Approximately 100 nominations have been registered, and only 15 of them have been selected for the final vote, as stated by Nguyen Anh Vu, the editor-in-chief of Van Hoa (Culture) newspaper, which is managed by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.

Among the nominations are the repatriation of the Nguyen Dynasty’s gold imperial seal to Vietnam, the recognition of the Ha Long Bay-Cat Ba Archipelago as a world natural heritage site, and the national women’s football team’s first-time participation in the FIFA Women’s World Cup Finals.

Other nominations include the 80th-anniversary celebration of the Outline of Vietnamese Culture initiated by the Communist Party of Vietnam, Vietnam’s remarkable achievements at the 32nd Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), and the outstanding performance of the tourism industry following the implementation of the new visa policy.

The voting will take place in two forms: direct votes from representatives of central and local press organizations at the headquarters of the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism in Hanoi on December 5, and online voting through the websites,, and from 8:30 a.m. on December 5 to 5 p.m. on December 7.

The voting results will be announced at a later date.