Da Lat coloured with pink prunus cerasoides blossoms

Last update 14:53 | 15/01/2018

Thousands of prunus cerasoides cherry trees [cây hoa anh đào] in the Central Highlands city of Da Lat are in full bloom with pinkish white blossoms, creating a magnetic attraction to the locals and visitors.

Pinkish white prunus cerasoides blossoms are bringing about dreamlike scenes across the city which will be a favourable condition for the city to hold the prunus cerasoides blossom festival in late January.

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Prunus cerasoides cherry trees are in full blossom  Continue reading “Da Lat coloured with pink prunus cerasoides blossoms”

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Kumquat trees and peach blossoms beautify Hanoi’s winter

Last update 14:11 | 13/01/2018

Hanoi seems to be warmer with beautiful peach blossoms and kumquat trees.

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The Lunar New Year Festival (Tet) is still a month away, but gardeners in Nhat Tan flower village, Hanoi are taking special care of peach blossoms and kumquat trees to meet consumers’ demands during Tet. Continue reading “Kumquat trees and peach blossoms beautify Hanoi’s winter”

In photos: Saigonese celebrate Christmas

By Tuoi Tre News December 21, 2017, 19:02 GMT+7

In photos: Saigonese celebrate Christmas  
Children are kept warm in cold weather conditions. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Christmas is just a few days away so people in Ho Chi Minh City have flocked to the sparkling downtown area for celebration.

The cold weather in Ho Chi Minh City in recent days has added more Christmas atmosphere to the tropical city as the holiday is around the corner.People dart every night in droves to downtown areas where shopping malls and churches are decorated beautifully for Christmas. Continue reading “In photos: Saigonese celebrate Christmas”

Sparkling Hanoi streets welcome Christmas

Last update 16:32 | 19/12/2017

There is still one week left before Christmas but the festive atmosphere is hard to avoid with many streets colourfully decorated in the capital city of Hanoi.

Sparkling Hanoi streets welcome Christmas, entertainment events, entertainment news, entertainment activities, what’s on, Vietnam culture, Vietnam tradition, vn news, Vietnam beauty, news Vietnam, Vietnam news, Vietnam net news, vietnamnet news, vietnamne    Preparations have been underway at St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Nha Chung Street, Hanoi for two weeks before Christmas. Continue reading “Sparkling Hanoi streets welcome Christmas”

Người tái hiện “huyền thoại làng chài”

Trong Diễn đàn Kinh tế Miền Trung mới đây tại Đà Nẵng, có diễn giả cho rằng lâu nay “du khách đến miền Trung chủ yếu để đi tắm. Chúng ta có gì hơn đi tắm đâu?”. Cùng thời điểm đó, vở ca vũ nhạc kịch “Fishermen Show” trên sân khấu nhạc nước hiện đại đầu tiên ở Việt Nam tại Mũi Né-Phan Thiết bắt đầu công diễn, cho thấy đã có nguồn vốn đầu tư chảy vào văn hóa, giúp du khách đến đây không chỉ “để tắm” và còn thấy được những vẻ đẹp tinh tế khác.

Hình ảnh ấn tượng của Fishermen Show- Ảnh Kinh Luân

Continue reading “Người tái hiện “huyền thoại làng chài””

Hanoi Mid-Autumn Festival in the early 20th century

Last update 13:50 | 03/10/2017

Here are selected photographs of the Mid-Autumn Festival in early 20th century Hanoi. The photos are part of an exhibition showcased at the Heritage House at 87 Ma May Street, Hang Buom ward, Hanoi.

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The management board of Hanoi’s Old Quarter introduces this unique art installation displaying the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival of a family in Hanoi with photos from the early 20th century provided by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences. Continue reading “Hanoi Mid-Autumn Festival in the early 20th century”

Hanoians enjoy nostalgic Mid-Autumn festival

Last update 10:19 | 03/10/2017

A special Mid-Autumn festival began at Hanoi’s Temple of Literature on September 29, imbuing visitors with memories of the old days. Let’s explore the event through the following photos.

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The Temple of Literature is lit up with lanterns in almost of its corners. Continue reading “Hanoians enjoy nostalgic Mid-Autumn festival”

Early Mid-Autumn colors at District 5’s lantern street

Last update 17:09 | 20/09/2017

Although the Mid-Autumn Festival is still half a month from now, thousands of local and foreign tourists are rushing to the lantern quarter on Luong Nhu Hoc and Phu Dinh streets in HCMC’s District 5 during the weekend to admire the beauty of sparkling lanterns in different shapes and vibrant colors, pose for stunning photos and immerse themselves in the joyful and jubilant atmosphere.  Continue reading “Early Mid-Autumn colors at District 5’s lantern street”

Beautiful, emotional pictures of Le Vu Lan festival

Last update 15:38 | 06/09/2017

The Vietnamese Buddhist community welcomed the gods into their presence today (September 5) at pagodas and temples throughout Vietnam in celebrations to honour parents, both living and those who have followed the sun.

