Just like rice, fish sauce is a staple of almost every dish in Vietnam. “For Vietnamese people, a meal without fish sauce is considered incomplete,” culture expert Tran Ngoc Them once wrote in his book Vietnam Culture Foundation.
In the chill of the northern mountainous regions, visitors travelling to markets of ethnic minority communities in Bac Ha District, Lao Cai Province may be attracted to hot round cakes decorated in green, black and white.
It is impossible to think of the city of Hoi An without the thought of the beautiful velvet brocade and the joyful celebrations of the annual Silk Festival every June that fills the streets with thousands of visitors.
A traditional craft festival has opened in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien – Hue on April, with the participation of 327 artisans from 40 villages.
The Khau Vai Love Market festival has taken place in Khau Vai commune of Meo Vac district, giving visitors an insight into the unique market in the northernmost province of Ha Giang.
The annual Week of Ha Long Tourism 2017 will take place in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh from April 28 to May 7, with the decade-long traditional Carnaval street festival to be replaced by an art performance.