Easy to read and understand, Vietnamese calligraphy is a lot simpler to understand than the Han Chinese version, which helped boost its popularity during Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday.
Seven historical, artistic and architectural relics have been officially recognised as special national sites by the Prime Minister, including Mù Cang Chải terraced fields in the northern province of Yên Bái.
Hà Nội has been named by British weekly magazine Hello as the top city in its seven best destinations in Asia for backpackers.
The Hai Bà Trưng Temple Festival in Hà Nội’s outskirt Mê Linh District has officially received the title of “National intangible cultural heritage".
One of Việt Nam’s longest festivals, the Hương (Perfume) Pagoda festival, kicked off Wednesday – the sixth day of the first lunar month – in Hương Sơn Commune, Mỹ Đức District, on the outskirts of Hà Nội.
The opening ceremony of 2017 Bái Đính pagoda Festival was held on Thursday, the sixth day of the first lunar month, in northern province of Ninh Bình. The annual festival will remain open until the third lunar month of this year.