Cheo artist Nguyen Thu Huyen: Traditional art forms must be active in engaging audiences

Cheo artist Nguyen Thu Huyen: Traditional art forms must be active in engaging audiences

NDO – After nearly 25 years of working in cheo (traditional opera), Meritorious Artist Nguyen Thu Huyen was recently appointed as the Deputy Director of the Hanoi Cheo Theatre. In an interview granted to Nhan Dan Weekly Newspaper, Huyen talked about her passion for cheo as well as how to win over audiences when performing this traditional art form. (Jun 22, 2017)


Let the love for Nom come naturally: Dr Nguyen To Lan

  Mar 13, 2017
NDO - Dr To Lan from the Institute of Sino-Nom Studies has been featured prominently as one of only a few young female researchers who have immersed themselves into the treasure trove of the forefathers’ language heritage to gain a deeper understanding of Vietnamese culture. 

Associate Professor works to bring Vietnamese language to foreigners

  Feb 11, 2017
NDO - As the Dean of the Faculty of Vietnamese Studies and Language under the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH), Associate Prof, Dr Nguyen Thien Nam has spent 36 years of his career promoting Vietnamese language to the world. In this interview below, Dr Nam will share his vivid memories about teaching Vietnamese language during his teaching career.  

Joy and pride in international recognition of national heritages

  Jan 29, 2017
NDO - As the art of xoan singing is soon to be lifted from the UNESCO list of cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding, Dr Le Thi Minh Ly from the National Cultural Heritage Centre expressed her joy at the achievements Vietnam has made over the past year in protecting cultural heritages.  

A strong Party for the country’s sustainable development

  Jan 28, 2017
NDO - With his great attention and affection to the Party’s newspaper, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has granted the newspaper an interview in the spring of Dinh Dau 2017 – the year of the Rooster, serving as a message to the whole Party, People and the Armed forces about the determination to build a strong, clean Party to continue leading the country towards reforms, international integration and sustainable development. 

Facilitative government must come from change in mindset

  Jan 30, 2017
NDO—In the New Year, Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung talks with Nhan Dan about how to build a helpful and incorruptible government, as well as the activities of the Prime Minister’s Working Group in the past year.  

National Strategy on Climate Change Adaptation

  Feb 01, 2017
NDO - What should Vietnam do to mitigate climate change and its negative impact on society and the national economy? Nhan Dan Newspaper reporters have recently interviewed Professor and Doctor of Science Truong Quang Hoc from Vietnam National University; Dr Le Minh Nhat from the Department of Meteorology, Hydrology and Climate change under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment; and Sumaiya Kabir, an expert from UN Women Vietnam to find out some answers.  

Viettel and start-up stories

  Feb 01, 2017
NDO - Major General Nguyen Manh Hung, General Director of the Vietnam Military Telecommunications Group (Viettel) who is known as the 'mastermind' behind Viettel over the past 15 years granted an interview to Nhan Dan in relation to the successful start-up stories of Viettel.  

Vietnam will decide its own position: NA Vice Chairman

  Jan 29, 2017
NDO—“2016 was a pivotal and transitional year between the two periods of economic restructuring, with economic performance yet to be really satisfactory but pretty good. With legal bases, resources and calculations, 2017 is expected to be a year of breakthroughs for Vietnam’s economy. The Vietnamese nation will decide its own position.” 

Sustainable agricultural development brings opportunities to farmers: Agriculture Minister

  Jan 31, 2017
NDO – 2016, a difficult year for Vietnam’s agriculture sector, has gone by. In an interview with reporters for the monthly publication of Nhan Dan newspaper, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong shared his concerns about obstacles and challenges and outlined a new path and hopes for the future of the country’s agriculture sector.  

Expert proposes key pillars for development of labour force

  Jan 01, 2017
NDO – The measures that Vietnam’s labour market must implement in order to adapt to and take advantage of opportunities created by the Fourth Industrial Revolution, amidst its cheap labour cost no longer being an advantage, was the main topic of an interview between Nhan Dan newspaper with Dr. Phan Chinh Thuc, Vice President of the Vietnam Vocational Training Association and Vocational Social Work and former head of the General Directorate of Vocational Training. 

Young stage director hopes to bring musicals closer to the masses

  Dec 17, 2016
NDO – Born in 1991 in Hanoi, opera director Nguyen Phi Phi Anh is running an arts project entitled ‘Hope’ at the L'Espace French Cultural Centre in Hanoi. The project is Phi Anh’s attempt to bring Western musicals closer to the Vietnamese people after only recently graduating from the Hampshire College’s Theatre and Film Faculty in the US. 

UN recognition for Mother Goddesses belief: a source of pride for Vietnam

  Dec 04, 2016
NDO – The UNESCO acknowledgement for the traditional practices related to the Vietnamese people’s belief in the Mother Goddesses of the Three Realms, which has recently been inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritages of Humanity, has brought a source of pride to the Vietnamese people, remarked Tran Thi Hoang Mai, Deputy Director-General of Vietnam National Committee for UNESCO (UNESCO Vietnam) to the press after the recognition was announced. 

HIV/AIDS agency’s head affirms joint efforts to fight HIV/AIDS

  Dec 03, 2016
NDO—Head of the Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC), Dr. Nguyen Hoang Long, granted Nhan Dan newspaper an interview on Vietnam’s efforts to prevent and control the spread of HIV/AIDS. 

Innovating organisation to effectively implement new policies

  Nov 16, 2016
NDO—The Government and Prime Minister have issued numerous important policies to support ethnic minority and mountainous areas in the 2016-2020 period, aiming to implement major policies to promote great national unity, investment for the comprehensive development of such areas, sustainable poverty reduction and measures to improve the material and spiritual lives of local people.