11 new intangible forms of the nation’s cultural heritage recognised

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced a list of eleven newly recognised forms of the nation’s intangible cultural heritage.

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Ho Chi Minh City to operate 11 inland ports

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

The construction of 11 inland wharves throughout Ho Chi Minh City has been completed, with each expected to facilitate local tourism after they become operational.

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HCMC operates 11 wharves for river tourism

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The Ho Chi Minh City Inland Waterway Port Authority, the investor, yesterday said that it has completed the upgrading of piers to help develop the city's river tourism.

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Newly-recognized national intangible cultural heritages announced

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Phu Le “Sac bua” (Tet greeting) singing in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre has been officially recognized as a national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

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Hanoi traffic blocked as prayers fill street for full-moon ritual

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Thousands of people filled a street in Hanoi on Friday as they attended a ceremony to pray for luck, apparently unconcerned if traffic would be paralyzed for hours thanks to their worshipping.

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Tour operators warn of rise in cost of package holidays

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

Tour operators have warned that Vietnam holidaymakers will have to pay higher prices this year due to their need to pass along the rising entry fees to popular tourism attractions.

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Ministry staff found visiting pagoda during work hours

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Ministry of Industry and Trade said that it will issue serious punishment to its staff that were found to have visited a pagoda during their work hours.

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Cao Bang has new national treasures

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Báo điện tử CP English 2 week(s) ago

VGP - The northern province of Cao Bang has announced a PM’s decision recognizing a pair of bells at the Da Quan relic complex in Hung Dao commune of Cao Bang city as national treasures.

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Vietnam’s first sand statue park attracts visitors

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago

A park with sand statues named “Forgotten Land” in the south central province of Binh Thuan opened for visitors in January 2017.

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Yen Tu Buddhist Spring Festival opens in Quang Ninh

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

The annual big spring festival for Buddhists and tourists nationwide which was opened at Trinh pagoda on Yen Tu Mountain in Uong Bi city of Quang Ninh province on the 10th day of the first lunar month which fell on February 6th.
Buddhist monks, pilgrims and tourists flocked to Yen Tu historical site.

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10,000 Buddhists laugh and set a record

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago

Around 10,000 Buddhists set a Vietnamese record by laughing together at the opening ceremony of An Lạc Spring Festival 2017 at Khai Nguyên Pagoda in Hà Nội on Sunday.

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In northern Vietnam, worshipping places fill with misbehaving pilgrims

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

The first month of the new lunar year is often a time for Vietnamese to visit places of worship in order to wish for fortune and prosperity, though this year seems to be marred by reports of pilgrims unable to behave at various holy sites.

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HCM City to develop cuisine-based tourism

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

The tourism sector of Ho Chi Minh City will develop traditional culinary culture into a special tourism product with a view to luring more tourists in 2017.

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Buddhist festivals open

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Thousands of Buddhists and visitors have arrived at the Huong and Bai Dinh pagodas to join the two largest spring festivals in the north which opened on February 2.

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Spring festival draws tourists to Bac Ninh

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago

Tens of thousands of visitors flocked to Phat Tich Pagoda in the northern province of Bac Ninh for a local annual spring festival, held on January 31 (the fourth day of the first lunar month).

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