National action program to promote Vi-Giam singing values

UNESCO certificate presentation to honour Vi, Giam folk singing. Photo: qdnd.vn

A national action program to preserve and uphold values of Vi-Giam folk singing was launched right after the central provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh received the UNESCO certificate honouring the local singing as part of humanity’s intangible cultural heritage on January 31st. Vi-Giam singing - intangible cultural heritage of humanity The event was attended by National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung, Vice National Assembly Chairpersons Tong Thi Phong and Uong Chu Luu, and Deputy … [Read more...]

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Incentive tours for visitors to Hoi An

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(VOV) - The central city of Hoi An plans to attract around 2 million visitors, including more than 1 million foreigners this year. This was announced by the City People’s Committee on January 31. Accordingly, the city will organise a wide range of activities to stimulate tourism on the Lunar New Year, the 40th anniversary of National Reunification, May Day, the 55th anniversary of Vietnam’s tourism sector, the 6th anniversary of Cu Lao Cham being recognized by UNESCO as a World … [Read more...]

Air route opened to boost Russian travels to Khanh Hoa

Another direct air route linking Russia’s Moscow and Vietnam’s central coastal province of Khanh Hoa commenced operations as its first flight landed at Cam Ranh International Airport on February 1. The chartered flight carried 336 Russian nationals to Nha Trang city for their holiday. This air route is operated by Azur Air airlines and hired by the Anex Vietnam Trade and Tourism Co. Ltd. It is scheduled to last through the end of 2015 with one flight every five days using Boeing … [Read more...]

Moscow – Nha Trang flights resumed

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(VOV) - Direct flights between Moscow and Nha Trang city in the central province of Khanh Hoa resumed on February 1 after an interruption. Anex Tour Vietnam will resume its charter flight in every five days and is expected to maintain the flight till the end of this year. On the morning of February 1, the company and the KhanhHoa provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism welcomed the first charter flight from Moscow to Cam Ranh interrnational airport with 336 passengers on board … [Read more...]

National action programme to promote Vi-Giam singing values

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More direct flights from Moscow, Russia to Cam Ranh, Vietnam

Russian tourists are welcomed at Cam Ranh international airport (photo: tuoitre.vn)

(VOVworld) – Cam Ranh international airport received on Sunday 336 Russian passengers on a flight of the Azur Air departing from Moscow for Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province. This is the first flight hired by the Anex Vietnam travel company to transport their tourists to Nha Trang. There are direct flights between Moscow Domodedovo and Nha Trang Cam Ranh airports every 5 days using Boeing 767 aircraft. Khanh Hoa province expects to receive another 2,000 Russian tourists every month. … [Read more...]

2015 Culture, Sports and Tourism Festival opens in Thua-Thien-Hue

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(VOVworld) - Street performances involving nearly 1,000 people kick-started the 2015 Culture, Sports and Tourism Festival in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on Saturday. The performances were followed by art and fashion shows entitled "Hue in different periods". Among the event’s highlights was a miniature village with farming activities, folk games and Hue’s special dishes. PhanTien Dung, Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, said: "This … [Read more...]

Hoi An in the eyes of travelers

Streets:  The first feeling of many tourists is peace. There are many visitors and vendors on the streets but the peace is not affected.    Old houses:

VietNamNet Bridge - Besides the passage of time and its architectural heritage, Hoi An has other features that impress visitors. Related news Images: Peaceful Hoai River in the ancient town of Hoi AnPhotos: Hoi An’s kumquat village before Tet holidaySeven typical souvenirs of Hoi AnHoi An: 15 years as an UNESCO World Heritage Site Most of the houses in Hoi An are tube-shaped, with a length of 10-40m, and they consist of the three living spaces: place for business, for living and for … [Read more...]

Vietnam wins Wanderlust Travel Awards 2015

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(VOV) - Vietnam has been named among top 10 must-visit countries in the world by the UK's prestigious magazine Wanderlust. The Wanderlust Travel Awards 2015 list include New Zealand, Namibia, Ethiopia, Bhutan, Zambia, Oman, Costa Rica, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam. The ancient city of Hoi An was cited in the world's top 10 cities - Luang Prabang, Bagan, Stockholm, Kyoto, Hoi An, Vancouver, Berlin, Rome, Vienna, and Krakow. … [Read more...]

Air route opened to boost Russian travel to Khanh Hoa

Russian passengers welcomed at Cam Ranh International Airport on February 1. (Image credit: tuoitre.vn) NDO/VNA – Another direct air route linking Russia’s capital city of Moscow and Vietnam’s central coastal province of Khanh Hoa commenced operations with its first flight landing at Cam Ranh International Airport on February 1. The chartered flight carried 336 Russian nationals to Nha Trang city for their holiday. This air route is operated by Azur Air airlines and … [Read more...]