A reader nicknamed Ly Thong commented: "The price is same but the quality gap is too big. You don’t need to be a genius to know what movie ticket you should buy." … [Read more...] about Should Vietnam’s film industry be protected?
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Other interesting activities during the festival include a national Cau Ngu festival (a festival praying for a good fishing harvest), weekly street music festival, “Resounding Cua Lo seaside town” program in celebration of the 110th anniversary of Cua Lo tourism, a national beach sepak takraw tournament, a national art program titled “Chanteys connecting rivers”, a tourism trade fair and more. … [Read more...] about Cua Lo Tourism Festival 2017 to start
Mong Cai will host the opening ceremony, the walking street and the cuisine street festivals, while the other activities, including an international beach volleyball competition and the province’s tennis tournament, will take place in Ha Long. … [Read more...] about Art performance to replace Carnival festival during Ha Long tourism week
Jakarta (VNA) – Indonesia’s resort island Bali fell quiet on March 7 for the annual “Day of Silence” festival, halting flights, internet and closing tourist attractions to allow time for meditation and introspection. Known locally as Nyepi, the festival marks a new year of Hindus on the island. They are expected to stay at home for 24 hours and self-reflect on the day. Non-Hindus and tourists are also asked to participate by staying indoors for the island’s annual shutdown. Cars and motorcycles are not allowed on the road except in the case of an emergency, lights inside homes and on the street must be switched off, and tourist attractions and shopping centres are all closed. Ngurah Rai International Airport announced it would close for 24 hours starting from 6am on March 7, affecting 468 flights, including 207 international ones. Local authorities also ordered mobile internet providers to shut down for the day, except for essential public services. … [Read more...] about Bali island shut down for “Day of Silence”
Besides the Phu My Hung flower festival, one of the most anticipated events of the holiday season is the annual Nguyen Hue flower street, which will open to visitors from 7 p.m. on January 22, two days before the Lunar New Year’s Eve. It will remain open until January 28. … [Read more...] about Spring flower fest heralds Tet festivies in Saigon expat-favored district