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)

21/03/2017 13:58

Sleepless in HCM City: a tourism initiative

New York, famously known as the “city that never sleeps,” will soon be joined by Ho Chi Minh City, which is aspiring to that status in an effort to step up its tourism game.

14/03/2017 10:58

Ancient herbal teas are fit for a king

Recipes from the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) in Hue provide us with an idea of the type of tea and wine consumed by the royals in the former imperial capital city.

13/03/2017 16:36

Con Co island tourism route opens

The People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Tri has announced a project to open the Con Co island tourism route.