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.
In order to combat and prevent the spread of Corona Virus and to minimize the waiting time at the Embassy for consular processing procedure, the Embassy of Viet Nam announces the online application for consular appointment making as follows:
March 17, 2020)
(Announcement March 14, 2020)
In view of the alarming unfolding of the Covid-19
epidemic and the increasing pressure built up upon Viet Nam
in the fight against the virus, Viet Nam is making its utmost effort and is forced
to take every necessary step in order to prevent and control the outbreak of
the Covid-19 epidemic for the sake of public health.
As a result of the reconstruction of the Embassy, from January 02nd, 2020, the Embassy will relocate at the following new address:Mireco Building58 Jong-ro 5-gilJongno-gu
Legal advice was given
to Vietnamese guest workers in the Republic of Korea (RoK) at a meeting with
representatives of Vietnamese agencies in Gimhae city on October 28.
On March 3th, outgoing Vietnamese Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Pham Huu Chi bade farewell to H.E. Hwang Kyo-ahn, acting President of the Republic of Korea, at the Central Government Complex in Seoul.
All but four out of 63 Vietnamese cities and provinces have changed their area code for landline numbers from February 2017.
is working to verify information on a female suspect carrying a Vietnamese
passport allegedly involved in the killing of North Korean national Kim
Jong-nam in Malaysia last week, the Foreign Ministry said late Monday.
Vietnam vehemently condemned criminal acts under any form and for any purpose, Foreign Ministry deputy spokeswoman Nguyen Phuong Tra has said.
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