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BBC chosen for Vietnam tourism commercial

Vietnam will put a television commercial on BBC in a tourism promotion campaign this year though it has cut down on the budget for tourism commercials on international TV channels. BBC has almost completed a ...

Phu Yen to host ASEAN traditional music festival

The 2011 ASEAN traditional music festival will be held in Tuy Hoa city in the south central coastal province of Phu Yen from June 23-26. Permission to organize the event has been granted by the Ministry of ...

Sea Festival in tribute to Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands

Many activities will be targeted towards Truong Sa Islands, including a photograph exhibition, a seminar on Truong Sa, art performances and using coffee beans to make a map of Truong ...

National Traditional Boat Racing 2011

In response to National Tourism Year 2011 in the south-central coast provinces with the theme “Exotic Beaches & Islands”, the national traditional boat racing 2011 officially take place in Mui ...

European Days kicks off nationwide on Saturday

Thirty lacquer paintings exhibited at Hanoi-based Goethe Institute on Saturday will open the ‘Europe Days’ to be held in Hanoi, HCMC and Can Tho this month. ‘Dipolar’ will feature ...

Many activities for sea festival in Nha Trang

Khanh Hoa Province authorities have approved a program for the Sea Festival scheduled for June 11 to 15 in the tourism city of Nha Trang, including cultural activities, art performances, sports, and tourism ...

Vietnamese display praised at Tours Expo

The Vietnamese display at the Tours Expo in France opened on May 7 and has drawn great attention from visitors. Vietnamese Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoang Tuan Anh said that this promises to open ...

Vietnam seeks more world heritage status

Two heritages of Vietnam along with 40 natural and cultural properties in 40 countries will be considered by UNESCO for the inscription on the World Heritage List.

BBC seeks documentaries for My country series

‘My country – Vietnam’ BBC World News, in conjunction with Red Bridge company, wants Vietnamese film makers to send in documentaries on living in Vietnam for an upcoming series My ...

Vietnam in Thai media spotlight

Vietnam’s land, people and famous tourism sites have been given wide coverage in the Nation, Puchatkarn and other major Thai newspapers. In a recent issue Pisanu Chanvitan wrote about the Vietnamese ...