Over 18,000 people pay tribute to Uncle Ho during Tet

Over 18,000 people pay tribute to Uncle Ho during Tet

NDO/VNA – The President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Management Board welcomed more than 18,000 visitors who came to pay tribute to the late President during the Tet holidays from February 15-18. (Feb 20, 2018)


The angel child

  Feb 18, 2018
He sat waiting for his ex-wife at the coffee shop. He had not talked with anyone in a long while, so he was looking forward to it with a mix of excitement and unease.  

Vietnamese literary translator honoured with Russian award

  Feb 17, 2018
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese female writer and translator Nguyen Thuy Anh was honoured with the annual Russian award for literature translation during a ceremony held in Moscow on February 16 (the first day of the traditional Lunar New Year).  

New Year customs enrich Vietnamese culture

  Feb 17, 2018
NDO/VNA – Visiting pagodas at the beginning of Lunar New Year has become an age old tradition of Vietnamese people.  

Vietnamese literature quietly promoted in US

  Feb 17, 2018
NDO - Over the past few years, several Vietnamese American intellectuals have quietly built the bridges of love, hope, reconciliation and peace between the two countries through literature and culture. 

Long Tong, unique farming ritual of the Tay

  Feb 16, 2018
NDO/VNA - Long Tong (going to the field) is the most typical agricultural festival of the Tay, a big ethnic minority group living in the northern mountain region with a population of over 1.6 million. 

International artists join circus gala during Tet

  Feb 15, 2018
NDO – As many as 50 talented circus performers from Russia, the US, Ukraine and Mongolia, along with domestic ones, will gather at the first international circus gala in Vietnam during the Lunar New Year (Tet).  

Young art talents in 2017

  Feb 15, 2018
NDO – In the Vietnamese performing arts scene in 2017, there is no denying the artistic effort of many artists. Particularly in the field of music and cinema, there are a number of young faces who made their art hallmark.  

The sand and the sea

  Feb 15, 2018
I met Etgar Keret when we were attending an international writing camp. He is considered a master among writers of contemporary Israeli short stories, best known for The Bus Driver Who Wanted To Be God And Other Stories.  

A memorable old Tet market

  Feb 14, 2018
NDO – What is more fun than to go shopping in preparation for Tet (Lunar New Year)? Adults go to the market to purchase goods, while children, though having nothing specific to do, are very eager to go the Tet market, because they will have a chance to watch, play, and if lucky, get a tasty snack.  

Book street festival opens in Ho Chi Minh City

  Feb 13, 2018
NDO/VNA - The annual book street festival opened in Ho Chi Minh City on February 13 in celebration of the upcoming traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.  

Ho Chi Minh City hosts cultural, amusement events during Tet

  Feb 12, 2018
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City will host cultural and amusement events at many places in the downtown area during the Tet (the Lunar New Year) holiday, which will begin on February 15. 

Spring Book Street to bring a novel destination for readers

  Feb 12, 2018
NDO – The 2018 Spring Book Street will open at the December 19 Street in Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi from February 18-25 (the third to tenth days of the first Lunar month). 

Peach blossom festival kicks off in Lang Son

  Feb 11, 2018
NDO – The first-ever Peach blossom Festival will run from February 10 to March 15 at Chi Lang commune in Lang Son city, northern Lang Son province.  

Spring Calligraphy Festival attracts the crowds

  Feb 10, 2018
NDO – The 2018 Spring Calligraphy Festival officially opened at the Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) in Hanoi on February 9, drawing a large number of visitors.