Vietnam Literature and Art Award winners honoured

Vietnam Literature and Art Award winners honoured

NDO – The National Committee of the Vietnam Union of Literature and Arts Associations held an awards ceremony in Hanoi on January 17 to honour 66 outstanding literature and art works in 2016. (7 hours ago)


Lai Chau becomes 53rd destination of Hoang Sa, Truong Sa exhibition

  Jan 13, 2017
NDO/VNA—An exhibition featuring maps and documents affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes opened in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau on January 13. 

Vietnamese Film Day held in the RoK

  Jan 12, 2017
NDO – The 2017 Vietnamese Film Day will be organised in the Republic of Korea (RoK) for the first time, as part of activities to celebrate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and the RoK.  

Hue Relic System to restore nine projects in 2017

  Jan 11, 2017
NDO—The Hue Relics Preservation Centre will implement nine preservation and restoration projects at the Hue Relic System in 2017.  

Eighteen national treasures presented to the public for the first time

  Jan 10, 2017
NDO—Eighteen national treasures recognised by Vietnam’s authorities over the past period are being presented under a special exhibition held for the first time by the National Museum of Vietnam History in Hanoi. 

Ta Oi people’s brocade weaving craft recognised as national cultural heritage

  Jan 10, 2017
NDO—The traditional craft of 'zeng' (brocade) weaving of Ta Oi ethnic group in A Luoi District, Thua Thien–Hue Province was recently recognised as national intangible cultural heritage under a decision issued by the Minster of Culture, Sports and Tourism. 

The wall of dreams

  Jan 08, 2017
On a Saturday morning, during a visit to my friend in the local cancer hospital, I stood confused in front of the pictures drawn on a wall under the stairs on the ground floor.  

Ho Chi Minh City gala to ring in 2017

  Jan 07, 2017
NDO/VNA—A gala New Year concert highlighting excerpts from famous operas will be held at the HCM City Opera House on January 8.  

Vietnam-India Cultural Week opens in Ho Chi Minh City

  Jan 07, 2017
NDO – The Vietnam-India Cultural Week kicked off at Ho Chi Minh City’s Youth Culture House on January 7.  

APEC souvenir, gift design contest launched

  Jan 07, 2017
NDO – A contest for designing and producing souvenirs and gifts for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Year 2017 has been launched in Da Nang city. 

Vietnamese contemporary photo exhibition opens in India

  Jan 06, 2017
NDO - An exhibition of works by Vietnamese artists and photographers opened at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) in New Delhi on January 5 to mark the 45th anniversary of the Vietnam-India diplomatic relations and the 10th anniversary of the strategic partnership.  

Music Awards 2016 announced

  Jan 05, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Musicians’ Association announced the 2016 Music Awards in Hanoi on January 5. 

Vietnamese theatre in 2016: good signal of changes

  Jan 03, 2017
NDO – Trying to attract more audiences, experimenting with new plays and genres, applying many creations in technology and arts in plays, and engaging with foreign theatres, are among orientations that Vietnamese theatrical units implemented in 2016, creating strong signals of the benefits of international cooperation. 

Vietnamese beauty wins best costume at Miss Tourism International

  Jan 03, 2017
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese representative Pham Thuy Linh won the best costume award at the 19th Miss Tourism International recently took place in Malaysia.  

A multicoloured picture of entertainment industry in 2016

  Jan 02, 2017
NDO – The entertainment industry in the year 2016 offered the masses a wide selection with an increasing number of cultural activities, arts programmes, and reality television shows, contributing to satisfying the increasing demand for entertainment of the Vietnamese and updating them on the world’s arts trends through performances of many world-renowned guest artists