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Consultative office No 18

  Mar 25, 2017
“Frankly speaking, I don’t know how to begin my story,” said the caller in a hesitant voice. “You might think it’s ridiculous that a woman of forty like me is still so impracticable,” she added.  

Unforgettable Taste of 'Xoi Khuc'

  Mar 25, 2017
'Xoi khuc', also known as khuc cake, has its name because the cake cover is made by glutinous rice powder mixed with brayed 'khuc' leaves, covering gram and pork.  

Phan Chau Trinh Awards honour contributors to Vietnam’s culture and education

  Mar 25, 2017
NDO – The 2017 Phan Chau Trinh Culture Awards were presented to outstanding researchers, cultural activists, educators, scientists and translators at a ceremony held in Ho Chi Minh City on March 24.  

Photography festival launched for young artists to flaunt talent

  Mar 25, 2017
NDO—The 2017 Young Photography Festival was launched in Hanoi on March 23, expecting to see competition among Vietnamese amateur and professional photographers aged between 18 and 35 who are living at home and abroad.  

Wave of investment in fine arts begins at Chon Auction House

  Mar 24, 2017
NDO - Painting auctions and the art trade in general are not new to Vietnam and are definitely not something unfamiliar to the world. But a professional auction session at the Chon Auction House attracting many painting collectors and tycoons was the first of its kind in Vietnam. 

Free screenings of Golden Kite Award-nominated films

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO—Nineteen Golden Kite Award-nominated films will be screened for free at five cinemas in Ho Chi Minh City from April 3-7. 

Worship of mother Au Co honoured as national heritage

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO—The worshipping ritual dedicated to Au Co, the legendary mother of Vietnam, was recognised as national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism at a ceremony held in Phu Tho Province on March 21. 

Vietnamese professor honoured by French academy

  Mar 21, 2017
NDO/VNA—Professor Phan Huy Le has been honoured by the Academie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres (Academy of Inscriptions and Bells-Letres- AIBL) for his contributions to historical and cultural conservation in Vietnam. 

Festival in Hanoi spotlights Ireland’s culture

  Mar 19, 2017
NDO – Hanoi municipal People’s Committee and Ireland Embassy in Vietnam on March 18 joinlty held the Irish Cultural Festival at the Octagonal Stage at Ly Thai To Flower Park in Hanoi.  

Chin Khe mountain range

  Mar 19, 2017
Around when I decided to close Chin Khe Farm for repairs was when the ill-fated tourist came. She told me while pointing towards the highway that she and her friends had been in an accident. Her friends had left for home, but she decided come to this mountain valley.  

Multi-coloured 3D exhibition opens in Hanoi

  Mar 19, 2017
NDO—An exhibition featuring a “3D World” themed “Discovering 3D, Passion for Creativity” opened in Hanoi on March 18.  

Conference looks at archaeological research’s role in preserving Trang An complex

  Mar 18, 2017
NDO/VNA - The role of archaeological research in the preservation of the Trang An Landscape Complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh was highlighted at a conference held in Ninh Binh on March 18.  

Photo exhibition highlights national reform process

  Mar 18, 2017
NDO – An exhibition entitled ‘Photography captures 30 years of the national Doi Moi (Reform) process’ kicked off in Hanoi on March 18 under the Vietnamese Association of Photographic Artists (VAPA) to mark the association’s 64th anniversary.  

HCMC Ao Dai Festival attracts over 70,000 visitors

  Mar 18, 2017
NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City 'Ao Dai' (Vietnamese traditional long dress) Festival, held from March 3-17, attracted over 70,000 visitors who were invited to participate in various activities, the organising board announced at the closing ceremony of the festival on March 17.