Rituals to see in New Year re-enacted at Thang Long citadel
Traditional rituals to see off the old year and ring in the new year were performed at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, a UNESCO world heritage site, on January 26.
Spring Festival 2019 honours traditional Vietnamese culture
The Spring Festival 2019 will take place at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts, No.2 Hoa Lu street, Ha Noi from January 25-28, honouring the traditional culture of…
Japan-Viet Nam Festival attracts crowds in Ho Chi Minh City
The sixth Japan – Viet Nam Festival opened in Ho Chi Minh City on January 19, attracting numerous city dwellers and visitors.
Craft villages shine in Hoi An’s Tet programme
Craft villages are at the centre of a series of lunar New Year (Tet) activities, which are taking place at the Hoi An Impression Theme Park in Hoi An city, a World Heritage site in the central province of Quang Nam, from January 11 to February 11.
Programme honours value of Viet Nam’s brocade cultures
A brocade culture space programme opened in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong on January 14 as part of the first Viet Nam brocade culture festival.
Dien Bien: Pa Khoang hosts second cherry blossom festival
Thousands of visitors flocked to the northwestern mountainous province of Dien Bien for the second cherry blossom festival that kicked off in Pa Khoang commune, Dien Bien district, on January 12. 
Ban flower festival to feature various activities
The Ban Flower Festival will be held from March 13-18 this year in the northwest province of Dien Bien and featuring a wide range of activities, heard a press conference in Dien Bien Phu City on January 7.   
Hai Duong kicks off tourism cultural festival to welcome New Year
Hai Duong province launched a tourism cultural festival on the evening of December 30 to welcome New Year 2019, including a street carnival with the participation of 2,000 artists.
Rice paper festival opens in Tay Ninh
The southern province of Tay Ninh is hosting a festival highlighting the local specialty - banh trang phoi suong (rice paper exposed to the fog), which has been recognised as part of the National Intangible Heritage, with the aim to promote traditional food and handicrafts.
French gastronomy festival to take place in Ha Noi
The first Balade en France in Ha Noi is set to take place at the city’s Ly Thai To Statue Square from December 14-16, said French Ambassador to Viet Nam Bertrand Lortholary in a media briefing on December 11 in Ha Noi.
Kon Tum’s culture, tourism week features various activities
Kon Tum Province will organise a culture and tourism week from December 14 to 17 with the participation of over 700 artists from Central Highlands localities, along with central Quang Nam and Quang Ngai and southern An Giang provinces.
Cherry blossom festival to return to Pa Khoang, Dien Bien
The cherry blossom festival will return to Pa Khoang Commune, Dien Bien District, the northwestern province of Dien Bien for the second time from January 11 – 13, 2019.
Cuisine festival helps introduce Viet Nam’s images to int’l friends
An international cuisine festival, the sixth of its kind was held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Service Department for Diplomatic Corps at the Van Phuc Diplomatic Compound in Ha Noi on December 9.
Tay Ninh to host the first traditional rice crepe festival
The first Trang Bang - Banh Trang Phoi Suong (dew-soaked rice crepe) Festival will take place in Tay Ninh Province’s Trang Bang District from December 20 to 25, according to the province’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. 
Central Highland Gong Culture festival wraps up
The 2018 Central Highland Gong Culture festival officially wrapped up in Pleiku city, Gia Lai Province, on December 2 after three days of lively activities.