Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Culture and Sport, Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy

Creating city’s cultural identity for its socioeconomic development

The tendency in opening more walking streets aims to meet the demand of social reality. However it should be considered cautiously to ensure its operational and maintenance activities, and create long-standing distinct cultural characteristics, said Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Culture and Sport, Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy.
2018 World Cup's opening match stirs up Bui Vien Walking Street

2018 World Cup's opening match stirs up Bui Vien Walking Street

Last night, the 2018 World Cup was kicked off in Russia. In HCMC, many international tourists enjoyed the opening ceremony of the 2018 World Cup and the opening match between the host country –Russia and Saudi Arabia in the Bui Vien Walking Street (called backpackers area) in District 1 through large-sized flat-screen TVs.