The second Ngoc Linh ginseng festival is taking place in the mountainous district of Nam Tra My, the central province of Quang Nam. The festival features ginseng and signature farm produce from local mountainous districts. Ngoc Linh ginseng is a rare medicine containing 52 sanopin compounds helpful to health. In June 2017, the Prime Minister named Ngoc Linh ginseng in the list of national products. Quang Nam has zoned off over 15,000 ha for Ngoc Linh ginseng cultivation. Up to 779 households in Tra Linh, Tra Nam and Tra Cang communes are growing the ginseng in forests on an area of over 932ha. Nam Tra My has launched a virtual reality photo portal to introduce eco-tourism services in the area at http://namtramy.gov.vn/web360. It also introduces the rare and expensive Ngoc Linh and Vietnamese ginseng.-VNA … [Read more...] about Second Ngoc Linh ginseng festival held in Quang Nam
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The Inspire Me Festival 2018 will be held for the first time in the Hoan Kiem Lake area, Hanoi, to celebrate 45 years of diplomatic relations between the UK and Vietnam. The London Symphony Orchestra It also marks the 25th years of operations of the British Council in Vietnam. The festival is held by the British Embassy in Hanoi and the city people's committee from October 5 to 7. Visitors will be able to enjoy the latest exhibitions and technology shows from the UK, facial paintings, British cuisines, tea parties and Music Is Great 2018 contest. There are also interactive games and locations for photos with iconic UK symbols such as the red phone booth. Education, business, innovation tourism, fashion and food and drink exhibitions will operate along Dinh Tien Hoang Street. Fashion show and live music will be at Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square and the London Symphony Orchestra will perform by the Ly Thai To Statue. On June 4, a ceremony to mark the 45th anniversary of UK-Vietnam … [Read more...] about First Inspire Me Festival held in Hanoi
28 teams from many primary schools in the city gathered in the Sports Center of District 8 to enjoy the festival. This annual Robothon Festival is a robotic playground for primary and secondary students in both Vietnam and neighboring nations in order to boost their studying as well as exploration spirit so that they can gradually master technology while in school. The festival also aims at introducing the subject of robotic assembling and controlling to pupils, resulting in the fostering of potential science – technology lovers. Contests in the festival were able to identify some champions from the groups of elementary and intermediate levels, all of which come from Le Ngoc Han Primary School in District 1. The Robothon Festival is also held in other cities like Hanoi, the central city of Da Nang, and the southern city of Can Tho, attracting more than 500 participants. Winners in contests of each area will be nominated to take part in the International … [Read more...] about Robothon festival held in HCMC
EVERY year the streets in a Spanish town in Valencia get coated in bright red, mushy pulp from thousands of over-ripe tomatoes. Dubbed the "World’s Biggest Food Fight", La Tomatina sees revellers drench each other in the red fruit for fun, but when's it taking place this year? What is the Tomatina Festival? La Tomatina is a colourful, messy festival which involves a gigantic food fight in Spain. It's been held every year since 1945 and sees tens of thousands of party goers chucking ripe tomatoes at each other for around an hour. Thousands of individuals flock from around the globe to take part in the “World’s Biggest Food Fight.” Last year 160 tons of over-ripe tomatoes will be thrown during the fiesta, distributed from trucks. The festival is classified in Spain as being of International Tourist Interest. When is Tomatina Festival 2018? It is typically held on the last Wednesday of August which this year falls on August 29. More than 22,000 paying … [Read more...] about When is Tomatina 2018, where is the tomato fight festival held and why is it celebrated?
Kids will be treated with stunning performances of large and colorful kites of various materials and shapes. Highlight of the event is a performance of four kites which is launched at the same time by artisan Pham Van Tam of the Sao Vang (gloden star) kite club in Binh Tan district. They go up and down in music. It’s fun, challenging and a great spectator sport. The performance takes place from 9 a.m- 5 p.m. in every Sunday. By THU THAO - Translated by Kim Khanh Tags: Summer kite festival … [Read more...] about Summer kite festival held in Dam Sen Cultural Park
Local Lowdown (02-03-2007) Japanese cultural festival held at Can Tho University CAN THO —Thousands of students in the Mekong Delta gathered at Can Tho University on Wednesday for a one-day Japanese cultural festival. The festival, held by the Japanese Grass Group of Culture in coordination with Can Tho University, included traditional games, lantern-making, Japanese chess, writing and costumes. The festival was part of a cooperation programme between Can Tho University and Waseda University of Japan. Trinh Cong Son concert to celebrate Women’s Day HA NOI — To mark International Women’s Day on March 8 artists will sing love songs written by the late Trinh Cong Son at the Friendship Palace in Ha Noi on March 7-8. Famous singers like Hong Nhung, My Linh, Tran Thu Ha, Quang Dung and Tan Minh will be performing at the show called Ru Tinh (Love Lullaby). Quynh Huong, Ngau Nhien (Random) and Nang Thuy Tinh (Glass Sunlight) groups are among the many hits scheduled to … [Read more...] about Japanese cultural festival held at Can Tho University