The night thickened, and turmeric petals sprinkled in cups of wine. The wine tasted teary. Women stood in line waiting for the exact moment when they could scoop up fresh water from the village well to wash their husbands’ faces with to bring them luck throughout the New Year.
NDO – An exhibition on cultural heritage from the ASEAN Community opened in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on January 17, as part of activities to mark the 88th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and the 105th founding year of Kon Tum province.
NDO - Painter Nguyen Thu Thuy had a talk on January 15 with members of the Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) about the renovated Mirror House in central Hanoi’s Thong Nhat Park and her other ceramics projects.
On board the flight from Bangkok to Bangalore, Diep sat next to a Korean businessman who had been trading in that Indian state for several years. It was the Silicon Valley of India, he informed her. And not only of India: Bangalore was the software center of the world. All the top software and electronic technology innovators and experts had come to roost in that state.
NDO - Vietnamese designer Dang Thi Bich Ngoc has won the 2017 Graphic Design Awards of the USA (GDUSA) for the first time with a set of four posters featuring characters from an ancient Tuong (classical drama) play entitled ‘San Hau’.
NDO – The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) held a field workshop in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on January 3 in order to review the results of excavation work of Oc Eo culture at the Oc Eo-Ba The (An Giang) and Nen Chua (Kien Giang province) archeological relic sites in 2017.
NDO – A range of activities will be held from January 1-31 at the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Dong Mo tourism area of Son Tay town in Hanoi to celebrate the New Year 2018.