What’s the plight of the common tourist? To see some sights, learn a bit of history and take in the culture too. Not ignorant of this, Vietnam’s tourism industry has been busy adding more artistic oil to its colourful canvas.
A festival honouring handicraft-making villages, which play an important part in Vietnamese culture, kicked off in Hanoi on November 14.
(Cinet)- This is the initial record of city scientific and advisory Council on setting up Thang Long – Hanoi Museum. For the first time, an outline for detailed exhibition contents of the Museum is thick with 187 pages, 2268 objects, photos and other documents was submitted to the advisory Council in the new session at Culture and Information Department, Hanoi.
A replica of a royal boat used by the Nguyen dynasty (1802-1945) in the last century will be built to carry tourists during the popular Festival Hue 2008 next year.