Tourists flock to festivals to mark the start of spring

Around 4ha is devoted to flower growing and another four to traditional folk games. This spring flower festival is an opportunity for local people and visitors to have an early spring trip. The flower festival is also a message to encourage people to protect the environment.

Northern villagers ring in lucky year by lugging giant cannons

Dong Ky Village used to have a contest for making and firing cannons. According to a legend, the tradition was a commemoration of General Thien Cuong who led the army and began a fight against invaders by firing a cannon on the fourth of the first lunar month during the reign of King Hung, the […]

Emerging Artists Spotlight: AJJ’s New Album Addresses Political Chaos in a ‘Post-2016 America’

Hailing from cities throughout the West including Phoenix and Tuscon, Ariz. and Oakland, Calif., AJJ describe themselves as a “multi-genre punk band” who draw equally on folk and indie rock to craft their unique sound. ”We’ve been emerging as artists since 2004,” frontman Sean Bonnette tells Billboard good-humoredly. “We make songs about the beauty of art, mental illness, […]

Welcoming a new spring with confidence

Vietnam’s efforts and achievements last year are remarkable and proud. They are an important premise for Vietnam to carry on with the last year of the 5-year Socio-economic Development Plan from 2016 to 2021 and the 10-year Socio-economic Development Strategy from 2011 to 2021.

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield scream as OAP, 80, gets VERY graphic about sex with toyboy

Viewers were in hysterics too, with one tweeting: “PLEASE tell me I’m not the only one watching this 80 year old woman with her toyboy on #ThisMorning right now 😂😂😂😂😂😂😩😩😩😩😩😩.”

Seminar discusses measures to develop “cai luong”

Papers delivered at the event also pointed out the shortcomings and the causes and lessons learnt in practicing “cai luong” so that they would be fixed in time, helping further win the public’s heart in line with other folk singing genres in the region.