An art performance at the Dien Bien Bauhinia Flower Festival 2017 (VNA) Themed “Bauhinia – Dien Bien’s love songs”, the 3-day festival will include a fashion show highlighting ethnic customs, exhibitions displaying cultural heritages of local ethnic groups, art performances, and tourism promotion activities. The Bauhinia Flower Festival is a long-time cultural event in Dien Bien province, associated with the historic Dien Bien Phu Campaign in 1954. The festival honors and promotes Dien Bien’s tourism and ethnic cultural heritages.
She was addressing the opening of the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly’s general debate in Saint Petersburg, Russia, which was themed “Promoting cultural pluralism and peace through inter-faith and inter-ethnic dialogue”. The NA passed a Law on Belief and Religion in 2016, stipulating that everyone has the right to freedom of belief and religion, as well as the right to exercise religious practices and attend religious festivals. Religious organisations in Vietnam have continued expanding their ties with international religions and religious organisations and many international religious events have been held in Vietnam, she said. In order to…... [read more]
An art performance at the festival (Source: VNA)Dien Bien (VNA) – A press centre was inaugurated in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien on March 11 to serve domestic and foreign reporters who cover the 2016 Dien Bien Ban Flower Festival.According to Director of the provincial Department of Information and Communications Nguyen Ngoc Ky, the well-equipped press centre will provide official information and photos on activities during the five-day festival, starting from March 11. It is located at the province’s Culture and Convention Centre.The Viettel Dien Bien Company will provide free wifi access for tourists in areas where the…... [read more]
(VOVworld) – March is the month when Ban (Bhauhinia) flowers bloom in Vietnam’s northwest and Dien Bien province organizes its Ban Flower Festival to honor, preserve, and promote local culture and boost its tourism. Dien Bien Ban flower festival is held annually - Photo: Thuy Thuy-Bich Thuy (VOV) The ban flower is typical of Vietnam’s northwestern region. The flower symbolizes the culture, soul, and pride of people in Dien Bien, Son La, Lai Chau, Lao Cai, Yen Bai, and Hoa Binh province. Targest Ban flower growing area, Dien Bien province, in recent years has held an annual ban flower festival…... [read more]
PANO – The Bauhinia flower festival will take place in Dien Bien province from March 13th to 15th with the participation of 8 northwestern provinces and other localities, including Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ho Chi Minh City, and Hanoi. The culture, sports, and tourism event, in response to the National Tourism Year Northwest-Lao Cai 2017, aims to honour, preserve, and promote special cultural heritages in the northwestern region in general and Dien Bien in particular, promotesolidarity among ethnic minority groups. The festival includes an exhibition on the traditional cultures of ethnic minority groups in Dien Bien province, a cuisine festival,…... [read more]
Part of a local market in the northern mountainous province of Lao cai (Photo:Internet)Hanoi (VNA) – A festival featuring ethnic cultural colours will be held from April 30 to May 3 at the Culture Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups in Hanoi, announced the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on April 25.The festival, part of activities to celebrate the 41st anniversary of the liberation of south Vietnam and national reunification (April 30) and the 130th International Labour Day (May 1), will highlight the cultural space of the northern uplands region’s markets.The northern mountainous market will include over 40 pavilions…... [read more]