Goya prints on show in HCMC
Rare prints composed by world famous Spanish artist Francisco de Goya y Lucientes between 1810 and 1820 are on display for the second time in Vietnam at an exhibition in the HCMC Fine Arts Museum. The 33 etchings are from Goya’s series Disaster of War, which is a collection of painful scenes from Spain’s War of Independence (1808-1814) against the French.
Local travel firms team up in tour promotion
An initial 19 travel companies in HCMC have clubbed together under the so-called Tourism Stimulus Team 2010 to jointly promote discounted tours to travelers. The members have been recognized by the HCMC Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Vietnam, Japan boost culture exchange
The Japan-Vietnam Culture Exchange Centre in Vietnam will organise a series of activities between May and October to introduce Japanese culture as well as boost culture exchange with Vietnam.
World Food Festival promotes Vietnamese cuisine
Vietnam will host the World Food Festival for the first time in the southern coastal city of Vung Tau in July, providing a great opportunity for the country to promote its traditional cuisine.