Art programme, charity activities to be held to mark Vu Lan festival

An art programme will be held at the Hà Nội Opera House in August together with social welfare activities in the northern province of Điện Biên in celebration of the Vu Lan festival – a Buddhist tradition and a cultural activity aimed at honouring and showing gratitude to parents and ancestors
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A glass that's class

Nothing quite screams Việt Nam like the glasses people drink beer from. They’ve been around for decades and can be seen at every bia hơi in the country. Now in his 80s, we spoke to the man who designed this iconic glass and he admits he never thought they would be around for so long.
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National Drama Festival 2024 to stage exceptional performances in June

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoCST) has brought together the Department of Performing Arts to preside and coordinate with Việt Nam Theatre Artists' Association, the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Thái Nguyên Province, the Việt Bắc Folk Music and the Dance Theatre to present the biggest national performance event.

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Hà Nội's flavourful delight

Rich in flavours and cultural heritage, snail vermicelli is a beloved dish, cherished by generations of locals. Filled with plump snails and fragrant broths, the bowls include the secrets behind crafting this iconic Vietnamese delicacy. Let’s experience the essence of Hà Nội's culinary scene like never before.