A contest seeking designs for the ‘Kilometre Zero’ landmark, a national cultural symbol and significant tourist site next to Hoàn Kiếm Lake, has recently been launched.
People in Hà Nội welcomed the Year of the Rat with an unusual amount of rain before New Year's Eve while people in other cities and provinces enjoyed good weather.
Beginning the Lunar New Year watching a firework display has become an indispensable activity of many Vietnamese. There will be displays at 30 locations across Hà Nội for the first 15 minutes of the New Year from midnight until 12.15pm on January 25, 2020.
The old roofs, street corners, vendors and remarkable architecture make a soul of Hà Nội, according to photographer Nguyễn Việt Thanh, who showcased 30 photos of the beloved capital.
Hà Nội will hold 15-minute firework shows across the capital to welcome Tết, the Lunar New Year festival, in January.
Artists from across the country aged 7-70 will perform at the xẩm (blind wanderers’ music) festival from December 3-5 in the northern province of Ninh Bình.