‘Cham Colours in Binh Thuan' exhibition opens
A fine art exhibition entitled ‘ Cham Colours in Binh Thuan’ opened in the province on September 27 as part of the Cham Kate Festival 2011.
“Quan ho” folk singing contest opens
Almost 200 artists, both amateurs and professional, are competing at the 22nd “Quan ho” (love duets) folk singing contest in the northern province of Bac Ninh.
“Quang Nam – Heritage Journey” Festival 2009
will take place in Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province from June 4 to 7, 2009 with many special programmes.
“The Gift of Italy” launched in Vietnam
The Italian embassy in Vietnam has introduced its “The Gift of Italy” program in response to the Week of the Italian Language in the World.
100 years of Hanoi Opera House celebrated
Certificates of National Heritage were awarded to the Hanoi Opera House and August Revolution Square in downtown Hanoi during a ceremony held on December 9 to mark the centenary of the historic theatre.
2,500-year-old Sa Huynh artefacts found
Thousands of Sa Huynh Culture artefacts, some dating back to the fifth century BC, have been discovered at Phu Truong in Phan Thiet following three months of excavations.
25 Star Cruises ships to dock at Chan May Port
From now until April 2012 Star Cruises Company from Malaysia will make 25 trips to Chan May Port, carrying about 300,000 tourist arrivals to the UNESCO World Heritage town of Hue in central Vietnam by sea.
33 paintings of Vietnam by Polish artist to be displayed
The Polish Embassy in Vietnam announces that 33 paintings of Vietnamese landscapes by Polish artist Franciszek Ryszard Mazurek will be displayed at an exhibition in Hanoi from March 3rd to 10th.
36,000 people visit President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum
More than 36,000 visitors paid their respects at Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum on September 2, says the mausoleum’s management board.
400 artisans attend Gong Festival in Gia Lai
More than 400 artisans from the J’rai and Bahnar ethnic minorities gathered at a gong festival in Kbang district in the central highland province of Gia Lai on June 13-14.