Tai Tu Music Festival to kick off
Cultural activities to welcome local and international visitors in Bac Lieu Province began yesterday in preparation for the first National Tai Tu Music Festival's opening ceremony tonight at Cultural Square in Bac Lieu City.
Hoi An tightens ticket inspections
Authorities in this historic town are getting stricter about enforcing the mandatory entrance ticket policy, but their failure to explain the abrupt change has caused confusion among tourists, with many complaining about the fee on social media.
Hai Phong's northern coastal city preps itself for a hectic May after plans to host a flower festival and ceremony recognising Cat Ba archipelago as a special national relic site.
Renowned singers to mark Dien Bien Phu Victory
Twenty voices of three generations of Vietnamese revolutionary music performers will take to the stage tomorrow to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu Victory.
"Duras, beyond the Dam," an exhibition of 27 oil-on-canvas paintings by French-Chinese artist Betty Clavel, is being held at the HCM City Fine Arts University from April 21.
Phan's poems get translated into Albanian language
A poetry book entitled "Zanore ne vese" (Vowels in Dew) by Mai Van Phan was launched at the Albanian Book Festival today.
Concert celebrates famous victory
A musical work celebrating victory in Dien Bien Phu battle by composer Nguyen Thien Dao will premier in a concert at Ha Noi Opera House on May 7 and 8.
City youth show surprise taste in music
A revolutionary-music singing contest has attracted a large number of young people in HCM City, where romantic songs rule the roost, taking some by surprise.
VN exhibition to open in France
Images of Viet Nam captured in photos, newspapers and films will go on display at an exhibition in France that starts this Saturday.
Book captures photography legend
A book on the Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Nick Ut, who took the iconic wartime photo of a naked girl fleeing a napalm attack, was issued yesterday by the Vietnam News Agency Publishing House.
Festival attracts young artists
Vietnamese citizens who are 18-to-35 years old are encouraged to submit their paintings, sculptures, installations, videos, performance and body art works for the third National Young Fine Arts Festival in August.
Ha Noi gets an Argentine treat
Ha Noi gets an Argentine treat

It goes without saying that mentions of Malbec wine and tango rhythms instantly conjure up thoughts of Argentina.

Resort restaurant goes green with chayote
Resort restaurant goes green with chayote

One chef had the unusual idea of creating a wide array of dishes from chayote, a plant popular in this highlands region. An Vu reports.

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Light it up with fire on Hue's Truong Tien Bridge Light it up with fire on Hue's Truong Tien Bridge

The 150-year-old Truong Tien Bridge, which spans over the renowned Huong (Perfume) River in Hue City, was lit up by fire in an installation by French artist Carabosse on Friday evening.

Hospital provides free asthma treatment Hospital provides free asthma treatment

The Bach Mai General Hospital will provide free check-up consultations and treatment to newly asthmatic patients on April 26, to mark Global Asthma Day (May 1).

Failure to address water pollution has consequences 1    Failure to address water pollution has consequences

Viet Nam needs to have a comprehensive, unified set of rules to control water pollution in the country, because the problem has assumed very serious proportions, experts and officials said at workshop yesterday.

Tokyo police release VNA flight attendant Tokyo police release VNA flight attendant

Vietnam Airlines announced on Wednesday that the Japanese authorities had released its 25-year-old flight attendant who had been arrested on suspicion of smuggling stolen goods.

Paean to people with disabilities Paean to people with disabilities

A photo exhibition in Dong Nai Province underscores the will and perseverance of 25 disabled people who overcame their situation to lead normal lives.