Connecting Viet Youth 2017 to open in Hanoi

Connecting Viet Youth 2017 to open in Hanoi

NDO/ VNA – Various activities as part of the Connecting Viet Youth 2017 programme will take place in Hanoi from August 6-9. (Aug 02, 2017)


Ho Chi Minh City Days programme opens in Lao capital

  Jul 30, 2017
NDO – The 2017 Ho Chi Minh City Days in Vientianne, themed ‘Forever green and forever sustainable friendship between Vietnam and Laos’, officially opened in the Lao capital on July 29.  

Trach Xa village promotes the charm of Vietnam’s Ao Dai

  Jul 29, 2017
NDO – Trach Xa village in Hoa Lam commune, Ung Hoa district, Hanoi is famous for the craft of tailor making Ao Dai (Vietnamese traditional long dresses). For many centuries, many generations of tailors in the villages have contributed to preserving and promoting the charm of the traditional Vietnamese costume.  

Vietnamese student wins first prize at international piano contest in Thailand

  Jul 29, 2017
NDO – Pham Le Phuong, a student from the Vietnam National Academy of Music, has won the first prize in her age group, for 11-13 year-old contestants, at the seventh Mozart International Piano Competition held in Thailand on July 22-25.  

Da Nang to be livened up with colourful street dance festival

  Jul 26, 2017
NDO – A street dance festival will be held in Da Nang city, from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm on July 29, which is expected to delight visitors with cheerful music and dances. 

Exhibition highlights efforts to care for national contributors

  Jul 26, 2017
NDO/VNA – An exhibition was opened in Hanoi on July 25 to showcase documents, exhibits and photographs to show gratitude to war invalids, martyrs and national contributors on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).  

Artworks by celebrated Vietnamese painters to be auctioned

  Jul 24, 2017
NDO - Twelve artworks by eight renowned Vietnamese painters will be put up for auction on July 30 at the Chon Auction House. 

Milk flower

  Jul 23, 2017
I finished my breakfast at 8 o’clock with a cup of coffee and the sonata Moonlight. Then I began my working day by reading a scientific report “The Preservation of National Cultural Heritage”. But I could not continue as I was struck by a sneezing fit. I stood up and walked toward the window, looking down onto the street. It was already autumn and Hanoi was drenched in golden sunlight that reflected off the young, nubile students in elegant áo dài dresses.  

Exhibition pays tribute to wounded and fallen soldiers

  Jul 21, 2017
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.  

Raising the position of Vietnam’s art film industry

  Jul 20, 2017
NDO – A series of Vietnamese art films have been released in recent years, many of which have won international prizes and been highly appreciated by film critics. However, the genre has not yet gained popularity as it has not drawn much interest from domestic viewers and has often been doomed to financial failures. 

HCM City vows to work with RoK to prepare for Gyeongju expo

  Jul 20, 2017
NDO/VNA – Authorities of Ho Chi Minh City will closely coordinate with the Republic of Korea to prepare for the Ho Chi Minh City – Gyeongju World Culture Expo 2017, said Permanent Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem on July 20. 

Vietnam Summer Camp kicks off

  Jul 20, 2017
NDO – Vietnam Summer Camp 2017 kicked off at a ceremony held by the Foreign Ministry’s State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (SCOVA) and the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee, in Ho Chi Minh City, on July 19. 

Toyota Concert takes to the stage in Vinh Phuc

  Jul 19, 2017
NDO – The Toyota Concert will be brought to the Vinh Phuc Provincial Theatre for the first time on August 19 in addition to three other shows to be held in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. 

Photo exhibition on Buddhist heritage opens in Hanoi

  Jul 17, 2017
NDO/VNA – A photo exhibition entitled ‘Buddhist ruins and heritage’ opened in Hanoi on July 17, which was organised by the Indian Cultural Centre under the Embassy of India in Vietnam. 

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).