First ever Hanoi Carnival features diverse cultures
The first ever Hanoi Carnival 2012 is underway in Indochina Plaza in Cau Giay district, offering inspiring things for young Hanoians, who is thirsty for knowledge of cultures around the world, or foreigners, who want to know more about Vietnam, to explore.
First sandcastle competition held in Da Nang
The first Da Nang Sandcastle Competition was held on My Khe beach in Da Nang city on May 13, with over 300 people from 70 teams participating.
First two Thang Long dragons unveiled in town
The first two special edition dragons to mark the millennium of Thang Long-Hanoi had their HCMC launch on August 6 at the Park Royal Hotel in Tan Binh District .
Five more airlines open routes to Vietnam
An additional five airlines have registered to launch or resume flights to Vietnam between now and the end of this year.
Five-star Bahamas cruise liner visits Vung Tau
Five -star cruise liner Voyager of the Seas of Bahamas owner Royal Caribean brought 3,200 tourists to the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on October 28.
Folk paintings on show in Lang Son
Nearly 78 folk paintings from the collection of the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum are being displayed in the northern province of Lang Son from May 18-30.
Foreign arrivals in Hanoi rise 20 percent
More than one million foreigners have arrived Hanoi in the first six months this year, up 20 percent from a year ago.
Foreign arrivals to Vietnam up nearly 11 percent
welcomed over 3.8 million foreign arrivals in the January-July period, up 10.8 percent over the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
Foreign arrivals up 9.4 percent in eight months
Vietnam has welcomed almost 4.4 million visitors in the first eight months of 2012, a year-on-year increase of 9.4 percent, according to the General Statistics Office.
Foreign stars count down to New Year
A large number of Vietnamese and foreign artists will gather at Heineken Countdown Parties in Ho Chi Minh City and Nha Trang City on December 31 to welcome the New Year 2012.