The central city of Đà Nẵng plans to organise a wide range of cultural and festive programmes along the banks of the Hàn River at weekends and on public holidays to attract more international and local tourists.
HCM City’s Nguyễn Huệ Flower Street welcomed more than a million visitors during the seven-day Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday.
A set of criteria to build a “livable city” was in the final stages at a consultation conference hosted by the Đà Nẵng City Commission for Publicity and Education on Tuesday.
There is no event in our country that does not involve flowers, and it is fitting that the biggest festival of them all sees some stupendous floral shows, the most prominent of them being the transformation of Nguyễn Huệ Street in HCM City for the Tết (Lunar New Year) Holiday.
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.
Celebrations of the new year rarely lacks the display of pyrotechniques - the noise and lights of which are believed to scare the evils away and herald a robust new year of good health and prosperity.
Nguyễn Huệ Flower Street, a popular attraction during Tết (Lunar New Year), opened on February 13 night (December 28 of the lunar calendar) on Nguyễn Huệ Pedestrian Street in District 1, HCM City.
Calligraphy markets have begun sales 10 days before Tết (Lunar New Year), the traditional time for opening of the markets. .
More than 200 booths are showcasing a wide variety of flowers and speciality foods at the Hiệp Phước Industrial Park Spring Flower Fair in HCM City that opened on Wednesday (Feb 7).