Painted Village in An Binh Island

Painted Village in An Binh Island

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’s painters in collaboration with the Ly Son Marine Protected Area have turned walls of 100 old houses in An Binh Commune of Ly Son Island District to colorful murals, depicting sea turtles and portraits, the life of local children & villagers.
Hanoi to host “One village one product” exhibition

Hanoi to host “One village one product” exhibition

An exhibition called “One village one product” (OVOP) displaying Vietnamese high-quality handicraft products will open in Hanoi on December 9 as part of efforts to attract more tourists to the capital and promote traditional craft villages.
Is backpacking a safe children's activity?

Is backpacking a safe children's activity?

Today, bringing up children means more than feeding them and providing them a basic education. In an ever developing society with higher expectations for future generations.
Heritage fest shows off rituals, costumes

Heritage fest shows off rituals, costumes

One thousand colorful wheels will decorate Đào Duy Từ Street of Hà Nội’s Old Quarter on November 23, part of a festival celebrating Vietnamese heritage that begins today.
Gala concert to raise funds for flooded areas

Gala concert to raise funds for flooded areas

Dozens of singers and dancers will perform at a charity concert tonight to raise funds for people affected by the floods in central provinces of Quảng Bình, Quảng Trị and Hà Tĩnh.
Bringing ancient songs to the public

Bringing ancient songs to the public

Every Sunday night, local residents and tourists in Việt Trì City, in the northern province of Phú Thọ, lose themselves in melodious folk song at Văn Lang Park.
Explore the land of Trúc Lâm Zen Buddhism

Explore the land of Trúc Lâm Zen Buddhism

The 11th century Vinh Nghiem Pagoda and its collection of 3,050 rare Han-Nom woodblocks are just two of a plethora of attractions that await tourists visiting Bac Giang Province. Bui Quynh Hoa reports.
Foreigner photographs Hau Dong

Foreigner photographs Hau Dong

Tewfic El-Sawy just published his first book of colour photographs, Hầu Đồng: The Spirit Mediums of Việt Nam, an outgrowth of his passionate interest in indigenous religions and cults.
Mid-autumn Full Moon Festival to light up cities

Mid-autumn Full Moon Festival to light up cities

The moon is getting full and the Mid-Autumn Festival is approaching so close to every corner. The festival is traditionally for children but now, adults also wait for it.