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Belgian beer festival: a cultural exploration

Belgians are proud people, even though they would not boast blatantly open towards other people, and as much as they try to berate things they don’t like about their country, they also do like to defend some parts of our culture that are worth defending. If one is to think about Belgium and its (in)famous traits and culture, one would …

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Unique Traditional Festivals in Vietnam

Vietnam is a country of festivals. Foreign tourists mostly know about tourism festivals only. There are about 8000 festivals from all the provinces, ethnics and religions. Festivals in Vietnam are where the people show veneration to the gods, mythical characters, national heroes and send their wishes for a better life. In a typical festival in North Vietnam, there are two …

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Bathe yourself in color at Holi Festival taken place in Hanoi

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Holi, also called Festival of Color, is the most anticipated celebration in the Hindu religion. Holi marks the arrivals of spring, a season of joy and hope, and is celebrated annually at the end of February or early March. Participants in the festival often shower strangers and friends with vibrant colors. Related: Unique Traditional Festivals in Vietnam The Holi Blast Festival is also …

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Old Hanoi restored at “Memory of Hanoi”

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Don’t miss a visit to Hanoi this January to see the truly ancient beauty of the city at cultural event “Memory of Hanoi” organized by Hanoi Tourism Department. The event is scheduled to be held for the first time at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long from December 30, 2015 – January 4, 2016 and free for all visitors. There …

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Dong Da Festival, pride of Vietnamese people

Did you ever take part in any Vietnamese festival? If  your answer is “No”, follow us to Dong Da Festival in Hanoi to witness the formal rituals and join exciting games in the festival. Dong Da Festival is an annual event that takes place on the 5th of first lunar month at Dong Da Mound, Quang Trung Ward, Dong Da District, …

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Daisy Flower Festival in Uong Bi, Quang Ninh

A collection of more than 80 kinds of daisy flowers was displayed and introduced in different spaces at Daisy Flower Festival in Uong Bi City, Quang Ninh Province in 18 October. The festival was held first at Ba Vang pagoda, a destination belongs to Yen Tu landscape. Aside from admiring daisy flowers, visitors could join traditional culture and art activities …

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Vietnam Festival draws special attention in UAE

To celebrate 20th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and United Arab Emirates (UAE), Vietnam Embassy in UAE coordinated with UAE’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to hold a formal reception participated by high-ranking officials of UAE, the Diplomatic corps, enterprises, international friends and Vietnamese people. After the welcome speech on 20 year – diplomatic relation, Mrs. Nguyen Phuong …

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Da Lat’s flower villages prepares for festival

In order to prepare for Tourism and Culture Week 2013 in Da Lat (include 4 important programs) taking place at the end of this year, residents of traditional flower villages in Da Lat city hurry to plant seeds and execute welcoming constructions. At Thai Phien flower village, the locals has seeded more than 30 hectares for year-end harvest. The main …

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Japanese food festival in Hanoi, October

From 18th to 27th October, 2013, the hotel Crowne Plaza West Hanoi is going to organize “Japanese food festival” with participant of famoust chef Yasuhiro Ohara from hotel ANA Crowne Plaza Fukuoka in Japan. “Japanese food festival” is held to promote friendship, culture exchange of Vietnam-Japan. Earlier, the hotel ANA Crowne Plaza Fukuoka in Japan took place “Vietnamese food festival” …

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