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Southern Fruit Festival in HCM City

The Southern Fruit Festival opened at Suoi Tien Park in HCM City’s District 9 on June 1. The annual event, held by the municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development aims to introduce domestic and foreign visitors wide range of fruit from the South of the country. Read more


Timeshare – a new way to relax and spend money of the rich

Instead of paying money for specific nights of staying at luxurious resorts, rich people now tend to pay money to purchase the right to stay at the resorts for tens of years. This is now considered a “smart consumption method” in Vietnam. Buy something in the future, pay at present Timeshare – a type of Read more


Ba Be recognised as the third Ramsar in Vietnam

Ba Be National Park in the northern province of Bac Kan has been recognised as the third wetland of international importance (Ramsar) in Vietnam after Xuan Thuy National Park and Bau Sau in Cat Tien National Park. Covering a total area of nearly 500ha, Ba Be National Park has one of the 20 most beautiful Read more

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“Vietnam Culture Month in Lorient” leaves a good impression

“Vietnam Culture Month in Lorient” was held in France on May 5-29, providing the local people with an opportunity to learn more about Vietnamese culture through various activities. As proposed by the L’Appel organisation, Lorient city, in co-ordination with Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, chose May as “Vietnam Culture Month”. L’Appel President Gildas Read more

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Festival can help farmers sell more fruit

The organizer of the annual Southern Fruit Festival, which will start early next month in HCMC, expects the event to help promote southern fruits and achieve sales of around 1,000 tons of fruit, up around 200 tons from last year’s event. The festival will include activities such as the floating fruit market, a contest of Read more


Special art performance to welcome election day

A special art performance called “National festival” will take place at 8pm on May 21 at the Hanoi Opera House to welcome the 13th National Assembly and people’s council elections at all levels. The performance will include two sessions which focus on the history of the National Assembly and guiding voters to cast their ballots Read more


Vietnam culture highlighted in Mexico

Vietnam’s rich culture has been highlighted at the third Friend Countries’ Culture Fair, which opened in the Mexico City on May 14. During the event, which will run through May 29, the Vietnamese embassy in Mexico display traditional handicrafts, customs and souvenirs and screen films on the country, people, and culture. It also introduced books Read more

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More than 60 activities during Nha Trang Sea Festival 2011

The Nha Trang Sea Festival 2011, themed “Nha Trang – the Sea Rendezvous”, will take place from June 11th to 15th with more than 60 special activities in three places in Khanh Hoa Province, including beaches at Tran Phu Street (Nha Trang City), Bai Dai (Cam Lam District) and Doc Let (Ninh Hoa Town). Before Read more


Cua Tung – queen of beaches and surrounding destinations

Located in the coastal district of Vinh Linh in the central province of Quang Tri, Cua Tung Beach is the nation’s “Queen of Beaches”, awaking the curiosity of many visitors to come and experience its beauty. The kilometre-long beach is neither long nor wide, but the water is gentle and clear. Two underground rock formation, Read more


Culture and Tourism Week scheduled next month in Quang Binh

A series of cultural and sporting events will greet tourists during Culture and Tourism Week 2011 beginning on June 5 in the central province of Quang Binh. The week aims at promoting the province’s many tourist attractions, including its numerous outstanding caves, as well as attracting investment to the province, Le Hung Phi, director of Read more

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