Exhibition pays tribute to wounded and fallen soldiers

Exhibition pays tribute to wounded and fallen soldiers

NDO – A variety of photos, artifacts and documents highlighting the care for wounded and fallen soldiers and revolutionary contributors will be showcased at an exhibition from July 25-27 at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts (VECCA) in Hanoi.  (Jul 21, 2017)

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ASEAN Festival opens in Hanoi

  Jul 14, 2017
NDO – A ceremony was held at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi on July 13 to officially open the ASEAN Festival, as part of activities to celebrate the 50th founding anniversary of ASEAN (August 8).  

Photo exhibition highlights Hanoi’s architecture

  Jul 13, 2017
NDO – A photo exhibition, themed ‘Hanoi’s architecture in the past and the present, along with the capital’s development’, officially opened at the Exhibition House at 45 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi, on July 13.  

Prague exhibition introduces Vietnam’s sea, islands’ beauty

  Jul 13, 2017
NDO/ VNA – An exhibition on “Vietnam: The Nation and People – View from Sea and Island” opened in Prague, the Czech Republic on July 12, aiming to introduce the beauty of Vietnam’s culture, local fishermen and the country’s maritime economy to Czech people.  

Vietnam’s water puppetry to be introduced to RoK audience

  Jul 12, 2017
NDO – Vietnamese artist Phan Thanh Liem and his four colleagues will stage eight shows featuring Vietnam’s traditional water puppetry at Yang ju Culture and Arts Center, in the Republic of Korea (RoK), from July 25 to August 10.  

Vietnamese antiquities to be sold in first-of-its-kind auction

  Jul 12, 2017
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese antiquities and art treasures with great historical and cultural value will be auctioned on August 19 in Hanoi, marking the first time a professional auction company authorised by the Hanoi People’s Committee to sell the country’s antiquities.  

Painting exhibition introduces Vietnam’s beauties to Dutch people

  Jul 11, 2017
NDO – A painting exhibition, themed ‘Vietnam’s beauties – a modern look’, was held by the Vietnamese Embassy to the Netherlands, at the Vietnam Arts Centre in The Hague city, on July 10. 

The last river boat service

  Jul 09, 2017
Dan Nam is a river passenger boat that sails from Thuong Dan to Xuyen Nam. When Trieu Tai began working on it as a ticket seller, the boat was decades old.  

Sustainable preservation targeted for My Son World Cultural Heritage

  Jul 09, 2017
NDO – The ebb and flow of history, severe weather and damage from war during the past have seriously damaged the UNESCO-recognised My Son Sanctuary, posing the need for the protection and preservation of the World Cultural Heritage Site in a sustainable manner.  

The art of stone carving in Ninh Van commune

  Jul 07, 2017
NDO – Despite historical ups and downs, artisans in Ninh Van commune, Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh province, have promoted the arts of stone carving, which have been handed down by their ancestors over many generations. 

Danang FantastiCity contest opens for entries

  Jul 06, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Da Nang Tourism Department and Coco Bay resort have launched the Danang FantastiCity, a competition that offers both domestic and international players a chance to experience the central coastal city. 

Exhibition celebrates War Invalids' and Martyrs' Day

  Jul 04, 2017
NDO – The ‘Thep noi nguc lua’ (Steel in fire prison) Exhibition opened at Hoa Lo prison, Hanoi on July 4, as part of activities to celebrate the 70th anniversary of War Invalids' and Martyrs' Day (July 27, 1947 – 2017). 

Vietnam Culture Day shines in Austria

  Jul 04, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Culture Day was held in Vienna City Hall, Austria on July 3 with the engagement of 400 visitors. 

Hai Phong: Local procession ritual recognised as national cultural heritage

  Jul 04, 2017
NDO – A local festival linked with ceremonial procession in Hoang Chau island commune, Cat Hai district, the northern port city of Hai Phong, has been recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage. 

Film week to celebrate 70th anniversary of War Invalids' and Martyrs' Day

  Jul 04, 2017
NDO – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoCST) will hold a film week across the country from July 24-30 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of War Invalids' and Martyrs' Day (July 27, 1947 – 2017).