Mövenpick hosts third golf tournament for charity The Mövenpick Hotel Saigon and its sister facility in the capital city of Hanoi on Tuesday announced to tee off this Saturday the third Mövenpick Charity Golf Tournament 2011 as a fundraising event to support two organizations in HCMC.
City taken back to nature The peaceful beauty of coastal lands, the countryside and parts of urban areas is the predominant subject in the works of HCM City's artist Nguyen Tuan Duc.
Vietnam seeks more world heritage status Two heritages of Vietnam along with 40 natural and cultural properties in 40 countries will be considered by UNESCO for the inscription on the World Heritage List.
Foreign tourist arrivals continue to rise More than 460,000 international visitors travelled to Viet Nam in April, a 6.3 per cent rise against the same month last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Saigontourist receives 2,000 maritime tourists The Sai Gon Travel Service Company (Saigontourist) welcomed 2,000 tourists and crew sailing aboard the five-star cruise liner Costa Classica, which docked at the Lotus Port in Ho Chi Minh City on April 26. The visitors, most from Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and Germany, will have a five-day Vietnam tour.
Ceremony honours Hoang Sa fallen combatants A ceremony to commemorate the soldiers and sailors of the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Flotilla opened on April 18 (the 16th day of the third lunar month) on Ly Son Island in the central province of Quang Ngai.
Hung Kings Festival hectic with activities A book titled, “Hung Kings-National Ancestors” was offered to Hung Kings at the Hung Kings Temple Relics Site in the northern midland province of Phu Tho on April 11 as a commemoration of the legendary national founders on the anniversary of their death.
Vietnamese, foreign calligraphy works and posters on display Phu Tho Provincial Literature and Arts Association had coordinated with other agencies to organize an international exhibition on calligraphy and posters with the theme "Study and follow President Ho Chi Minh's moral example" at the Hung Vuong Museum (Tran Phu Street, Viet Tri City, Phu Tho Province) from April 4 - 12, 2011.
National Phu Day Festival begins The Phu Day Festival has begun with traditional ceremonies, plus artistic activities and unique national games including singing, human chess, wrestling and dragon and lion dancing.