Hung Kings' Festival or Hung Kings death anniversary is a Vietnamese festival held annually from the 8th to the 11th of the third lunar month, in which the 10th day is the main festival day.
Together with Pho and spring
roll, Vietnamese sandwich has become so famous and popular in many countries
that it is included as a new word in the American dictionary.
Being a distinctive Vietnamese dish, especially to those who live in the North, Pho is available everywhere, from villages to urban cities, to be sold by street vendors or served at luxurious restaurants.
"Balance" may be
the single word that is commonly used to describe Viet Nam's gastronomy. In
essence, Vietnamese cuisines usually reach the balance of ingredients and
recipe: neither putting too much salt and fat, nor using fattening cooking
methods such as frying that may lead to diseases.
The Mekong Delta is the
southernmost region of Viet Nam, comprising one city and 12 provinces. The
Delta is formed by a huge amount of silt and has been extended together with
the sea level rise over the years.
Situated in Kien Giang
province, Phu Quoc is the largest island among the 22 islands located in the
Gulf of Thailand, and also the largest island of Viet Nam.
Mui Ne is located in the east
coast of Phan Thiet city, Binh Thuan province and about 250 km north of Ho Chi
Minh City. The place is famous for shady roads under coconut trees, wonderful
beaches, cliffs and sand dunes glowing in the sunlight.
Located in Nha Trang city,
Khanh Hoa province, Nha Trang Bay is known as the most famous beach destination
in Viet Nam.
More than 40 km south of Tuy
Hoa city, Phu Yen province, the Cliff of Stone Plates looks, from a far
distance, like a huge beehive which is about 50 meters in width, 200 meters in
Located in Da Nang city in
the central region of Viet Nam, Son Tra is referred to as a precious natural
pearl. This peninsula has a moderate climate all the year round. It is
particularly charming with vast forests, sheltering a large number of rare
animals, beautiful coral reefs and alluring beaches such as Bai Bac, Bai Nam
and Bai But.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National
Park is situated in Quang Binh province. The Park can be compared to a huge and
valuable geological museum of the world thanks to its complicated geological
structure with different categories of stone including sandstone, quartz,
schist, siliceous limestone.
About 100 km to the south of
Ha Noi and 7 km away from Ninh Binh city, Trang An Landscape Complex covers an
area of more than 2,000 hectares, mostly comprising karst hills, mysterious and
majestic grottos, paddy fields and dozens of historical and cultural relics
such as pagodas and temples.
Recognized by UNESCO as a
world heritage site for its values of landscape, geology and geomorphology in
1994 and 2000, Ha Long Bay, located in Quang Ninh province, is a wonderful and
skillful masterpiece of nature.
Lying at the height of
approximately 2,000 meters above the sea level, covered with clouds all the
year round, Sapa has a magnificent and pristine beauty of a typical mountainous
town in the Northern border area of Viet Nam.
At the invitation of the Norwegian Government,
a high level delegation of the Vietnamese Government led by Deputy Prime
Minister Trinh Dinh Dung visited Norway from October 30 to November 2.
The International Festival of Languages and Culture was organized on September 22, 2018 in Oslo, Norway and attracted the participations of more than 30 embassies in Oslo as well as local people and international visitors.
In the morning of September 19th 2018, the workshop "ASEAN Economic Community: Opportunities and Challenges" took place in Oslo.
The 16th round of negotiations on a free trade agreement between the EFTA States (including Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Liechstenstein) and Viet Nam was held on May 29th to June 1st in Oslo, Norway.
On the evening of February 10th, in Oslo, the Embassy of Vietnam in Norway organized a celebration to welcome Lunar New Year. All officials and employees of the Embassy and a large number of Vietnamese expatriates attended the event.
On 15/9/2017 in Oslo, the Embassy of Viet Nam to Norway and Vietnamese National Administration of Tourism co-organized the Vietnamese Tourism Roadshow introducing Vietnam's tourism with Norwegian friends to promote the image, culture and history of Viet Nam. Participants are representatives of Norwegian tourism authorities, airlines, travel agents of the two countries, press and media.
On 01/9/2017, in Oslo, the Embassy of Vietnam in Norway organized a reception to celebrate the 72th Anniversary of the National Day of Viet Nam. The ceremony was attended by Norwegian Vice-President of Parliament Mrs. Ingjerd Schou and members of Parliament, senior officials of the Government, representatives of socio-political organizations, research institutes, private sectors, Heads of missions and international organizations in Oslo, and representatives of the Vietnamese community in Norway.
On August 24, in Oslo, 5 embassies of ASEAN accredited in Norway (including Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam) co-organized the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN).
On August 10, 2017, in Oslo, the Delegation of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Viet Nam led by Vice Minister Vu Van Tam met with the State Secretary of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Fisheries of Norway Roy Angelvik to discuss on measures to strengthen cooperation between Vietnam and Norway in sustainable fisheries and aquaculture.