Hue Craft Village Festival 2017 kicks off

Hue Craft Village Festival 2017 kicks off

NDO/VNA - The 7th Hue Trade Village Festival 2017 kicked off on April 28 in the central city of Hue, capital of Thua Thien-Hue province, drawing 327 artisans from 40 craft villages and establishments across the country. (6 hours ago)

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Winners of Dedication Music Awards announced

  Apr 26, 2017
NDO - The winners of the 2017 Dedication Music Awards were officially announced and honoured at a ceremony held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 25. 

Exhibition celebrates liberation of the South

  Apr 25, 2017
NDO – The photo exhibition, ‘Great Spring Victory 1975 in Mekong Delta’ kicked off at Can Tho city Museum on April 25. 

Composer Michael Price to come to Vietnam

  Apr 25, 2017
NDO - British composer, Michael Price, who won an Emmy award for outstanding music composition for the BBC TV series, Sherlock, will come to Vietnam for the first time to participate in workshops on music for 15 Vietnamese students and young composers at Salon Saigon, from May 8 to 12.  

Traditional Musical Instrument Solo and Ensemble Festival wraps up

  Apr 24, 2017
NDO - The Traditional Musical Instrument Solo and Ensemble Festival concluded in the central province of Thanh Hoa on April 23 after nine days of competition. 

Many localities respond to Vietnam Book Day

  Apr 22, 2017
NDO – A wide range of activities have been held in many cities and provinces across the country in response to the Vietnam Book Day, which officially kicked off on April 6, at Thong Nhat Park in Hanoi, highlighting the importance of books and a reading culture in society.  

Hue kicks off golden tourism week at Hue Heritage Site

  Apr 22, 2017
NDO – Hue Monuments Conservation Centre, on April 22, kicked off a promotion programme, "Golden Tourism Week at Hue Heritage Site", phase 1 (April 22-28) at various relics under the Hue Heritage Site system.  

Art photo exhibition displays beauty of Vietnam

  Apr 21, 2017
NDO – Over 130 photos featuring the beauty of landscapes and daily life across the country are being displayed at an art photo festival held in Hanoi from April 20 to 25.  

Preserving the national heritage of Phu Le commune’s folk singing

  Apr 21, 2017
NDO – The ‘sac bua’ (Tet greeting) folk singing in Phu Le commune, Ba Tri district, Ben Tre province has recently been recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The cultural sector and local authorities have taken measures to preserve and promote unique values of the singing form in the community. 

Indian cultural centre opens in Vietnam

  Apr 21, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Indian Embassy in Vietnam inaugurated an Indian cultural centre in Hanoi on the evening of April 20, as part of activities marking the two countries’ 45-year diplomatic ties (January 7, 1972-2017) and 10-year strategic partnership (2007-2017).  

Vietnam Book Festival 2017 kicks off

  Apr 20, 2017
NDO – Vietnam Book Festival 2017 officially opened at the National Library of Vietnam, 31 Trang Thi Street, Hanoi on April 20, as part of activities to welcome Vietnam Book Day (April 21), and World Book and Copyright Day (April 23).  

Two newly-acquired rare documentaries about Vietnam announced

  Apr 20, 2017
NDO – The Vietnam State Archives and Records Department on April 19 made an announcement in relation to two recently acquired documentary films abroad, namely "Ho Chi Minh in the Land of Lenin", and "Vietnam: 30 Days in Saigon", which comes as a result of the project collecting precious and rare archives about Vietnam. 

Classical music gaining momentum in Vietnam

  Apr 20, 2017
NDO – The Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO) is a State unit of the arts which has been busy in recent times with a large number of concerts. The orchestra has also given the subscription concert vol.100 at the Hanoi Opera House. 

Activities mark Vietnamese Ethnic Groups' Cultural Day

  Apr 19, 2017
NDO – A photo exhibition themed ‘Colours of Vietnamese ethnic groups’ opened in Nha Trang city on April 18 as part of activities to celebrate the Vietnamese Ethnic Groups' Cultural Day (April 19). 

National book festival to feature various activities

  Apr 17, 2017
NDO – Vietnam Book Festival 2017, scheduled to open on April 20 at National Library of Vietnam, No. 31 Trang Thi Street, Hanoi, will feature various meaningful activities targeting readers of all ages.