Tea & Lemon tea – A piece of culture


Unlike many countries where street drinking is illegal, Vietnam has its own street drinking culture.

Parade, several activities to celebrate 70th Independence Day

A series of activities will be held nationwide to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19, 1945) and Independence Day of Viet Nam (September 2).

One of the major ceremonies during the celebration will be the incense offerings at President Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and the Monument of Unknown Heroes on September 1 by top leaders and former leaders to commemorate the heroes who sacrificed their lives for national independence and reunification.



A parade, expected to attract about 30,000 people, will begin at 7am the next day at Ba Dinh Square in Ha Noi, where

Shopping in Hanoi

Shopping in Hanoi is an opportunity to discover and relish the unique stores and products at reasonable prices. Unlike other cities and regions, Hanoi residents are keen on buying items on street shops rather than in supermarkets or shopping malls. The streets in Hanoi are filled with the locals’ tiny boutiques and almost any kinds of commodities are pretty reachable. Here are some suggestions for products that you can purchase in Hanoi.

Ao Dai festival marks 60th anniversary of Hanoi’s liberation

A festival featuring 250 Ao dai (Vietnamese traditional dresses) designed by well-known designers will be held in Hanoi in October.

The event is one of activities celebrating the 60th anniversary of capital's liberation (October 10-1954).

The Ao dai festival titled Colors of Hanoi and a concert themed Ha Noi, Niem Tin va Hy Vong (Ha Noi, Belief and Hope) will take place at Cach Mang Thang Tam (the August Revolutionary) Square and at King Ly Thai To Munument in Van Mieu (Temple of Literature) on October 10.



The event will be broadcast live by Vietnam Television.

A series of

Photo exhibition depicts Hanoi’s French resistance war

A photograph exhibition featuring Hanoi’s relic sites during the resistance war against French colonists during 1946-1954 was recently opened at House 48 in Hang Ngang Street, Hanoi. 

The event is part of activities to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Liberation Day of Hanoi (October 10). 


It honors Hanoians’ undaunted will and courage in the nine-year-long resistance war against the French colonists, said Truong Minh Tien, Vice Director of Hanoi’s Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism. 


Sixty significant historical revolutionary sites in Hanoi were in the spotlight, including vestiges of the French colonists’ crimes, revolutionary bases and relic sites witnessing

Announcement: Hanoikids’ 2017 Tet Holiday Schedule

As Vietnamese Lunar New Year or Tet Holiday is around the corner, we would like to keep you informed of our club’s schedule of Tet holiday as follows: We will not provide tours from January 25th to February...

9-day 2015 Lunar New Year holiday: Things you should know

It has just been officially announced by the Vietnamese Government that the 2015 Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday will begin on February 15 and end on February 23. State employees will have to work on Saturday (February 14) to compensate for the extra day off (Monday, February 16).

Previously in November 2014, Ministry of Labor submitted two options for the Tet holiday - 7 days or 9 days - to Vietnam Prime Minister N.T.Dung.