Accordingly, based on 61 proposals of affiliated units, the organizing panel selected 15 typical events as candidates for the top 10s. Culture has seven candidates, including Da Nang International Fireworks Festival; Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark recognized by UNESCO as a global geopark; "Preserving and promoting the values of Vietnamese cultural heritage for sustainable development" conference with the attendance and chair of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc; Contemporary Art Space at the National Assembly Building; the first ceremony to award the title of People's Artist; the Hanoi International Film Festival; and Vietnamese beauties honoring in the world.

Voting for the 10 typical cultural, sport and tourism events in 2018. Source:

Sports has four nominations, consisting of Vietnamese sports' success at the 18th Asian Games, Vietnamese football team winning the championship of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018, Vietnam's U23 football team - a runner-up at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship, and success of the National Sports Games.

Four candidates of the tourism sector are: Vietnam tourism welcomed 15 million international visitors; Vietnam was honored as Asia's Leading Destination in 2018; Prime Minister approved key projects to develop tourism as a key economic sector; Vietnam ranked third in the top 10 countries with fastest-growing foreign tourists in the world.

After the vote, 10 typical events will be published soon on the website of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Translated by Lam Anh