Central Highlands Gong being performed in the Republic of Korea
On October 22, 2008 the delegation of gong artisans from the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum left Vietnam for the Republic of Korea to participate in the Bucheon World Intangible Cultural Heritage Festival.
First tourists cycle to Ha Long Bay
A group of cycling foreign tourists started their four-day visit to Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh on October 21, 2008.
Belgium Helps Vietnam Preserve Paper Objects
The Vietnam Cultural University, coordinating with the Association for the Promotion of Overseas Education and Training (APEFE) in Wallonie Bruxelles, Belgium, held a training course on the preservation of paper…
Vietnam Named as One of Japan’s Top Ten Tourist Destinations
According to a representative from Vietnam’s tourism industry, Vietnam has won recognition as one of the top ten destinations by the Japanese government and Japanese tourism companies.
An agreement on visa exemption for diplomatic and official passport holders signed between Vietnam and the Republic of Paraguay’s governments will take effect as from October 26, 2008 announced the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Vietnam’s tourism potentials to be shown in UK
Vietnam’s tourism potentials and landscapes will be introduced to the World Travel Market (WTM) fair scheduled for London, the United Kingdom, from November 10-13, 2008.
Vietnam’s food products showcased in Paris
Fourteen Vietnamese foods and drinks producers are showcasing their products at SIAL 2008, the world’s biggest food fair in Paris from October 19-23, 2008.
Cinema lovers in Hanoi , northern port Hai Phong and central Da Nang cities will have opportunities to enjoy French film during the second French film festival which takes place from October 20-30, 2008.
A Vietnam cultural festival with the theme “Discovering Vietnam’s beauty through ‘ao dai’ (long dress) and food” was held in the Jawalharlan Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India, on October 17, 2008.
Saigontourist takes 76,000 cruise tourists to Halong Bay since early this year
Within the first ten months of this year, Saigontourist Travel and Services Company greeted more than 76,000 cruise tourists to Halong Bay, a 5.3 fold annual increase compared to previous years.
Vietnam to host Miss World 2010
Authorities of central Khanh Hoa province, where the Miss World contest to take place in 2010, and the RAAS Group held a press conference to announce the event on October 15, 2008.
Central Highlands Gong Artists to Perform in the Republic of Korea
According to the Department of Vietnamese Cultural Heritage, the Ho Moong Artistic troupe from the Central Highlands Province of Kon Tum will leave Vietnam on October 22, 2008 for the Republic of Korea to participate in the Bucheon World Intangible Cultural Heritage Festival being held from October 9-30, 2008.
Antiques and bonsai show in Hanoi
Eighty ancient objects from private collections dating from 2,500 years ago to the more recent Nguyen dynasty, are currently on display at the Hanoi Museum of Vietnamese History.
Indian contemporary arts exhibition opens
An exhibition featuring India’s contemporary art opened in Hanoi on October 15, 2008.
Vietnamese, Cuban paintings showcased in Holland
Art works by Vietnamese and Cuban painters are being displayed at an exhibition at the Hague’s Noordeinde street, the Netherlands.