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‘Hanoi Festive’ to celebrate New Year 2017

It is just nearly 2 months and we will welcome arrival of New Year 2017. And perhaps every corner around the world are making plan to carry out an impressive welcome. What about Hanoi – the capital city of Vietnam.

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The Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports is planning to organize “Hanoi Festive”, a fireworks, light and colors festival, to celebrate the 2017 New Year.

Themed “Hanoi in the Past – Hanoi at Present,” the festival will be held from December 31, 2016 to January 2, 2017 on pedestrian streets in Hanoi’s Old Quarter and T-Ocean Park in the suburban district of Quoc Oai.

The festival aims to recreate the traditional beauty of Hanoi in combination with contemporary music and laser light shows and colorful fireworks performances.

Major activities during the festival will include an international fireworks performance, arts performances, folk games and street art performances with the participation of over 1,000 volunteers.

The highlight of the festival will be an electronic music show that is expected to attract an audience of over 10,000, as well as 150 actors and several famous singers such as Noo Phuoc Thinh, Thu Phuong and My Linh.

‘Hanoi Festive’ will also introduce a 2km road of lanterns and flowers and an expo with over 100 booths.

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November 4th, 2016|Categories: Vietnam Travel News||

Hanoi museum listed on the most beautiful museum buildings worldwide

As defined, museum is a building in which objects of historical, scientific, artistic, or cultural interest are stored and exhibited. It receives a lot of care of each country and is the place reflecting a part of culture, history as well as architecture of that country. As such, the Business Insider has just appreciated museums give us radical experiments in architecture, beautiful entries into old traditions, or just plain weird. This website has recently released the list of the most beautiful museum buildings in the world, and based in Vietnam takes a great pride to announce that our Hanoi museum is named in the list.

The Hanoi Museum is embedded in a park with ample water features, where visitors already encounter exhibits from the history of Hanoi and reconstructed traditional Vietnamese villages on entering the museum landscape. Within the square building, a central circular atrium links an entrance level with the three exhibition levels. These are arranged as terraces projecting further outwards on each higher floor, forming an inverted pyramid.

Here are some pictures about this building:

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Hanoi Museum

Panorama of Hanoi Museum

Panorama of Hanoi Museum

Interior of Hanoi Museum

Interior of Hanoi Museum

August 30th, 2016|Categories: Vietnam Travel News||

German Passport – the World’s Most Powerful Passport

You perhaps think that British or American citizens are holders of the most powerful passports – the passports allowing their bearers to visit the most countries without visa. But the list released by the British immigration and citizenship firm Henley & Partners suggests otherwise.
March 1st, 2016|Categories: Vietnam Travel News||

Vietnam – Place to film Hollywood King Kong monster movie

The team of filming the highly-anticipated blockbuster “Kong: Skull Island” have been in Vietnam to start their filming at some of the country’s most breathtaking locations.
February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Vietnam Travel News||

Getting a Visa to India Made Easy

There are certain necessities to tend to first, such as a passport, and yes, a visa to india. Luckily, an e-visa application online can make the process a whole lot easier than it was 20 years ago
January 26th, 2016|Categories: Vietnam Travel News||

Vietnam’s beloved giant turtle in Hoan Kiem Lake has died

It is very sad news for not only Hanoians in particular but also Vietnamese people in general when they have heard that the legendary turtle of Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem Lake died on the afternoon of January 19.
January 21st, 2016|Categories: Vietnam Travel News||

Hue Festival 2016 to come in April

Hue Festival 2016 will take place from April 29 to May 4 with various culture, sport and art activities.
January 5th, 2016|Categories: Vietnam Travel News||

Sundar Pichai met with creator of Flappy Bird at Hanoi street stall

Pichai had an unorthodox meeting with Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen at a street stall in Hanoi. After the meeting, he shared his feeling on his facebook that he “enjoyed meeting … the creator of Flappy Bird, in Hanoi today, amazing where next great developer can come from”, and Nguyen Dong considered meeting the "CEO of the most powerful internet company" was a great honor for him.
December 23rd, 2015|Categories: Vietnam Travel News||

Y Ty listed among best mystical destinations in Asia

Y Ty Village – a remote village in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai has recently listed among the best-kept secrets in Asia by the US-based Thrillist website.
November 30th, 2015|Categories: Vietnam Travel News||