Japan’s Hokkaido launches cultural village in Viet Nam
Viet Nam will become the first market for enterprises from north Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture to launch the “Cool Hokkaido” initiative, including a cultural village to be established in October 2015, in an attempt to support the locality’s business operations in Southeast Asia.
Handicrafts from Japan's Tohoku region on display in Ha Noi
After success in Ho Chi Minh City, the handicrafts from Japan’s disasters-hit Tohoku are on display at an exhibition which has recently opened at the Viet Nam Fine Arts Museum,…
Japan applies single tourist visas for Vietnamese citizens
The Japanese Embassy in Ha Noi announced that on November 20, Japan started a simplified application procedure for single tourist visas for Vietnamese nationals as part of efforts to further…
Handicrafts of Tohoku, Japan to display in Viet Nam
Exhibitions of the undeniably beautiful and highly developed handicraft techniques of Tohoku craftsman are set to take place in Ho Chi Minh City from October 31 to November 10 and Ha Noi from December 12-22.
Ha Noi tourism advertised in Tokyo subways
More than 1,000 posters introducing the images of Viet Nam's capital city of Ha Noi are being hung on cabins and 24 electronic tables at almost subway stations in Japan.
Hoi An – Japan Cultural Exchange
(TITC) - In two days of 18th and 19th October 2014, the delegation of Hoi An City (Quang Nam Province) including 35 representatives of typical enterprises and Japanese living and working in Hoi An will participate in the 12th Hoi An – Japan Cultural Exchange Festival 2014 in Sakai City, Osaka Province, Japan.
Vietnamese water puppetry enchants Japanese audiences
Art troupes from the Viet Nam National Puppetry Theatre made a maiden presentation of Vietnamese folk art water puppetry in Yokohama, Japan, on September 13-14.
Viet Nam Days in Japan set to kick off
At least 98 organisations and 150,000 visitors are expected to participate in this year’s Viet Nam Days in Japan festival to take place at Yoyogi Park in Tokyo on September 13-14.
Vietnamese culture promoted in Japan
The Vietnamese Consulate General in Fukuoka, Japan, in conjunction with the association of Vietnamese students studying at Asia Pacific University (APU) in Oita prefecture organised a “Vietnamese Culture Week 2014” from June 30-July 4.
Japan slackens tourism visa rules for Viet Nam
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan on June 17 announced that it will loosen tourism visa rules for four Asian countries, including Viet Nam, to double international tourist arrivals to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Conference promotes Viet Nam’s tourism in Japan
Viet Nam’s national flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines, in coordination with the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan, organised a tourism promotion conference in Tokyo on May 21, during which it announced the opening of its two new air routes to Tokyo in July.
Ha Long Cherry Blossom Festival 2014 to ready
(TITC) - Ha Long Cherry Blossom Festival 2014 will take place from 11 to 13 April in Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province. The festival is organized by People’s Committee of Ha Long City and Wanokai International Culture Association from Japan.
Club on outbound tours to Japan launched
The Vietnam Society of Travel Agents (VISTA) on December 15 launched Japan Outbound Travel Club, including 24 international travel agencies which bring Vietnamese tourists to Japan.
VN, Japan to boost joint tourism
The two governments plan to join hands to reach the target of bringing 1 million Japanese visitors to Viet Nam and 200,000 Vietnamese people to Japan in 2015.