Night market opens in Hue
The Hue City People's Committee launched a pedestrian-only night market along Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street from Truong Tien Bridge to Phu Xuan Bridge on January 2.
Vietnam, Laos host cultural exchange programme
A cultural exchange between ethnic minority groups of Vietnam and Laos took place at the Lao National Culture Hall in Vientiane on December 28.
Cruise liner brings 2,000 foreign visitors to Hue
The Superstar Aquarius cruise ship with more than 2,000 visitors on board will arrive in the former imperial city of Hue on December 31 to welcome the New Year.
Int’l bonsai and flower festival opens in Da Lat
More than 6,000 flowers, 3,000 bonsais, nearly 3,500 wood and rock products and about 725 calligraphy works are on display at the Da Lat international bonsai and flower festival from December 30-January 3
Vietnam receives more than 6 million foreign tourists in 2011
In December 2011, more than 593,000 foreign tourists visited Vietnam, bringing the total arrivals to the country in the whole year to more than 6 million, a 19.1 percent increase from 2010.
Flower festival to add colour to Tet
The Phu My Hung Spring Flower Festival this year hopes to bring a richer assortment of blossoms to attract more residents and visitors during the Lunar New Year holiday.
92 businesses join Da Lat flower festival
Ninety-two domestic and international businesses have registered to participate in the Da Lat international flower festival 2012, according to Lam Dong provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
HCM City hopes to welcome 3.8 million int’l visitors in 2012
HCM City aims to receive 3.8 million foreign arrivals in 2012, 8 percent more than in 2011, according to the Municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Cruise ship brings 900 visitors
Some 900 passengers and crew who came aboard the British luxury cruise ship Voyages of Discovery are on an eight-day visit of Vietnam beginning Dec. 23.
“Long Bien Bridge – Past and Present” Picture Exhibiton
The opening ceremony of a picture exhibition themed “Long Bien Bridge – Past and Present” was held at the Exhibition House at 93 Dinh Tien Hoang, Hanoi on December 19th, 2011.