On July 9th, 2016, at the Opera House in Hà Nội, the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology was honored to receive the Vietnam Tourism Attraction 2016 award.
The award was presented by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism at the ceremony held by the General Department of Tourism in coordination with the Vietnam Tourism Association to honor Việt Nam’s leading tourism businesses that affirmed their prestige, quality of service, and business performance in 2015. This is the second time the VME was selected to be one among five Việt Nam's tourism attractions and honored to receive this award.
Mr. Vũ Đức Đam, member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Prime Minister, Head of the State Steering Committee on Tourism; Mr. Nguyễn Ngọc Thiện, Minister of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism; representatives of the tourism industry and representatives of relevant departments and leaders of many businesses and tourist attractions in the country attended the ceremony.
Dr. Phạm Văn Dương, Deputy Director of the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, receiving the Award.
This award is the confirmation of the continuous efforts of the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in ensuring the quality of its exhibitions and performances as well as the quality of services; the Museum has become a favorite destination of many visitors. The award is also an incentive for the Museum's officials and employees to continue diversifying the activities in order to create more and more opportunities of visiting, studying, and experience for domestic and international public.