• Huong pagoda festival draws droves

    The cold weather couldn’t keep thousands of pilgrims and tourists away from the Huong Pagoda Festival, the nation’s longest and most elaborate annual festival that opened on February 12 morning in the northern province of Ha Tay.
  • Three sites nominated as natural wonders

    Ha Long Bay, Mt. Fansipan and Phong Nha Cave have been nominated as “new natural wonders of the world” in the first round of a contest sponsored by the New Wonders organisation.
  • Two Trung Sisters' Uprising marked

    A meeting was held on February 12 in Me Linh district, northern Vinh Phuc province to mark the 1968th anniversary of the Two Trung Sisters' Uprising.
  • Ford Foundation sponsors Hue Festival

    The US Ford Foundation has granted US $100,000 to a biennial festival in the imperial Hue City which is scheduled for June 3-11.
  • 219th anniversary of Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory celebrated nationwide

    A festival was held at the Dong Da Park in Dong Da district, Hanoi, on February 11 to mark the 219th anniversary of Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da Victory led by national hero Nguyen Hue.