The Ho Chi Minh Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism is hosting a gastronomy festival entitled “Taste of the world” from Dec. 26, 2011- Jan. 1, 2012, giving visitors a vivid picture of gastronomic culture from many countries around the world.
The annual Craft Village Fair 2011, a part of activities in preparation of the Da Lat Flower Festival 2011 by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in collaboration with the Lam Dong Provincial People’s Community will be held from December 29th to January 3rd , 2012 in the Central Highland province of Lam Dong.
Nearly 6,000 plants and products will be on display at the flower festivals at Quoc te Square in District 3 and Tao Dan Park in District 1 during the Tet holidays from January 18-28, reports Sai Gon Giai Phong.
The southern city of Can Tho will host an exhibition on 10 years of development in the Mekong Delta in April 2012, along with the 37th anniversary celebration of the total liberation of Southern Vietnam.
Certificates of National Heritage were awarded to the Hanoi Opera House and August Revolution Square in downtown Hanoi during a ceremony held on December 9 to mark the centenary of the historic theatre.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines announced yesterday that it will increase its domestic airfares by 15-20% from December 15, following the Ministry of Finance’s new price ceiling on domestic routes.