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Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh has long become a favorite destination for nature lover. It attracts the tourists with a wide array of magnificent caves. Especially, the Son Doong Cave in the Park is said the biggest cave in the world. Recently, explorers from Britain have discovered 39 more caves with a total length of 17km in the Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park.
In the evening of April 12, the Hue festival 2014 was opened in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue with a spectacular mix of music and performances. The festival is held to to popularize Vietnam and its culture and people to the world.
“North-West’s Spring” Festival is a chance for Lao Cai’s ethnic minority people to exchange and introduce their unique traditional beauty and also for domestic and international visitors to learn and experience special cultural values of the ethnic minority groups.
In the list of 19 under-the-radar places in the Southeast Asia that will actually change your life recently published by the Huffingtonpost – a US-based well-known website, Vietnam contributes up to 5.
Danang – the central city of Vietnam has launched its second center which offers free tourism information at the Danang International Airport’s national arrival station. Total investment in the center was VND200 million (US$9,500).
According to the Quang Ninh People’s Committee, the Carnival Halong 2014 will take place from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm of April 30 in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
As announced by the India Embassy in Vietnam and the Vietnam Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on February 21, from March 5-15, there will be a “Festival of India” to be held in Vietnam with the aim to introduce the rich and vibrant Indian culture.
If you stay in Hanoi during this weekend (February 22 and 23), don’t miss your chance to participate in the buffalo fighting festival which will be held for the first time in the central stadium of Phuc Tho district of Hanoi during these day. The event is co-organized by by the Countryside Today newspapers and the Phuc Tho district People’s Committee.
As planned, in mid March, there will be the second cherry blossom festival to be held in Halong park in the northern coastal city of Halong in Quang Ninh province.