ASEAN Village takes place in Ho Chi Minh City for the first time
The ASEAN Village kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City for the first time, on September 21, as an event to celebrate the 50th founding anniversary of ASEAN and 22 years since Viet Nam’s accession to the bloc.
90 international artists display works at exhibition
Artworks by 90 international artists are on display at an ongoing exhibition at the Republic of Korean Cultural Centre in Ha Noi.
Vietnamese gastronomy research centre debuts in Ho Chi Minh City
The centre on Vietnamese cuisine studies, preservation and development was introduced to the public at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on September 21.
Early Mid-Autumn colors at District 5’s lantern street
Although the Mid-Autumn Festival is still half a month from now, thousands of local and foreign tourists are rushing to the lantern quarter on Luong Nhu Hoc and Phu Dinh streets in HCMC’s District 5 during the weekend to admire the beauty of sparkling lanterns in different shapes and vibrant colors, pose for stunning photos and immerse themselves in the joyful and jubilant atmosphere. 
Thua Thien-Hue tourism launches film making and logo design contest
The Thua Thien - Hue provincial Department of Tourism has launched a film making and logo and slogan design contests to promote the province’s tourism.
“Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development”
Message from Mr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of World Tourism Organization: Tourism is today the 3rd largest export industry in the world after chemicals and fuels. It brings hope, prosperity and understanding to so many lives and livelihoods all over the world. 
Minister Nguyen Ngoc Thien meets Ambassador of Sweden to Viet Nam
(TITC) – On 13 September, Vietnamese Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien had a warm meeting with Ambassador of Sweden to Viet Nam Pereric Hogberg.
ASEAN-Korea Tourism Capacity Building Workshop
(TITC) – On 15 September 2017, in Hoi An, ASEAN-Korea Centre in coordination with Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and Quang Nam Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism organized the ASEAN-Korea Tourism Capacity Building Workshop under the theme of “Free and Independent Travelers (FITs) for Cultural Heritage Destination”.
Da Nang authorities call on residents to smile more
The Da Nang Department of Tourism launched the Da Nang Smile campaign on September 19, as part of the effort to turn the coastal city into a civilized, friendly, safe and attractive one to visitors.
World Travel Awards to be held in Viet Nam
The World Travel Awards has confirmed that its Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2017 will join World Spa Awards on December 10 at the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa in Viet Nam.
Chilean painter’s work on Ha Noi Ceramic Road unveiled
A mural, designed by the well-known Chilean painter Alejandro Mono Gonzalez, has been unveiled on September 18 on the Ha Noi Ceramic Road as part of the activities marking Chile’s National Day (September 18).
Dien Bien has two more national intangible cultural heritages
The northern mountainous province of Dien Bien has two more heritages named in the list of national intangible cultural heritages, raising its total to six.  
Rock houses in Cao Bang preserved to attract tourists
Located between Ban Gioc Waterfall and Nguom Ngao Cave in Dam Thuy Commune, Trung Khanh District, Cao Bang Province, the rock village Khuoi Ky is famous for its stilt houses built from rocks. The name “rock village” and the Rock God worship tradition in this border area have attracted tourists to come to visit.
International arts carnival to delight Ha Noi audiences
International artists from Sun World Ba Na Hills arts troupe will present an unprecedented, unique, street carnival in the pedestrian streets around Hoan Kiem Lake, in Ha Noi on September 16-17.
Three additional relics recognized as national relics
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has decided to recognize as national relics three sites in Hung Yen, Phu Yen and Quang Ngai provinces.
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