Ten notable culture, sports and tourism events of 2019
17:49 | 10/01/2020
VGP - The Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism has announced the top 10 culture, sports and tourism events of Viet Nam in 2019.

The events were then finalised through an online poll, which took place from January 2 to 6 at http://sukienvhttdl.bvhttdl.gov.vn, and through votes by 100 journalists working in culture, sports and tourism columns on January 3.

Following is the list of standout events:

Viet Nam’s ‘Then’ practice honoured as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

1. Law on Library – A motivation to develop libraries and cultivate reading culture 

2. The return of classical ballet Swan Lake to Vietnamese stage after 35 years

3. Viet Nam’s ‘Then’ practice honoured as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

4. Celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the formation and development of Cai Luong

5. Viet Nam sports delegation achieves exceptionally excellent performance at 30th SEA Games

Viet Nam women's team celebrate winning their sixth SEA Games gold medal in the Philippines on December 8, 2019.

6. Impressive achievement of national football in the regional arena

7. Ha Noi to host Formula 1 race in 2020, making Viet nam the 22nd country to host Formula 1.

8. Viet Nam welcomes record number of foreign visitors in 2019

9. Viet Nam’s tourism wins global and regional prestigious prizes

10. Viet Nam successfully hosts the ASEAN Travel Forum 2019.

                                                                                                                By Vien Nhu 

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