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The Le Vu Lan festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the 7th month of the lunar calendar and can be considered the most prominent celebration within Buddhism in the Southeast Asian country. Continue reading “Beautiful, emotional pictures of Le Vu Lan festival”

Vietnamese culture ministry to tighten management of festivals

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Some festivals in Vietnam have been infamous for chaotic stampedes and brutal rites

August 15,2017, 15:03 GMT+7

Vietnamese culture ministry to tighten management of festivals
A chaotic stampede is seen at a spring festival in Hanoi. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism is looking to draft a decree on festival management and organization, in response to public complaints about the commercialization and brutality of some local festivities.The ministry has requested government directions on its initiative, and will unveil the first draft of the decree before 2018 should the plan be given the green light, said Trinh Thi Thuy, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Elaborating on its decision, the ministry said some local festivals have recently been criticized for their violent and offensive content. Continue reading “Vietnamese culture ministry to tighten management of festivals”

Co Loa – the oldest citadel in Vietnam

Last update 09:53 | 11/04/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – Co Loa Citadel was built near Phong Khe, about 20 km to the north of today’s Hanoi, during the end of the Hong Bang Dynasty (about 257 BCE). The fortress is a spiral-shaped complex of the then new capital. The site was the source of various relics of the Dong Son culture of the Bronze Age.

According to folklore, An Duong Vuong defeated the last of the Hung Kings in 257 BCE and founded the kingdom of Au Lac, choosing the site of Co Loa as his capital.

Co Loa is a very large site and is the dominant presence in the northern floodplain of the Red River Delta, which would have required a large amount of labor and resources to have built in its time. Continue reading “Co Loa – the oldest citadel in Vietnam”

Sea festival opens in Nha Trang

vietnamnews Update: June, 11/2017 – 09:00

The 2017 Nha Trang Sea Festival opened on Saturday night in the central province of Khánh Hòa. — Photo vtv.vn

Viet Nam News KHÁNH HÒA The 2017 Nha Trang Sea Festival, themed “Extending the Circle of Friendship”, opened Saturday night in the central province of Khánh Hòa, with a wide array of artistic, cultural and sporting activities.

This year’s festival is expected to host as many as 50 art performances, exhibitions, sporting competitions and food events, the highest number of activities since its inception. The festival is expected to welcome 150,000 visitors. Continue reading “Sea festival opens in Nha Trang”

This peace-wishing event is arguably ‘Vietnam’s merriest festival’

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Updated : 06/06/2017 15:11 GMT + 7

A photographer believes that the Dai Ky Yen Festival in the Mekong Delta region of southern Vietnam is the country’s ‘merriest festival’.

Photographer Huynh Phuc Hau has captured photos of a Dai Ky Yen celebration in his hometown in Binh Thuy Commune, Chau Phu District of An Giang Province.

The Dai Ky Yen (Wish for Peace) Festival is an annual Tuletary God Worshipping event that takes place every year on the ninth and tenth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar. Continue reading “This peace-wishing event is arguably ‘Vietnam’s merriest festival’”

Lễ hội Đại kỳ yên hóa trang tưng bừng ‘vui nhất Việt Nam’

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05/06/2017 14:03 GMT+7

TTO – Nhiếp ảnh gia Huỳnh Phúc Hậu tự hào giới thiệu với mọi người rằng Lễ hội Đại kỳ yên đình thần Bình Thủy – xã Bình Thủy, huyện Châu Phú, An Giang – quê anh là… vui nhất Việt Nam.

Lễ hội Đại kỳ yên hóa trang tưng bừng 'vui nhất Việt Nam'
Dẫn đầu đám rước là xe của Thần Du Vãng Cảnh đi vòng quanh xã. Ảnh: HUỲNH PHÚC HẬU

Mỗi năm, vào ngày mùng 9 và mùng 10 tháng Năm âm lịch, người dân xã Bình Thủy, huyện châu Phú, tỉnh An Giang lại tổ chức Lễ hội Đại kỳ yên (cúng Đình) nhằm tưởng nhớ vị Thần Hoàng Bổn Cảnh có công lập làng.

Ngoài những nghi thức đám rước, cúng lễ… người dân xã Bình Thủy đã biến lễ hội quê mình thành những ngày vui chơi náo nhiệt với nhiều hoạt động như thể thao, đua thuyền, hóa trang… Continue reading “Lễ hội Đại kỳ yên hóa trang tưng bừng ‘vui nhất Việt Nam’”