Vietnam wins first prize at World Puppet Carnival

Vietnam wins first prize at World Puppet Carnival

NDO – The puppet art troupe from Vietnam Puppet Theatre, representing Vietnam at the 8th World Puppet Carnival in Yekaterinburg, Russia, has won the first prize and the Best Puppet Design prize. (3 hours ago)

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  Aug 19, 2018 16:34:30
After an early dinner, I washed up then went to bed. Yet, I was unable to sleep straight away. I tossed and turned on bed for a long while like I was sick. Whenever I returned to my native village I felt as if I had taken ill. Strangely enough, leaving the place I returned to normal again. I kept this a secret because I was afraid it would make my mother worried. “Why does my summer vacation last so long?” I asked myself. 

Vietnam, Japan honour traditional silk, brocade weaving

  Aug 18, 2018 17:45:56
NDO/VNA – An exchange event introducing the woven silk and brocade products of Vietnam and Japan opened in Hoi An ancient city in the central province of Quang Nam on August 18, as part of the 16th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange. 

Hanoi International Piano Festival wraps up

  Aug 18, 2018 17:39:20
NDO – The Hanoi International Piano Festival 2018 wrapped up on August 17 with 25 scholarships being awarded to the most excellent pianists. 

Quang Nam: Cultural days celebrate Vietnam- Japan ties

  Aug 18, 2018 11:43:28
NDO – The Japan Cultural Day in Quang Nam and the 16th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange kicked off in Hoi An city, Quang Nam province, on August 17, as part of the activities to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Vietnam-Japan diplomatic relations (1973-2018). 

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First Ho Chi Minh City Puppetry Festival opens

  Aug 17, 2018 11:55:58
NDO – The first Ho Chi Minh City Puppetry Festival opened at Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street, Ho Chi Minh City, on August 16, in the aim of honouring the traditional art of puppetry. 

Ho Chi Minh City Museum celebrates 40th anniversary

  Aug 16, 2018 18:03:16
NDO - Ho Chi Minh City Museum held a ceremony to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its establishment (1978 - 2018) on August 16. 

Programme to highlight culture of ethnic groups in central region

  Aug 16, 2018 17:25:20
NDO – The cultural days of ethnic groups in the central region will take place in Tam Ky city, Quang Nam province, from August 24-26, featuring the participation of more than 2,000 artists, artisans and instrumentalists from 13 localities in the region. 

Vietnamese photographers win two gold medals at world contest

  Aug 16, 2018 11:24:20
NDO/VNA - Two Vietnamese photographers – Dao Tan Phat and Le Duc Toai - have won gold medals at the Third International Circular of Photography “Grand M.S.M Circuit 2018”. 

Miss Universe Vietnam becomes Room to Read Ambassador

  Aug 16, 2018 10:57:15
NDO – H’ Hen Nie, Miss Universe Vietnam 2017, has been named an ambassador for Room to Read, a global non-profit focused on literacy and girls’ education. 

Da Nang: Exhibition features traditional Vietnamese mascot

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NDO - As many as 200 images and artefacts related to Nghe - a traditional mascot in ancient Vietnamese culture - are on display at an exhibition which opened at the Da Nang Museum of Fine Arts in the central city on August 15. 

Bringing new vitality for bamboo products

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Quang Nam activities to celebrate Vietnam-Japan ties

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NDO/VNA – The Japan Cultural Day in Quang Nam and the 16th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange will take place in Hoi An city, the central province of Quang Nam from August 17-19. 

HCM City to host classical music extravaganzas

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