Đường Lâm Village on the western outskirts of Hà Nội has been considered as a live museum of ancient villages. In an attempt to preserve cultural heritage, local authorities are trying to develop various creative spaces inside the village to lure more tourists.
The inauguration of a monument honouring Portuguese missionary Francisco de Pina (1585-1625) – the founder of the modern writing system of the Romanised Vietnamese script – will be held in Guarda City, Portugal on November 26.
This is a win, win. Việt Nam has a rich history in fabrication and fashion. The experience of being guided through a fabric market and choosing the feel of your future favourite garments is a cultural experience in itself.
“By organising these specialised exhibitions, the Hanoi Museum not only showcases its role as a prominent cultural creative space in the capital city Hà Nội but also realises its commitments and initiatives to integrate creative activities into all aspects of life,” said Director of the Hanoi Museum, Nguyễn Tiến Đà
The Temple of Literature, the first university of Việt Nam built in the 11th century, has recently opened at night with dazzling 3D light shows. The heritage site turns out to be illusory and sparkling with tales about the eagerness to learn the traditions of Vietnamese people screened on trees and stones. The show is an attempt to attract more tourists to the site at night.
The Train Restaurant in HCM City's District 7 is fun for the whole family, because here diners are served dishes on model trains! Nguyễn Thị Thêu opened this business after visiting a similar restaurant in the Czech Republic, and wanted to bring this model back to Việt Nam.
Hà Nội Creative Design Festival 2023 is currently taking place with over 60 events spanning 17 districts. Take a special train to the old Gia Lâm train factory to get a peek into the dynamic and innovative creations, blending tradition with the modern and fostering a vibrant creative community in Hà Nội.