One of Việt Nam’s longest festivals, the Hương (Perfume) Pagoda festival, kicked off Wednesday – the sixth day of the first lunar month – in Hương Sơn Commune, Mỹ Đức District, on the outskirts of Hà Nội.
As part of a series of cultural activities being held across the country, a boat racing competition was held on the Lô River in the northern province of Tuyên Quang, on Monday, or the fourth day of the Lunar New Year.
The tourism industry has greatly benefited from the Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday, with all regions of the country reporting a sharp rise in the number of tourists.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and local authorities have pledged to join forces to boost the management and organisation of cultural festivities across the country.
One of the two bridges connecting the mainland and Đá Bạc Island in the southernmost Cà Mau Province has been seriously damaged.
Enhancing women’s involvement in cultural, sports and tourism activities is the focus of a deal signed between the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism and Việt Nam Women’s Union in Hà Nội.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Cần Thơ received 700,000 tourists during Tết (Lunar New Year), 10 per cent higher than last year, according to its Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Đoàn Trường Lợi of Phú Yên triumphed in the professional category of the National Motor Racing Championship, which concluded in the southern province of Cần Thơ on Monday.
A father and son were killed when a four-seat car caught fire near a tourism site in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai on Tuesday.