The Hanoitimes - The event introduces several folk dances, folk singing, cuisines, and local products, which show the Vietnamese ethnic groups’ cultures and customs. A series of activities themed “Great unity of Vietnamese ethnic groups’ cultural quintessence – Vietnamese Cultural Heritage” is taking place at Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Son Tay town, Hanoi from now on to November 30, Dan Sinh newspaper reported. Illustrative photo. The event introduces several folk dances, folk singing, cuisines, and local products, which show the Vietnamese ethnic groups’ cultures and customs. The activities are expected to create a tourism destination that can attract more visitors and promote the village’s tourism products. The highlight of the cultural activities is the art program titled “The legend of the buckwheat blossom” jointly held by Viet Bac Arts and Culture College and the ethnic groups. The buckwheat is a close and popular … [Read more...] about Hanoi to host serial activities to honor Vietnamese ethnic groups’ cultural quintessence
Vietnamese film festival
There are many festival across the year in Vietnam, with some main events as above: 1. Tet (Lunar New Year) is the largest, most important festival in Vietnam when many people return home to celebrate the arrival of spring based on the Vietnamese lunar calendar with their families. 2. The Hue Festival is a famed biennial international event in the central province of Thua-Thien Hue with a host of alluring artistic and cultural activities provided by performers from Vietnam and many other countries. 3. The Hoi An Lantern Festival is probably one of Vietnam’s most famous and unique festivals. In the ancient city of Hoi An, they turn off the electricity on the 14th day of every lunar month when the moon is at its fullest and brightest. Then, colorful lanterns are lit to brighten up the city, giving visitors a sense of peace and nostalgia. 4. The Da Lat Flower Festival is a biennial event which honors flowers and horticulture in the namesake capital city of the Central Highlands … [Read more...] about What are the major festivals in Vietnam?
The Hanoitimes - Ethnic groups in northeast mountainous area will showcase their colorful vibrant rituals at the festival. On the occasion of the New Year’s Eve 2021, the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism will hold a special cultural exchanged program, taking place from December 31 to January 3, 2021. Ha Nhi ethnic group/ Photo: Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism Themed "Spring in mountain markets”, the cultural village will be divided into different spaces, including the one for purchasing and exchanging goods among ethnic groups, an entertainment space where folk performances and games are organized; and a culinary area which serves dishes and products of the Mong, Ha Nhi and Lu ethnic groups. During the three days of this cultural festival, ethnic minorities groups will introduce their unique colorful festivals and rituals imbued with their identities to visitors. The Lu ethnic people in Lai Chau province … [Read more...] about Tet rituals of Vietnamese ethnic people will be re-enacted
The move will see the French Institute of Vietnam (L’Espace) introduce seven classical and modern French movies to local audiences from March 1 until the end of the year. The films will be screened in 10 cities and provinces nationwide, including Hanoi, Hai Phong, Thai Nguyen, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Lao Cai, Thua Thien-Hue, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Lat, and Can Tho. The Ministry also noted that screenings will only take place once the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has fully been brought under control in localities. In addition, relevant preventive measures must also be observed. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese audiences get chance to view seven French movies
Vietnam logs no new COVID-19 infections on March 1 morning Vietnam documented zero COVID-19 infections in the past 12 hours as of 6:00 am on March 1, leaving the national tally unchanged at 2,448 patients, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. Earlier, Vietnam reported 16 COVID-19 cases at 6pm on February 28, including 12 locally infected cases in the northern province of Hai Duong, the country's largest COVID-19 hotspot, and four imported cases in the southern provinces of Tay Ninh and Dong Thap. Of the total infections, there were 1,542 domestically-transmitted cases, including 849 recorded since the latest outbreak hit the northern province of Hai Duong on January 27. Ten cities and provinces nationwide have gone through 16 consecutive days without any locally-infected cases of COVID-19, including Hoa Binh, Dien Bien, Ha Giang, Binh Duong, Hung Yen, Bac Giang, Gia Lai, Bac Ninh, Quang Ninh, and Ho Chi Minh City. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES MARCH 1