All posts tagged Hanoi

Cuban cigars reach Bavaria via Vietnam

The Cohiba cigars pictured here have certainly traveled a long way. What started out in Hanoi as a personal gift from the Vietnamese Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Hoang Tuan Anh, following the inauguration of Halong Bay, ended up in Munich as a present for the Göktepe family, makers of the commemorative bronze plaques […] Read More →


Images of the Inauguration of Halong Bay in Hanoi

Last night’s Official Inauguration celebrations in Hanoi produced some truly remarkable images. Here, we share some of them with you. Photos: Quang Thang. Official Inauguration of Ha Long Bay, Vietnam


Colourful Halong Bay Inauguration celebrations Hanoi

In a three-hour ceremony, punctuated by spectacular firework displays, Halong Bay was officially inaugurated as one of the New7Wonders of Nature in Hanoi last night. Addressing the public in My Dinh National Stadium, Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders said, “The success of the New7Wonders of Nature campaign was due to the active participation of the […] Read More →


Halong Bay officially confirmed as one of the New7Wonders of Nature

Hanoi/Vietnam, Zurich/Switzerland: Halong Bay is now confirmed as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. The Official Inauguration events will take place on 27 April in Hanoi and on 1 May at Halong Bay. Making the announcement today in Hanoi, Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, congratulated the people of the Vietnam and the fans of Halong […] Read More →


New7Wonders delegation visits Vietnam

The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is represented in the New7Wonders of Nature by Halong Bay, which was recently the scene of an official visit by New7Wonders President Bernard Weber and Director Jean Paul De la Fuente. The delegation was welcomed by HE The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Hoang Tuan Anh, in Hanoi, the […] Read More →


Vietnam celebrates Hanoi and Halong Bay

The capital city of Vietnam is celebrating its thousand year anniversary, making it one of the oldest cities in the world, and at the same time is inviting the world to vote for Halong Bay.

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