebook about HCM City, entitled Saigon Zoom In, is among the publications that have won the America Graphic Design Awards 2014.
Culture Vulture (17-12-2014)
Musicians Dang Tue Nguyen and Pho An My are a rare artistic duo in Viet Nam. They made their debut at the Hue Festival 2006 and they have worked together since then.
New Year's show for 500 disadvantaged children
A performance raising funds for disadvantaged children will be held at the Friendship Culture Palace on January 1.
Archaeologists successfully restore ancient human skull
Vietnamese scientists from the Viet Nam Institute of Archaeology have successfully restored the skull of an ancient human, whose remains were found at the Bau Du Excavation Site.
Gov't preserves ethnic languages
Under the glow of a winter fire in her wooden house, Ly Thi Tung holds high a brown-paper book of Mong folk songs.However, the 37-year-old mother of four can't read a single word.
Teachers' art works showcased
More than 60 artworks created by the lecturers of Ha Noi – and HCM City-based fine arts universities are on display in downtown Ha Noi.
Tho to perform patriotic music
Anh Tho, a leading singer of the Vietnamese revolutionary music genre, will hold a concert to mark her 21-year career.
Musical about Navy to make debut
A musical on the work of the Viet Nam People's Navy will be staged next week in HCM City as part of the city's cultural activities to mark the 70th anniversary of the Viet Nam People's Army (December 22).
DJ stays in Ha Noi for bun cha
DJ stays in Ha Noi for bun cha

If someone asks Vaughan Evans about his favourite thing in Viet Nam, he will name bun cha without a doubt.

Industrial-style pub produces gourmet fare
Industrial-style pub produces gourmet fare

Vintage trucks meet Italian classics at Luna Pub, a trendy, casual restaurant in downtown Da Nang. Hoai Nam reports.

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HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce 1    HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce

High demand for farm produce and the sheer variety of ways in which it is brought into HCM City from other localities makes quality control a very difficult task, officials say.

Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous

Top craftsmen and women from seven silk villages in Viet Nam will participate in the Viet Nam Silk Culture Day at Hoi An city's Silk Village centre on December 28.

Local art smashes auction record Local art smashes auction record

Days after noted Vietnamese artist Le Pho's View from the Hilltop set a new auction record, art collector Nguyen Minh still has a lingering feeling of regret.

Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners 2    Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners

Architecture and cultural managers discussed Long Bien Bridge's future at a seminar held on Wednesday in Ha Noi.

Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis

Viet Nam suffered a nightmare yesterday at My Dinh Stadium in Ha Noi as they were knocked out of the ASEAN Football Federation-Suzuki Cup.