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Yen Tu Spring Festival opens, luring thousands of visitors

Thousands of people have flocked to the northeastern province of Quang Ninh to join in the Yen Tu Spring Festival, which began in Uong Bi city on February 14 or the 10th day of the Lunar New Year.

Quan ho festival offers diverse activities
Various activities kicked off in the northern province of Bac Ninh on February 14 as part of an ongoing festival marking a decade since the Quan ho Bac Ninh folk songs were recognised by UNESCO as part of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
Exhibition on cultural space of Truc Lam Zen Buddhist sect opens
An exhibition on the cultural space of Truc Lam Zen Buddhist sect in Tay Yen Tu opened in the northern province of Bac Giang on February 14. 
Hungarian cultural week to take place in Can Tho
Hungarian Ambassador to Viet Nam Ory Csaba and Can Tho authorities sat down on February 12 to discuss cooperation activities, including the organisation of a Hungary cultural week in the Mekong Delta city this year.
Holiday makers fill beaches in Phu Yen central province
Beaches and entertainment sites in the south central province of Phu Yen have been crowded with holiday makers during the nine-day Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday from February 2 to 10.
Ha Noi attracts 515,000 visitors during Tet
The capital city of Ha Noi welcomed almost 515,000 tourists, including 162,676 foreigners, during the nine-day Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which lasted from February 2-10.
Da Nang serves nearly 329,000 visitors during Tet
The central city of Da Nang welcomed 328,810 visitors during the nine-day Lunar New Year (Tet) festival 2019 (February 2 -10), a year-on-year increase  of 10.7 percent. 
Spring photos on display at Fine Arts Museum
An exhibition opened at the Vietnam Museum of Fine Arts on January 30, featuring 40 photos on the theme of spring across the country.
Da Nang anticipates 332,500 tourist arrivals during Tet
The central coastal city of Da Nang expects to welcome nearly 332,500 visitors during the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year), a year-on-year increase of 11.9 percent.
Festival to honour Bac Ninh love duet singing
The ‘Visiting the land of Quan Ho (Love Duet) singing’ festival 2019 will take place in the northern province of Bac Ninh from February 13 to 28, to mark a decade since the folk art form won UNESCO recognition as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity (2009 - 2019).
Hue welcomes first 2,000 foreign arrivals by sea route
The central province of Thua Thien Hue held a ceremony on January 28 to greet the first foreign tourists to the locality from the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Constellation.
Peach blossom festival kicks off in Lang Son
The second Lang Son peach blossom festival kicked off in the northern province of Lang Son on January 26 with the participation of more than 200 artists.
Da Nang targets over 8 million visitors in 2019
The central coastal city of Da Nang has set the target of welcoming 8.19 million visitors in 2019, including 3.19 million foreigners, a year-on-year rise of 6.9 percent and 11 percent, respectively.
Free entry to Hue imperial relic site during Tet
The Hue ancient citadel relic complex – a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site – will be open with free admission for domestic visitors during the first three days of the 2019 Lunar New Year (February 5-7).
Quang Binh to introduce local images to Hollywood
The tourism department of central Quang Binh Province announced on January 21 plans to woo Hollywood moviemakers.