International Art Photography Contest winners announced

International Art Photography Contest winners announced

NDO – A ceremony was held in Hanoi by Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists (VAPA) on December 2 to honour 88 outstanding photos from the ninth International Art Photography Contest.  (Dec 02, 2017)


Gia Lai: 5,000 year-old stone axe workshop found

  Nov 29, 2017
NDO – An ancient workshop producing stone tools dating back over 5,000 years ago have been found by archaeologists in Ia Boong commune, Chu Prong district, in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai. 

‘Em Chua 18’ wins major triumph at Vietnam Film Festival 2017

  Nov 29, 2017
NDO – ‘Em Chua 18’ (Jailbait) by director Le Thanh Son, overcame 16 other nominees to win the Golden Lotus Award for best feature film in the 20th Vietnam Film Festival, which wrapped up in Da Nang City on November 28. 

Vietnamese Ethnic Orchestra to make debut in mid December

  Nov 28, 2017
NDO – The Vietnamese Ethnic Orchestra will make its debut in Hanoi on December 12, establishing it as the first-ever orchestra in Vietnam grouping of artisans and instrumentalists from different ethnic groups across the country. 

Exhibition explores elephants’ role in life of Central Highlanders

  Nov 28, 2017
NDO – The role played by elephants in the social and cultural life of Central Highlanders in Vietnam was in the spotlight at an exhibition which recently opened at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi on November 25.  

Photo exhibition on Vietnam, Laos relations opens in Hanoi

  Nov 28, 2017
NDO/VNA – A photo exhibition on the traditional friendship between Vietnam and Laos was launched by the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) in Hanoi on November 27.  

Vietnam’s image, potential highlighted in Romania

  Nov 27, 2017
NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s achievements in economics, politics and foreign affairs, as well as the country’s beauty and people, were featured in a photo exhibition and a seminar recently held in Bucharest, Romania. 

Vietnam Film Festival 2107 marks new changes to win audiences

  Nov 26, 2017
NDO – The Vietnam Film Festival 2017 kicked off in the central coastal city of Da Nang on November 25 with a a number of new changes as compared to the previous editions to offer a fresher festival to satisfy the local audience.  

The cruel tricks of life

  Nov 26, 2017
It was a summer afternoon. Plants and grass withered in the scorching heat. So did two large alocasia leaves over the baskets of dung which lay heavy on the pole on my sore shoulders.  

Young painter works to inspire love for traditional arts among children

  Nov 25, 2017
NDO – As a graduate of the Vietnam Fine Arts University, painter Duong Hoang Linh has a deep passion for the traditional arts of his Tay ethic group. In recent years, he has organised a number of activities targeting children in order to bring them closer to the traditional arts  

Vietnam Film Festival opens in Da Nang

  Nov 25, 2017
NDO – The 20th Vietnam Film Festival 2017, themed ‘Building a modern and humane cinematic industry’ opened at Trung Vuong Theatre, Da Nang city on November 24, with Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam in attendance. 

Exhibition honours President Ho Chi Minh

  Nov 24, 2017
NDO - Politburo member, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh attended and cut the ribbon to open the exhibition entitled “President Ho Chi Minh - A National Liberation Hero and a World Cultural Figure” at the President Ho Chi Minh relic site at the Presidential Palace, Hanoi, on November 24.  

Thang Long - Hanoi’s national treasures introduced to the public for the first time

  Nov 23, 2017
NDO – Four groups of national treasures found in Thang Long ancient citadel are on display for the first time at the Hanoi Museum, No. 2 Pham Hung street, Me Tri ward, South Tu Liem district, on the occasion of the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day (November 23).  

Stamp set on Vietnam’s seas, island published in France

  Nov 23, 2017
NDO – A five-stamp set, featuring the beauty of famous seas in Vietnam, was unveiled in France on November 22, as part of the event organised by UNESCO’s head office to promote the beauty of Vietnam’s seas and islands.  

Exhibition features contemporary life through lens of young photographers

  Nov 22, 2017
NDO – A photo exhibition opened in Hanoi on November 21, showcasing 95 pictures featuring contemporary life through the lens of young photographers.