Some major culture and tourism events in 2009
The year of 2009 will witness many important events of culture and tourism. Some of them are featured by the Saigon Times Weekly as followings.
Welcoming Message by Chairman of The Steering Committee of ATF 2009
On behalf of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, I would like to extend most heartfelt gratitude to all distinguished delegates and honorable…
Mekong – Can Tho National Tourism Year concluded
A ceremony was held on December 27, 2008 in Can Tho to sum up the Mekong – Can Tho National Tourism Year.
Top ten culture, sports and tourism events in 2008
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced the top ten culture, sports and tourism events in 2008.
Da Lat fest cheers tea culture   (Dec 01, 2008)
Da Lat fest cheers tea culture
The Da Lat Festival 2008 will be held from Dec. 4-7, 2008 at the Bao Loc town in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, which is an area known for its tea production.
Khmer festival celebrates unique cultural identity
Khmer communities in 12 southern provinces and cities are planning to hold a festival of culture, sport and tourism in Can Tho City from December 5-8, 2008.
Vung Tau Culture - Tourism Festival scheduled early 2009
The Culture-Tourism Festival Ba Ria - Vung Tau 2009, scheduled from January 26 to February 4, 2009 will focus on cultural, tourist and daily life activities.
Int’l unicorn dance festival to kick off in town
An international unicorn dance festival will take place at Nguyen Du Stadium (116 Nguyen Du Street, District 1, HCMC) in the city from November 14th to 17th, 2008.
Festival showcases regional culture from southeastern Vietnam
A culture and sports festival organised by ethnic groups in the southeastern region kicked off in Dong Nai province on Nov. 11, 2008.
Second tournament to conquer Mount Fansipan
The second National Mountain Climbing Championships entitled "Conquer Mount Fansipan" will take place in Sa Pa, Lao Cai province, on November 14, 2008.
The sixth cultural and sport festival for ethnic groups in the northeastern region will be held from November 7 to 10, 2008.
The Hana Bank Vietnam Masters, an Asian Tour event scheduled for Vietnam this season, will kick off at the Vietnam Golf & Country Club on December 4, 2008.
Joining Ooc - Om - Bok Festival to take prayers to the moon
Among the annual festivals of the Khmer ethnic minority in Southern Vietnam, Chol Chnam Thmay, Dolta and Ooc - Om - Bok are the most important and Ooc - Om - Bok, also called Phochia Praschanh som paes khee (Festival of Worshipping the Moon), is the most imposing.
Muong Lo fest honours 17 local ethnic groups
Muong Lo Tourism and Culture Week has opened in Nghia Lo town in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai, highlighting the unique cultural features of 17 ethnic groups in the region.
Central Highlands province to host Tea Culture Festival 2008
A strong effort to promote a local high quality tea brand and other attractions in the area will see the Tea Culture Festival 2008 celebrated in the Central Highlands of Lam Dong later this year.