After weeks of sultry humid weather, this weekend comes forth with good news for everyone. Temperature will drop significantly to around 31oC with the highest heat index at 36oC on Sunday. There will still be scattered thunderstorms, but it will become mostly clear and cool in the evening. Saturday will be the most beautiful day where sunshine and clouds mix. Don’t forget the outstanding concert with the Trio Tutti at L’Espace on Saturday and the exhibition “A Transformative Disguise” at the Japan Foundation Centre for Cultural Exchange which is still going strong and receiving many positive reviews.
Hanoi weather forecast July 16-22 (Source: Google)
Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City is in its rainy season, so it’s not surprising that variable clouds and scattered thunderstorms happen and precipitation probability is still at 60%. But the good news is that the temperature just hovers mildly at 32oC, with the lowest being 29oC, promising a pleasant weekend. Treat yourself to fantastic weekend nights of film and exhibitions. The award-winning comedy Lebanese film entitled “Caramel” will be shown at Snap Café, while a contemporary solo exhibition of installation artworks by Luz Angela Lizarazo is on display at Sàn Art.
HCMC weather forecast July 16-22 (Source: Google)
As usual for the rainy season, Danang this weekend will be cloudy with chances of thunderstorm, overcast and rain. Chance of rain is around 90% with rainfall amount near 11.9 mm possible. If you are a history buff, visit museum of Cham sculpture which boasts the largest collection of Cham artifacts. If you don’t mind the overcast, hit My Khe Beach, which is ranked as one of the six best beaches in the world by Forbes magazine.
Danang weather forecast July 16-22 (Source: Google)
More domestic flights to meat increasing public demand
Vietnam Airlines, the national flag carrier of Vietnam is launching additional flights on 16 domestic routes from now to August 5. Low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific and Air Mekong are also adding more flights from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to tourist hotspots all over the country to meet the surge in demand for air travel, particularly on weekends.
Emirate Airlines to run flights connecting Moscow-Dubai-Ho Chi Minh City
The United Arab Emirates’ leading airline has operated a new route connecting three destinations, including Moscow, Dubai and Ho Chi Minh City. The route is opened for the whole summer until September 30.
Vietnam to attend global tourism event in England
The nation’s General Tourism Office is attending the World Travel Market 2012 held at Excel-London Center from 5 to 8 November 2012. The Vietnamese kiosk will feature various images of famous attractions as well as genres of tourism in Vietnam including adventure trips, cultural and societal trips or sea trips are exhibited.
Hoi An-Japan cultural exchange next month
The 2012 Hoi An – Japan cultural exchange is taking place from August 24-26 in Hoi An ancient town. The event will feature a wide variety of activities such as a Haiku poem composing contest and exhibition, Japanese and Quang Nam food presentations and souvenir photo shoots with Yukata.