Accordingly, folk arts, circus performance and chess games will be held at Ly Thai To Monument, Ba Kieu Temple area and Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square. Diverse activities will take place at these areas on December 1-2 including the National Volunteer Festival, circus march and running programs at Ly Thai To Monument area, and AIDS prevention programs at the Hang Trong-Le Thai To crossroads. A digital technology and e-commerce week and the 2018 national green week will be held on December 7-9. Especially, from December 14-16, there will be the 2018 French Culture held by the French Embassy at Ly Thai To Monument area and art program to mark the New Year at Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square. On December 22-23, a cultural program titled “Amazing Thailand” will be held at Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square. On December 29-30, a vast array of activities to promote cultural and tourism of Dien Bien province and art performances to mark the New Year will be held at Ly Thai To Monument … [Read more...] about Hoan Kiem pedestrian streets expect diverse cultural, sports events in Dec.
The event is co-organized by the Hanoi Old Quarter Management Board and A Designer Fashion Academy-Hanoi as well as artisans from craft villages. Diverse activities are planned including fashion shows, tips about the art of make-up and hairstyling, photoshoots with costumes in the collections, performances of traditional music and guidelines for playing folk games. On October 9, there will be a program on Vietnam’s traditional craft villages where visitors will gain insights about carving and jewelry and have an exchange with artisans from craft villages. These cultural activities aim to promote the value of heritage and heighten public responsibility for preserving heritages and boosting tourism development. … [Read more...] about Diverse cultural activities to take place in Hanoi’s Old Quarter
Thailand's handicraft products introduced at the Thai Festival 2018 (Source: toquoc.vn) Hanoi (VNA) – The 10th Thai Festival kicked off at Ly Thai To Monument area by Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi on September 15, with free entry offered to visitors. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Charge d’affaires at the Thai Embassy in Vietnam Wanthanee Viputwongsakul said that the two-day festival aims to not only enhance people-to-people exchanges but also introduce every aspect of Thailand to Vietnamese friends through diverse culture, delectable cuisine, and art performances. Visitors to the festival have a chance to enjoy traditional dances, beautiful destinations, Thai street food and contemplate Muay Thai (Thai boxing). The event has attracted 50 businesses based in the north-eastern region of Thailand, all companies and importers operating in Vietnam and travel agents. They are presenting their products and look for chances to find partners. The proceeds from the event will be … [Read more...] about Thai Festival 2018 opens in Hanoi, featuring diverse culture
A performance of "Khen" art (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – A traditional market in the northwestern province of Son La will be re-enacted at a festival honouring Vietnam’s ethnic groups, scheduled to take place during the Southern Liberation and National Reunification Day (April 30) and May Day holidays at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism. The market day will introduce local dishes and folk games of people in the Mong, Dao, Thai, Muong, Kho Mu and Tay groups to visitors. Themed Colours of Vietnamese ethnic minority groups, the festival will also honour typical cultural characteristics of ethnic groups in Son La, including Mong people’s “Khen” art (a type of bamboo pipe) and the “pieu” scarf of Thai women, a specialty of their costume. The Xen Cung festival of Kho Mu people in Dien Bien province will also be re-enacted at the event. “Khen” art of the Mong ethnic group in Son La was named national … [Read more...] about Ethnic culture in Son La province to be introduced
An art performance at the Vietnam Ethnic Groups’ Cultural Day 2017 (Source: anninhthudo.vn)The programme will draw the participation of the Vietnam National Music Song and Dance Theatre; Vietnam National Opera & Ballet; Viet Bac Folk Theatre, Vietnam National Academy of Music; artistic troupes from Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang and Lang Son provinces, and the Voice of Vietnam; Hue royal arts theatre; Khmer ethnic artistic troupe from Soc Trang province; and Vietnam Dance College. The programme will introduce the cultures of several ethnic minority groups such as Thai, Tay, Dao, Hmong, Lo Lo, Kho Mu; melodies associated with daily life of the Kinh people in the Red River Delta and wet rice civilization; and folk songs’ association with life and production in central Vietnam. Customs will be also introduced through cultural activities of ethnic minority groups in south central Vietnam. The programme aims to popularize the image of Vietnamese land and people with … [Read more...] about Special art performance on Vietnam Ethnic Groups’ Cultural Day