Book display on President Ho Chi Minh opens in Hanoi

Book display on President Ho Chi Minh opens in Hanoi

NDO – A book exhibition, entitled “President Ho Chi Minh with the People’s Public Security and Army”, officially opened at the People’s Public Security Museum in Hanoi on May 16 as part of activities to celebrate the 127th birthday of the former President (May 19, 1890-2017).  (May 16, 2017)

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  May 12, 2017
NDO - The 2017 K-pop Lovers Festival and national qualifying round of K-pop World Festival are being held at the Korean Cultural Centre in Hanoi from May 10 to 13, bringing together 26 K-pop fan clubs in Hanoi.  

Exhibition honours exemplary examples

  May 12, 2017
NDO – An exhibition on outstanding individuals and organisations that have excelled in the “Studying and following President Ho Chi Minh’s moral example” campaign was opened in Hanoi on May 11. 

Vietnam Tourism Ambassador revisits Kong filming locations in Ninh Binh

  May 11, 2017
NDO/VNA - Tourism Ambassador of Vietnam Jordan Vogt-Roberts, director of the Hollywood movie “Kong: Skull Island”, revisited filming locations at Trang An landscape complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh on May 10.  

Festival to highlight worship of Mother Goddess of Forests

  May 10, 2017
NDO – A festival honouring practices related to the worship of Mother Goddess of Forests will be held for the first time in Dong Cuong Temple in Ben Dien village, Dong Cuong commune, Van Yen district, the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai, on May 20-21. 

Exhibition highlights sea and island cultural heritage

  May 09, 2017
NDO – An exhibition on Vietnam’s sea and island cultural heritages is taking place in Tam Ky city, Quang Nam province from May 9 to 14, as a highlight of the framework of the 6th Quang Nam Heritage Festival 2017. 

Vietnamese movie "Father and Son" honoured at international film festivals

  May 08, 2017
NDO – The paternal themed film “Father and Son” (Cha cõng con), directed by Luong Dinh Dung, has been honoured with a number of awards at prestigious international film festivals around the world. 

President Ho highlighted in live broadcast on Egyptian channel

  May 07, 2017
NDO/VNA – A 150-minute programme about the life and career of late President Ho Chi Minh was live broadcast on the Egyptian Nile TV cultural channel on May 6, on the occasion of his 127th birth anniversary (May 19) and the 63rd anniversary of Dien Bien Phu Victory (May 7).  

Vietnam’s “The Way Station” earns ASEAN film fest awards

  May 07, 2017
NDO/VNA – “The Way Station”, directed by Hong Anh, has been in the limelight after being announced “best film” at the ASEAN International Film Festival & Awards (AIFFA Award) 2017 in Malaysia on May 6.  

Champa culture's Linga-Yoni set discovered in Quang Ngai

  May 07, 2017
NDO – A set of stone lingam and yoni, believed to be the biggest-ever in ancient Champa culture, has been found in Thien But mountain area, Quang Ngai province. 

Preserving statue sculpting in Central Highlands

  May 06, 2017
NDO—Being well-known as a grave statue–carving artisan and wooden statue–maker, artisan A Doan in Dac Ha Commune, Tu Mo Rong District in the Central Highlands Province of Kon Tum, has greatly contributed to preserving this unique art, promoting the culture of the Central Highlands. 

Photographer Nick Ut presents his iconic 'Napalm Girl' photo to Women’s Museum

  May 06, 2017
NDO—Associated Press (AP) photographer Nick Ut presented his iconic photo 'Napalm Girl' to the Vietnamese Women’s Museum on May 6. 

Exhibition features urban beauty in Hanoi

  May 05, 2017
NDO—An exhibition, featuring nearly 200 photos reflecting the urban beauty and environmental sanitation of Hanoi officially kicked off on May 4 at the Exhibition House in Trang Tien Street in the capital city. 

Europe Days to bring Europe closer to Vietnamese audience

  May 05, 2017
NDO – ‘Europe Days 2017’ will be held from May 4 to 30 in Vietnam with a series of intellectual and cultural activities, an occasion to bring Europe closer to Vietnamese citizens and to strengthen the close bonds that Europe has established with Vietnam. 

Quintessence of Vietnamese craftsmanship honoured

  May 04, 2017
NDO – The 2017 Hue Traditional Craft Festival, themed ‘Quintessence of Vietnamese Craft’ was held from April 28 to May 2 in Hue city, gathering the participation of craft villages from cities and provinces across the country.