Northern, central Vietnam melt and wilt in extreme heat

Northern Vietnam is going through the hottest summer since 2009 while the central region is drying up in the worst heat ever, according to experts who blame the scorcher on El Nino and climate change.
The temperature hit 41.5 degrees Celsius, or 106.7 degrees Fahrenheit, in some central provinces, local media reported. The heat in Ha Tinh Province even melted a newly fixed road. Some travelers had their tires and shoes caught in the sticky asphalt Friday afternoon. The temperature in Hanoi surged to 40 degrees during the day.

Dragon dance festival to celebrate Ha Noi’s liberation

Ha Noi will hold the fourth dragon dance festival this Saturday, as part of a series of cultural activities to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the city’s liberation on October 10.
The Ha Noi Dragon Dance Festival 2014 will take place from 1.30pm to 18.30pm at the King Ly Thai To Park , opposite to the Hoan Kiem Lake (Returned Sword Lake).

According to the organising board, the festival features pairs of dragon dancers

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Bird’s eye view of the capital

By using the modern flycam technology, the architects of a group from Ashui.com has brought to the community a special gift on Hanoi’s 60th liberation anniversary.

That is a project called “Hanoi – View from the air” which aims to bring a fresh look of Hanoi and send a message of love and responsibility for Hanoi to the public.

[caption id="attachment_4784" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Return Sword Lake[/caption]

A 10-minute video clip made by the members of the "Hanoi Fly" project has filmed the famous places in the capital.

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

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Fireworks display to mark Hanoi’s 60th Liberation Day

The People’s Committee of Ha Noi has approved 15-minute firework displays at 30 venues on October 10 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the capital’s Liberation Day.

As scheduled, high range firework shows, starting from 9pm, will be conducted at five places, including Hoan Kiem lake (Sword Lake), Thong Nhat park in Hai Ba Trung district, West lake in Tay Ho district, Van Quan lake in Ha Dong district, and My Dinh national stadium.

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Twenty-five low-range firework

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