Foreign tourists gathered recently at the Sai Gon Opera House in Ho Chi Minh City for the Hon Viet – The Soul of Vietnam, a show staged by the Mekong Artist Joint-Stock Company.
Historical relic Con Dao is proving a magnet to visitors and investors. The image of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province’s Con Dao island has over the past months appeared consecutively in the world-famous television channels and magazines like France’s TF1 television channel, the US’s New York Times and Travel and Leisure magazines and the UK’s Lonely Planet magazine.
Vietnam ’s rice basket, the Mekong Delta is a watery landscape of green fields and sleepy villages, everywhere crisscrossed by the brown canals and rivulets fed by the mighty Mekong River ,” the Lonely Planet said in its website
The 14 activities under the framework of Ha Long – Quang Ninh Tourism Week 2012 celebrating Ha Long Bay becoming one of the seven new wonders of the world have been prepared carefully, and Ha Long is ready to welcome domestic and foreign tourists.
More than 400 artisans from the J’rai and Bahnar ethnic minorities gathered at a gong festival in Kbang district in the central highland province of Gia Lai on June 13-14.
Located by the Nhue River, 15km west of Hanoi, the ancient village of Cu Da is famous for its soya sauce and glass noodles. The suburban village has been attracting an increasing number of tourists in recent years, not only for its local specialities, but its traditional houses which reflect both the architectural and cultural values of the northern rural region.
The Food and Drink in the Resistance War exhibition was organised by the city's Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the War Remnant Museum.