Album: Hanoi welcomes the Year of tiger

Hanoi welcomes the Year of tiger

The Vietnam Ethnology Museum hosted “Vui xuan Canh Dan” festival with folk games like walking on stilts, throwing con, bamboo pole dancing, playing with clay firecrackers.(photo: bamboo pole dance, courtesy of Quoc Khanh/VNA)

Hanoi welcomes the Year of tiger

Clay firecracker modelling contest at the Ethnology Museum (photo courtesy of Quoc Khanh/VNA)

Hanoi welcomes the Year of tiger

Children are interested in to he modelling (photos courtesy of Quoc Khanh/VNA)

Hanoi welcomes the Year of tiger

Buying calligraphy, a fine cultural tradition in Hanoi, at Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam (photo courtesy of Trong Duc/VNA)

Hanoi welcomes the Year of tiger

Water puppet performance at Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam (photo courtesy of Trong Duc/VNA)

Hanoi welcomes the Year of tiger

Music performance at Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam (photo courtesy of Trong Duc/VNA)

Hanoi welcomes the Year of tiger

Chess competition at Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam (photo courtesy of Trong Duc/VNA)

Hanoi welcomes the Year of tiger

Spring fair (photo courtesy of Dinh Hue/VNA)

Hanoi welcomes the Year of tiger

A stall displaying specialities at the Spring fair (photo courtesy of Dinh Hue/VNA)

Hanoi welcomes the Year of tiger

Drum performance at 2010 Hanoi spring festival to welcome 1000th year of Thang Long-Hanoi (photo courtesy of Phuong Hoa/VNA)

Hanoi welcomes the Year of tiger

“Ngu Ho” (five tigers) dance at 2010 Hanoi spring festival (photo courtesy of Phuong Hoa/VNA)

05/12/2017 14:02

Sa Pa resort town recognised as national tourism site

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently signed a decision recognising the resort town of Sa Pa in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai as a national tourism site.

05/12/2017 13:57

Red Dao 'capital’ is mountain wonderland

Located 1,000m above sea level, Ho Thau commune in the northern mountains has cool weather all year round and breathtaking landscapes.

28/11/2017 17:16

Hill people keep nation fragrant

Phia Thap is a small community of 50 homes in the northern border province of Cao Bang. Besides agriculture, the tiny mountain hamlet is well-known for making incense, an ancient trade passed down for hundreds of years.