*SEPTEMBER 17 (FRIDAY):
VEUBF Special Economic Dialogue and Gala Dinner will be held from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the InterContinental Hanoi Westlake, 1A Nghi Tam Street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi. The event, titled "Outlook on Economic Trends and Business Leadership in Vietnam", is organized by the Vietnam-EU Business Forum (VEUBF), a partnership between the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI). Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan and Dean David T. Ellwood of the Harvard Kennedy School of Governance will be the guests of honor. Admission fee: VND800,000 for EuroCham and VCCI members and VND1.2 million for non-members. For registration, please contact Ms. Bich via firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (04) 3715 2228.
* SEPTEMBER 17-20 (FRIDAY-MONDAY):
The Vietnam-China Mid-Autumn Festival will be celebrated at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology on Nguyen Van Huyen Street in Hanoi's Cau Giay District. The program includes introductions to many Vietnamese and Chinese traditional games and toys. Visitors will have a chance to enjoy Chinese tea as well as try their hand at baking traditional cakes of the two countries. Tickets cost VND25,000 for adults, VND5,000 for students and VND3,000 for children.
* SEPTEMBER 17-21 (FRIDAY-TUESDAY):
The third International Book Fair will take place at the Vietnam Exhibition Center, 148 Giang Vo Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi. The biennial event, launched in 2005, will feature more than 200 stalls featuring products of nearly 80 publishers.
* SEPTEMBER 19 (SUNDAY):
The Culture-Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups will open at the Dong Mo-Ngai Son Lake area, about 35 to 40 kilometers from downtown Hanoi. The 1,544-hectare village project features typical architectural works like houses, communal and pagodas of the country's 54 ethnic groups as well as distinctive cultural characteristics of each group.
* SEPTEMBER 22 (WEDNESDAY):
MBC Business Luncheon - Transfer Pricing in Vietnam, co-organized by Malaysian Business Chamber and EuroCham, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Park Hyatt Saigon, 2 Lam Son Square, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. Price: VND580,000 for members and co-hosts, and VND780,000 for non-members. Register by email at email@example.com or call (08) 3 915 1419 before Tuesday, September 21.