Vietnamese Water Puppets

Originating from the villages of the Red River Delta area of Northern Vietnam, water puppetry reflects a realistic look at the daily life of the Vietnamese citizen. Viewers are impressed ... Continue Reading →

Temple of Literature in Hanoi

The Temple of Literature (known as Văn Miếu-Quốc Tử Giám in Vietnamese) is a Temple of Confuciusin Hanoi, northern Vietnam.The temple hosts the “Imperial Academy” ... Continue Reading →

200-year old village in Hanoi

Ancient Nom village in Van Lam district, northern Hung Yen province, about 30km from the capital city, remains intact with its natural beauty of a traditional village. Source: Photos ... Continue Reading →
Hang Be Street

36 streets Hanoi on portrait of 20th century

Come along with us for a trip down memory lane – in photos – of what life was like in the 36 streets of the Old Quarter at the turn of the 20th century:   Continue Reading →

Ancient pagodas around Hanoi’s West Lake

Around Hanoi’s most famous lake, Ho Tay (West Lake), are more than 20 temples and pagodas ranked as national relic sites for their unique cultural and architectural values such as ... Continue Reading →

2015 Co Loa Festival in pictures

Co Loa Festival is held annually to commemorate and worship King An Duong Vuong Thuc Phan, the founder of Au Lac Kingdom who built Co Loa Citadel. Taking place from the sixth to the ... Continue Reading →

Tet in Hanoi, Vietnam

Lunar New Year or Tet reminds people living away from their homeland of family reunion. Tet in Hanoi is special. Parents buy new pretty clothes for children. People flock to flower ... Continue Reading →

Long Bien bridge festival 2014 scheduled for December

According to Ha Noi City People’s Committee, N.N Investment and Development Joint Stock Company has sent a document to ask the city’s permission for the organization of a “Cultural ... Continue Reading →

Prehistoric Period of Hanoi

Archaeologists have found in Co Loa Commune cut and polished pebbles quite similar to those found in Lao Cai, Nghe An and Ha Tinh Provinces. These pebbles are remnants of cutting and ... Continue Reading →

Japan cultural festival to take place in Ha Noi

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has promulgated a decision on the organization of Japan cultural festival welcomes New Year 2015 – AKEOME! 2015 in Viet Nam. Accordingly, ... Continue Reading →