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Vietnam elected to UNESCO intangible cultural heritage committee

Vietnam was elected to the Intergovernmental Board for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage for the 2022-2026 term, making this the 2nd time it has tackled the obligation.Vietnam was chosen as a participant of the Intergovernmental Board of the 2003 Convention with 120 votes, the highest possible amongst selected countries, according to a declaration from […]

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Places

Hanoi among world’s most ideal cycling destinations: Booking.com

Hanoi, famous for its centuries-old temples as well as French colonial structures, is among the world’s 6 best areas to check out by bicycle, according to a survey of tourists.The study appointed by Dutch online travel agency Booking.com of over 48,000 participants in 31 countries claimed the various other five are Uyuni in Bolivia, Valencia […]

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Places

Da Nang most searched summer destination

On the internet holiday company Booking.com says Da Nang was one of the most searched location by Vietnamese tourists for this summer, adhered to by Hoi An as well as Da Lat.The remainder of the leading 10 locations were: Phu Quoc Island, Nha Trang, Vung Tau, Ha Long, Quy Nhon, Ho Chi Minh City and […]

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Travel Guide

DA NANG

There are good reasons Da Nang is known as Vietnam’s “most liveable city” and it is well worth a visit and more to discover its manifold attractions. These include the weather, the beaches, the resort, the feel of the city, the food, UNESCO heritage sites, the Golden Bridge, hidden caves and some elements of its […]

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Travel Guide

HA NOI

A potent combination of the ancient, the modern and the in-between, Hanoi boasts historic vestiges, colonial heritages and guild streets with food and beer joints to write home about. BEST TIME TO VISIT The autumn season from September to November and spring between March and April are the most ideal times to visit Hanoi when […]

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Culture

Box office bombs: Vietnamese films lose big in domestic market


‘Nguoi Thu Ba’ (The Third Person) only earned a mere VND1 billion (over $43,000) though it reportedly cost VND33 billion to make.

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Culture

British songwriter releases new single with Vietnamese singer


Hoang Duyen will lend her voice to British singer-songwriter Calum Scott’s new single ‘Heaven’, which will be released Thursday night.

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Culture

Vietnamese filmmaker shortlisted for largest British contemporary art award


Nguyen Trinh Thi is among seven artists shortlisted this year for the U.K.’s leading biennial exhibition and largest contemporary art prize, Artes Mundi (AM).

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Vietnamese DJ to perform at European outdoor EDM festival


DJ K-ICM will perform at Ultra Europe, taking place from July 8-10 at Stadion Park Mladezi in Croatia, alongside many world-famous music artists.

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Culture

Vietnamese women subject of major Indochina painting auction


French auction house Aguttes recently included many paintings of Vietnamese women wearing ao dai by Mai Trung Thu and other well-established names in its art sale ‘Asian Painters, Major Works’.

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