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Seven popular spiritual destinations in south

Ba Den Mountain, Ba Pagoda and Ba Chua Xu Temple are popular destinations to name a few for southern pilgrims and visitors during the first days of the Lunar New Year. Ba Thien Hau (Pagoda of the Lady Thien Hau) is one of the oldest, largest and most beautiful temples...
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Viet Nam – Japan cultural exchange opens

A Viet Nam – Japan cultural exchange took place in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau on December 19, gathering Vietnamese and Japanese officials as well as 200 students in the province.   Illustrative image (Source: hikariacademy.edu.vn) The event featured a musical concert with performances by students...
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Can Tho advised to apply national community-based tourism strategy

A UNESCO representative recommended the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho apply the national strategy for community-based tourism development during a working session with the municipal People’s Committee on December 14. Vice Chairwoman of the committee Vo Thi Hong Anh said as a driving force for the Mekong Delta, Can...
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Initiative aims to boost tourism in Mekong area

The Mekong Initiative for Startup Tourism (MIST) has been launched in HCM City to boost investment and innovation in the tourism sector in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Viet Nam.   The MIST founders are the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) and the Mekong Business Initiative (MBI).  MTCO will receive funding...
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Viet Nam announces plan to boost Mekong tourism

Can Tho City and Phu Quoc Island will be developed into Mekong Delta tourism centres over the next five years, while My Tho City in Tien Giang Province will be made a tourism hub for the region’s eastern tourism zone. An overall master plan for tourism development in the Mekong...
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Viet Nam cultural festival opens in Australia

The Vietnamese Cultural Festival 2016 (Vietfest 2016) took place at Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra on November 24, giving visitors a kaleidoscope of Viet Nam’s culture. Visitors were offered a glimpse into Viet Nam’s culture through performances of traditional musical instruments, including dan bau (monochord zither), flute and dan...
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