Nearly 45,000 visitors offer incense at relics on Uncle Ho’s birthday

Nearly 45,000 visitors offer incense at relics on Uncle Ho’s birthday

Numerous people and tourists visited and offered incense at locations in the northeastern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang such as the Tan Trao Special National Historic Site (Son Duong district), Nguyen Tat Thanh Square (Tuyen Quang City) and Kim Binh Special National Historical Relic (Chiem Hoa district) on the occasion of the 134th birth anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19, 1890 - 2024).
Duc Thanh Relic Area - printed with Uncle Ho’s footprint
Duc Thanh Relic Area - printed with Uncle Ho’s footprint
Before starting his 30-year journey abroad to find a way to liberate the nation, President Ho Chi Minh stopped and taught at Duc Thanh School, Phan...
Hanoi resplendently decorated to celebrate President Ho Chi Minh’s 134th birthday
Hanoi resplendently decorated to celebrate President Ho Chi Minh’s 134th birthday
In May, many streets in Hanoi are brightly decorated with flags, flowers, posters and banners, aiming to celebrate the 134th birthday of beloved Uncle...
Exploring Lai Chau from highest glass bridge of Vietnam
Exploring Lai Chau from highest glass bridge of Vietnam
(CPV) - Standing at an altitude of over 2,000 meters, gazing at the Northwest mountains and forests from Rong May glass bridge, the highest of...
Visiting Uncle Ho s memorial area in Van Xuan
Visiting Uncle Ho's memorial area in Van Xuan

(CPV) - At the memorial area of President Ho Chi Minh in Van Xuan commune (Tam Nong, Phu Tho), his sacred and warm image is always kept in the hearts of local people.

Foreign tourist arrivals up 68 3 in first 4 months
Foreign tourist arrivals up 68.3% in first 4 months

Facilitative visa policies and attractive tourism stimulus programmes have proven effective in attracting a high number of international visitors to Vietnam compared to the same period last year.

Bronze statue of Uncle Ho with Dien Bien Phu campaign on display
Bronze statue of Uncle Ho with Dien Bien Phu campaign on display

The art exhibition commemorating the 70th anniversary of the victory of Dien Bien Phu introduces 70 paintings and statues by 57 artists and sculptors on Dien Bien Phu victory - the pinnacle of the resistance war against the French colonialists. The highlight of the exhibition is the bronze statue Uncle Ho with Dien Bien Phu campaign by Nguyen Phu Cuong.

Youngsters join hands to preserve traditional outfits
Youngsters join hands to preserve traditional outfits

With a desire to preserve and promote the cultural values of traditional outfits, youngsters from the Department of Journalism and Writing at the University of Hanoi Culture organised an arts programme reviving the clothing of the later Le Dynasty, attracting students from various universities around the capital.

Kien Giang prioritising agricultural production towards resilience
Kien Giang prioritising agricultural production towards resilience

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang is among localities significantly impacted by climate change, particularly drought and saltwater intrusion. In response to these pressing issues, it has prioritised agricultural production with a focus on resilience, developing various production models tailored to its circumstances.

Vietnam posts prominent economic achievements since 1975
Vietnam posts prominent economic achievements since 1975

Forty-nine years since Reunification Day (April 30, 1975 - 2024), Vietnam has recorded significant progress in its socio-economic development and quality of life for its citizens has continually improved. The scale of its GDP has consistently expanded, reaching approximately 430 billion USD in 2023, making it the fifth-largest economy in ASEAN and 35th among the world’s largest 40 economies.

Purple onion capital in Quang Ngai
Purple onion capital in Quang Ngai

With 180 hectares of purple onion near the beach surrounded by volcanoes and coral reefs, Binh Hai commune is known as the purple onion capital on the mainland.

Can Tho treats visitors to giant sizzling crepe at folk cake festival
Can Tho treats visitors to giant sizzling crepe at folk cake festival

Visitors at the 11th Southern Traditional Cake Festival in Can Tho city were pleasantly surprised to witness 15 chefs come together to make a giant sizzling rice crepe with a diameter of up to 3 metres. The crepe was hailed as the largest ever seen in the Mekong Delta.

Lai Chau A modern and attractive picture
Lai Chau: A modern and attractive picture

Lai Chau province is one of the unique and attractive destinations in Northwest Vietnam with an average altitude of more than 1,200m above sea level. It not only has a fresh and cool climate with many breathtakingly beautiful scenes, but also the unique cultural features of the local ethnic groups.

Museum keeps memories of Dien Bien Phu victory alive
Museum keeps memories of Dien Bien Phu victory alive

The Dien Bien Phu Victory Museum is located on Vo Nguyen Giap Street in Muong Thanh ward, Dien Bien Phu city, in Dien Bien province, serving as a repository for thousands of documents and artefacts associated with the historic Dien Bien Phu Victory, which shook the world in 1954.

Vietnam joins handicraft fair in Kuwait
Vietnam joins handicraft fair in Kuwait

The Al-Joud Fair for Embassies has been held in Kuwait. This is an event initiated by the Women's Diplomatic Corps Association in Kuwait, with the participation of embassies from more than 50 countries, including the Vietnamese Embassy, and many local businesses.

Traditional Tet celebration customs
Traditional Tet celebration customs

For Vietnamese people, Tet (the Lunar New Year) is the biggest holiday of the year and associated with customs imbued with national cultural identity.

G4 Ambassadors wish Tet, express gratitude to workers in Hanoi
G4 Ambassadors wish Tet, express gratitude to workers in Hanoi

(CPV) - Before the 2024 Lunar New Year (Tet), the Ambassadors and Charge d'Affaires of the G4 countries in Vietnam, including New Zealand, Canada, Norway and Switzerland, spent time meeting and wishing Tet to a number of female workers in Hanoi.

Hue Phu Mau flower village bright with spring colors close to Tet
Hue: Phu Mau flower village bright with spring colors close to Tet

Flower growers in Phu Mau commune, one of the largest flower gardens in the central Thua Thien-Hue province, are busy going to the fields in the days near the Lunar New Year (Tet) to take care of the harvest. Many tourists also come to the commune buy flowers and take photos.

Norwegian Ambassador enjoys Tet atmosphere at Duong Lam ancient village
Norwegian Ambassador enjoys Tet atmosphere at Duong Lam ancient village

As spring is knocking and Tet (the Vietnamese Lunar New Year) is approaching, Ambassador of Norway to Vietnam, Hilde Solbakken, together with her husband and daughter, spent an afternoon in Duong Lam ancient village outside Hanoi to explore the beauty of the Vietnamese traditional culture.

Sparkling Notre Dame Cathedral in HCMC welcomes Christmas
Sparkling Notre Dame Cathedral in HCMC welcomes Christmas

Notre Dame Cathedral in District 1 is the largest gathering place for people to have fun and celebrate Christmas in Ho Chi Minh City. Although it is being restored, this Christmas, Notre Dame Cathedral still sparkles thanks to its "new clothes".

Traditional craft products helping develop local economy
Traditional craft products helping develop local economy

Xieng hamlet in the central province of Nghe An is renowned for its fermented mixed-leaf wine, a traditional beverage made by the Thai ethnic minority in Vietnam. The drink is made from 20 to 30 different types of plants and herbs and boasts various health benefits.