Art & Entertainment News 20/12

Twelve sites recognised as national relics Twelve archaeological, historical and architectural relics around the country have been recognised as national relic sites by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The Ky Anh ancient rock rampart in Ky Lac commune, Ky Anh district, Ha Tinh province. The list consists of three archaeological, seven historical and two … [Read more...]

Social News 19/12

Food safety inspections increase for Tet holiday The Viet Nam Food Administration (VAF) has called for more inspections to ensure food safety nationwide as Tet approaches. "From now to the end of March, inter-ministerial inspection teams will visit food production and trading units of all levels, especially in big cities with high consumption and food processing villages … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News 19/12

Christmas concert with Hanoi Ensemble Christmas is just around the corner, and to celebrate the special occasion, Manzi and Hanoi Ensemble have teamed up to present a special chamber concert. Come, sip some mulled wine and enjoy some favourite Christmas tunes - classical, folk, contemporary and popular. Hanoi Ensemble's musicians and teachers come from the Viet Nam National … [Read more...]

Thai ethnic group festival to kicks off

The Hanoitimes - The Thai ethnic group festival will be held from December 27 to 29 in the northwestern mountainous province of Lai Chau . The festival is expected to draw the participation of eight provinces including Lai Chau, Dien Bien, Hoa Binh, Son La, Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Nghe An and Thanh Hoa. The opening ceremony for the festival will be broadcast live on VTV2 and VTV5 … [Read more...]

Press digest – December 17

President hails stage artists’ role in culture The Party and State always treasure the role of performing arts in the national culture and create favourable conditions for the arts to develop, President Truong Tan Sang said at the 8th congress of the Viet Nam Association of Stage Artists in Ha Noi on December 17. He commended the association on its efforts to encourage … [Read more...]

Eight provinces to join first Thai ethnic group festival

VGP – The first-ever cultural festival of Viet Nam’s Thai ethnic group will take place in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau from December 27-29. Under the theme "Preservation and upholding of the Thai ethnic group’s cultural identity in the new period of international integration and national development," the event lures the participation of … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News 18/12

Real-life adventurous Escape Room Escape Room, a popular real-life adventurous game in many countries adapted from a computer game of the same name, is now available at Crescent Mall in HCMC’s District 7, attracting a lot of participants, especially youth. There are six categories in the game including jail, slaughterhouse, bubble house, vampire lair, and burglary at … [Read more...]

Thai ethnic group festival to showcase culture

Various cultural and sports activities, featuring the Thai ethnic group's traditional identities, will be held for the first time in the northern Lai Chau province from December 27 to 29. The event will bring together local people and those from the provinces of Dien Bien, Hoa Binh and Son La, as well as Lao Cai, Yen Bai and Nghe An, besides Thanh Hoa, where the majority of … [Read more...]

Thai ethnic group festival to take place in Lai Chau province for first time

Photo for illustration. (Source: The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism) On December 16th, in Hanoi, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism held a press briefing on the Thai ethnic group festival, which will take place for the first time in the northwestern mountainous province of Lai Chau from December 27th - 29th. Under the theme "Preserving and promoting … [Read more...]