Exploring Vietnam in the Lunar New Year By Dat Tien in HCMC Lunar New Year seems to be the most important holiday for Vietnamese as well as an occasion for tourists to enjoy a diverse selection of package tours. On these tours, tourists will experience the elated atmosphere of a traditional Vietnamese Lunar New Year Feast. Tours departing from the South offer relaxing trips which will include visiting pagodas to pray for good luck and happiness in the New Year. Options include a three-day-HCMC-Ninh Chu tour departing on January 26 and 27, priced at VND1.645 million per person; four-day-HCMC-Rach Gia-Phu Quoc tour departing on January 26, 27, 28 and 30, at a price of VND2.935 million per person; and four-day-HCMC-Hanoi tour departing on January 27, priced at VND3.4 million per person. The four-day tour to Phan Thiet is priced at VND1.3 million, and to Nha Trang is VND1.75 million. Longer trips, such as the five-day-Nha Trang-Ninh Chu-Dalat tour costs from VND2.5 million to VND6.140 … [Read more...] about Exploring Vietnam in the Lunar New Year
The lunar new year
In the evening of January 23rd, at the hall of provincial Square, provincial Party Committee, People's Council, People's Committee and Vietnam Father Land Front Committee had coordinated with each other to hold a meeting to celebrate the lunar New Year. Participating at the meeting were Ms. Nguyen Thi Hoai Thu, member of the Central Executive Board of the Party, member of the standing committee of National Assembly and head of the Committee for public affairs of National Assembly; Mr Tran Dinh Thanh, Secretary of Provincial Party Committee and Chairman of provincial People's Council; Le Hong Phuong, Deputy Secretary of provincial Party Committee; Mr. Vo Van Mot, Deputy Secretary of provincial Party Committee and Chairman of Provincial People's Committee; former leaderships of province; National Assembly delegates of province leaders of localities in the province. At the meeting, Mr. Tran Dinh Thanh informed all participants of the achievements Dong Nai Party and peoples have … [Read more...] about Provincial Authorities held meeting to celebrate the lunar New Year.
BT - According to Binh Thuan Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, about 71,500 tourists (January 21st - 29th ) stayed and welcomed Tet 2012 at resorts in Phan Thiet, Ham Thuan Nam, La Gi…, up to 21.2% compared to the same period last year. From the 28th day of the twelfth lunar month to the 1st day of the first lunar month, Binh Thuan welcomed 18,500 foreign visitors (increasing 59.5% compared to 2011), room capacity reaching 60%. This year is the first time that fireworks have been let off in Ham Tien - Mui Ne, on New Year's Eve. So, international visitors enjoyed the full flavour of traditional Tet. They came to landscapes, beaches and amusement parks in Binh Thuan , on the 2nd day of the first lunar month. There were over 145,000 tourists to Binh Thuan, mainly in Ham Tien - Mui Ne and the center of Phan Thiet city, maximum room capacy. Besides, they went to Hon Rom, Bau Trang, Tuy Phong, La Gi… As known, during the days of Tet, security - price - services - … [Read more...] about More than 71,000 visitors coming to Binh Thuan on the Lunar New Year 2012
In the last night of the Year of the Cat (January 22, 2012), a music show was officially started at 22:30 at Ngo Mon Square to welcome New Year's Eve and the Lunar New Year of the Dragon 2012. The one-and-a-half-hour music show was set up meticulously and specially with lots of exciting items. Starting the show, the "Drumming act in celebration of spring" made atmosphere of the New Year's Eve animatedly and drove away the coldness of Hue mild drizzle to some extent. Next items are the ones to praise the Party, beloved Uncle Ho, the spring, and the fatherland. The show finishing at the end of the New Year's Eve with 15 minutes of fireworks created jubilant and exciting atmosphere for people. Smiles, happy eyes, and best wishes sowed the seeds of faith in Hue people's heart about a new spring with lots of new successes and victories. … [Read more...] about An exciting music show to welcome New Year’s Eve and the Lunar New Year of the Dragon 2012
On the occasion of the Lunar New Year 2011, in the morning of January 22, the Provincial Party Committee, the Provincial People's Council, the Provincial People's Committee, and the Provincial Vietnam Fatherland Front coordinated to hold a harmonious meeting with the participation of more than 700 delegates representing for intelligentsia, religious dignitaries, and typical athletes of the province. Speaking at the meeting, Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Thien was glad to review of the provincial prominent achievements in 2010 and informed briefly the results of the 11th National Party Congress. The Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee expressed his gratitude to intelligentsia, religious dignitaries, artists, and typical athletes for their confidential and effective contributions to the provincial and national general achievements and wished them best greetings, good health and success on the occasion of the Lunar New Year 2011. He also appealed to these classes for raising the sense of … [Read more...] about The provincial leaders met intelligentsia, religious dignitaries, and typical athletes on the occasion of the Lunar New Year