Perfume River: inspiration for French painters
In 2015, Dang Tien, a critic, wrote me that he had just found a painting of the Perfume river by Bauchaud, a French artist, in 1902. The beautiful painting vividly depicted women from the market waiting to get on the boat by the Perfume river. The painting later appeared on the cover of the special issue of the Song Huong Magazine (Perfume River Magazine) in March 2015.
Vietnam to host joint regional UN tourism meeting
The 22nd Joint Meeting of the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Commissions for East Asia and the Pacific, and South Asia will be held in Hanoi from May 10-12.