The west bank of the Hồng (Red) River in Hà Nội’s Tây Hồ District is famous for its traditional flower villages – Tứ Liên, Nhật Tân, Quảng An and Phú Thượng.
Every year ahead of Tết (Lunar New Year), Mỹ Tân Commune in Nam Định Province is filled with splendid flowers.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta provinces boast wonderful sites for a holiday getaway during upcoming Lunar New year, with beautiful landscapes, flowers, wild birds and religious spots.
Flower growers are busy preparing for the upcoming Tết (Lunar New Year) which will begin on February 5.
Architect Hoàng Thúc Hào won the Bùi Xuân Phái Award in the Idea Prize category in 2010. He was the first Vietnamese architect to win SIA-Getz Architecture Prize for Emergent Architecture in Asia in 2016, and also the Vassilis Sgoutas Prize by the International Union of Architects (UIA) in 2017.
Switching from rice and maize to growing flowers and applying high-tech methods has helped earn Xuân Quan VNĐ200 billion (US$8.7 million) each year. Bùi Quỳnh Hoa reports.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Đồng Tháp plans to expand the scale of six famous craft villages to serve tourism needs and preserve traditional crafts.