Da Nang International Fireworks Contest wraps up 09:08 | 01/05/2013
VGP - Under the theme “Love for Han River”, the 2013 Danang International Fireworks Competition successfully concluded with the victory of the US team Melrose Pyrotechnics. 
Over 2.4 mil int’l visitors to VN in four months 17:30 | 29/04/2013
VGP - Viet Nam welcomed nearly 614,000 foreign visitors in April, bringing the total number of foreign arrivals to more than 2.4 million in the first four months, according to the General Statistics Office.
Carnival sets Ha Long city alight 19:45 | 28/04/2013

VGP - Ha Long city in the northern province of Quang Ninh sparkled with lights and colors during the 2013 Ha Long Carnival that kicked off on the night of April 27.  

First int’l cuisines festival in Da Nang 17:26 | 25/04/2013

VGP - A program entitled “International Cuisine Culture Day 2013” will be co-organized in the central city of Da Nang by the Da Nang Center for Events and Festivals Organization, the Russian Consulate General in Da Nang and the Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Viet Nam.

Hung Kings Temple Festival celebrated nationwide   18:11 | 19/04/2013

VGP - A series of activities are taking place nationwide to commemorate Hung Kings, known as the founders of Viet Nam, from the eighth to the eleventh day of the third lunar month.

 

Festival highlights nation’s 1st ancient capital 20:51 | 18/04/2013

VGP - A resounding drum performance opened Hoa Lu Ancient Capital Festival 2013 on April 17 in the northern province of Ninh Binh in tribute to King Dinh Tien Hoang who established the first centralized feudal state in Viet Nam in 968.

Van Mieu to receive Memory of the World certificate 17:55 | 22/02/2013
VGP – Ha Noi will hold a ceremony to receive the UNESCO’s certificate that include 82 stone steles at Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) in the list of heritages recognized as the Memory of the World Register on February 25.
Yen Tu named special national relic 19:06 | 19/02/2013

VGP – A ceremony to hand over a certificate of special national relic for the sacred Buddhist land and historical site of Yen Tu in northeastern Quang Ninh province was organized on the occasion of the opening of Yen Tu festival.

Bonanza for tourism industry 20:42 | 17/02/2013

VGP - This year’s nine-day Lunar New Year holiday has helped drive large numbers of local and foreign visitors to tourist destinations across the country, raising hopes of a successful year for the tourism industry. 

Thu Hong bamboo and rattan craft village 11:02 | 16/02/2013
VGP – Many years ago, when talking about furniture, the residents in the old imperial capital of Thang Long (present-day Ha Noi) had a saying “Wooden houses by the Khmer and bamboo houses by Hong Village’s artisans” to praise the traditional craft of making bamboo and rattan products that has existed for 300 years in Thu Hong Village in the commune of Xuan Thu, Soc Son District, Ha Noi.