NDO – The Institute for the Conservation of Monuments (ICM) under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on August 9 introduced a book named ‘Vietnamese communal house architecture through ICM’s documents, first volume’.
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIT) and the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) on August 8 launched a postage stamp themed “National Flower” to mark the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
NDO – Do Trinh Hoai Nam has become the first Vietnamese designer surpassing over 30 well-known international designers to bring his latest collection to the prestigious New York Couture Fashion Week 2017 on September 8, in New York.
NDO - A photography exhibition entitled “ASEAN People and Countries” comenced at the Hai Phong Fine Arts Centre on August 7, as part of the celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of ASEAN (1967-2017).
NDO/VNA – Singers, aged 18-35, from ASEAN countries and China, the Republic of Korea and Japan will attend the ASEAN+3 Singing Contest which will take place in the central province of Thanh Hoa from August 17-21.
NDO – Hanoian authorities have decided to turn Trinh Cong Son street in Tay Ho district into a walking route, starting on August 19, to provide Hanoians with an additional space for walking and enjoying traditional artistic performances and cuisine.
NDO - Réhahn Croquevielle admitted that he had a “crush” on Vietnam after his first visit to the country in 2007. Over the course of six years, the French photographer travelled across Vietnam to explore and capture photos on the unique features of the Vietnamese ethnic groups.
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has praised the National Archives Centre IV in Da Lat city for its efforts in preserving the Nguyen dynasty printing woodblocks, which were recogised by UNESCO as a Memory of the World.
NDO – The 3rd Vietnam Connection Music Festival (VNCMF) 2017, Vietnam’s largest classical music event, will be held from August 12-26 in Hanoi, Hue, Ho Chi Minh City, with the participation of many international talents.
NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s traditional culture, tourist potential, festivals and standout cuisine were introduced to international friends at a culture week held by the Vietnamese Embassy in Johannesburg city, South Africa, on August 3, as part of activities marking the 50th founding anniversary of ASEAN.