Africa in the eyes of most people in other continentals is the land of diseases, poverty, starvation and extreme weather of mostly burning sunshine.
The largest competition for bartenders in Vietnam, the National Cocktail Competition, has just commenced on 4th November 2011 in Hanoi. Following these initial rounds in Hanoi are numerous qualified rounds in Da Nang on November 11 and in Ho Chi Minh City on November 15, to select the most skilled bartenders to compete in the final round in Ho Chi Minh City on November 16.
This weekend, Hanoi is expecting some wonderful weather with warm sunshine and cool wind that facilitate well for outdoor activities. The weather should keep its pleasant way for three consecutive days with temperature ranging from 17 to 28 degree Celsius, and moderate wind speed about 8km/h. Break out of the crowded downtown and go on a camping trip to scenic suburban Ba Vi may prove to be a good idea.
The Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam, in collaboration with The Embassies of EU Member States and Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism of Vietnam is bringing European Music Festival back to Vietnam. This year’s festival promises a hearty music party consisting of brilliant musicians from European Countries.
Information from the Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam says lectures and demonstrations on Japanese food are taking place on 17 November 2011 at Fortuna Hotel, 6B Lang Ha, Ba Dinh, Hanoi.
Information from Saigon Railways reveals that ticket fare for crowded trains on 2012 Tet Holiday is projected to rise by 10%, and by 19 to 39 percent on rush periods
In an effort to bring classical music closer to the mass, musicians from Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra are going on a quest to provide 30 free street performances in Hanoi during next two months, in a community music project which has been titled Luala Concert.
Rock Storm 2011 – the biggest rock show of the year is going to take place on 12 November 2011, 8 am at My Dinh National Stadium with a scale of more than ten thousands audiences. The enthusiasm, inherited from last years’ shows, is promising a night of burning passion.
Go! Go! Japan rock night with participation of renowned Japanese rockers and young Vietnamese rock bands is taking place at Hanoi National Exhibition Centre, 148 Giang Vo street, Hanoi on December 3rd, 2011.
Vietnamese Ethnic Customs Festival is expected to take place from 20-30 November 2011at Cultural and Tourist Village of Vietnamese Minorities, Son Tay, Hanoi. The event is opened all day from 8 am till evening and, be free to everyone with the aim of promoting Vietnamese tradition.
On 6 November 2011, from 9 am to 4 pm, German Fest will be held at the Vietnamese-German Centre inside the Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) campus by German Embassy in Hanoi, in association with Goethe Institute, German Exchange Service and German School Abroad
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During the process of re-constructing its Bamboo Star Bar (Metropole Hotel Hanoi) in August 2011, the construction team accidentally explored an under-ground tunnel, which was used to be a shelter for the hotel’s customers and staffs during war time in Vietnam.
A version of the world renowned German traditional beer festival, the third Oktoberfest in Hanoi is taking place at American Club, 19-21 Hai Ba Trung Street, on November 4-5th, 2011.
On Nov 5th 2011, artists of the Hope Box Angels network from Hanoi, Amsterdam and New York will gather at Art Talk Café – 12 Quan Su, for the Grand Finale of their show.
Vietnam Airlines has just launched a brand new promotion program named “One-price flight”.
As usual, today Vietnam Online This week reviews all news in the week of October 24-30 and gives our dear readers suggestions for this weekend. First, let’s come to the news of weather forecast in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnamese and many tea lovers are all looking forward to November when the first international tea festival is held in Thai Nguyen, the tea hometown of Vietnam.
Vietnam Airlines has just introduced two new promotions on domestic market named “Family Pack” and “Tourism Pack”. These promotions apply for all passengers purchasing tickets for domestic flights which depart on any day from now until 31 December.
As Italy celebrates the 150th anniversary of reunification, Italian Embassy in Hanoi organizes a special photo exhibition, sponsored by NEM fashion. The expo held from 25 to 28 October at Exhibition House (45 Trang Tien) is expected to bring about a amazing view of the country’s landscapes.