Ha Tinh Province’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism on November 26 received eight historical documents of the Nguyen dynasty as gifts from 75-year-old Tran Sy Manh in Tan Loc commune, Loc Ha District.
The Long Bien Bridge Festival opens on November 20 with more events and performers than ever, according to festival founder and organiser Nguyen Nga. Nga, an overseas Vietnamese living in France , is busy completing final preparations for the festival, to be entitled Dragon Bridge.
With its distinctive culture, beautiful natural scenery and affordable attractions, Viet Nam has emerged as one of the top destinations for travellers in the next two years from Thailand, Australia, Japan and Singapore, according to a survey.
The central coastal city of Nha Trang will host the fourth VinaCapital Hong Kong-Vietnam International Yacht Race from October 20-24. The race is expected to draw more than 200 contestants from Hong Kong , Singapore , the Philippines , Australia , New Zealand and several European and American nations.