Continuing to nurture traditional Vietnam – Russia relations

Continuing to nurture traditional Vietnam – Russia relations

NDO – As the 100th anniversary of the Russian October Revolution is joyfully celebrated worldwide, Director of the Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Hanoi Natalia Valerievna Shafinskaya granted Nhan Dan (People) Weekly an interview in which she highlighted the important events held during the celebrations in Russia, as well as showing her deep sentiment to the land and people of Vietnam.  (Nov 03, 2017)

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Education minister stresses importance of improving education and training quality

  Sep 05, 2017
NDO – Today, September 5, the whole nation enters the new school year 2017-2018, with a focus on improving the quality of education and training at all levels in order to meet the fundamental and comprehensive reform requirements of the education sector. Prof, Dr. Phung Xuan Nha, Minister of Education and Training, granted Nhan Dan newspaper an interview concerning the issues raised for the new school year 2017-2018. 

Meritorious Artist Tran Vuong Thach: Bringing classical art closer to the public

  Aug 20, 2017
NDO – Nearly 200 international and Vietnamese artists will participate in the 11th Autumn Melodies Arts Festival, held from August 19 to 27 in Ho Chi Minh City. The event is the only festival in Vietnam in the field of symphony, chamber music, opera and ballet. This event is held every two years. The ‘great party’ promises to bring the high quality spiritual foods closer to the music lovers. 

ASEAN: An important factor in maintaining peace and prosperity in region

  Aug 10, 2017
NDO - Nhan Dan is introducing interviews with diplomats concerning the role of ASEAN and relations between ASEAN and its partners on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). 

French photographer works to advertise Vietnam ethnic culture to the world

  Aug 06, 2017
NDO - Réhahn Croquevielle admitted that he had a “crush” on Vietnam after his first visit to the country in 2007. Over the course of six years, the French photographer travelled across Vietnam to explore and capture photos on the unique features of the Vietnamese ethnic groups.  

ASEAN Economic Community – Opportunities and Challenges

  Aug 01, 2017
NDO – Nearly 200 delegates from home and abroad have analysed opportunities and challenges facing Vietnamese businesses during their integration into the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). These important topics were discussed at a recent conference held in Hanoi in July by Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) as part of activities to mark the 50th anniversary of ASEAN. 

Why State Bank of Vietnam has kept deposit rates unchanged

  Jul 14, 2017
NDO - The State Bank of Vietnam has recently decided to lower the interest rates on short-term loans to priority sectors by 0.5 percentage points and some policy rates by 0.25 percentage points.  

Poet Mai Van Phan: Vietnamese artists can also create permanent art trends

  Jun 30, 2017
NDO – Poet Mai Van Phan is the author of 13 volumes of poetry, many of which were translated into foreign languages. He became the second Vietnamese poet honoured with Cikada Prize - a prestigious award for outstanding poets, focusing on East Asian region. 

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

  Jun 22, 2017
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. 

Sculptor Ta Quang Bao: I can assert myself only through art

  Jun 10, 2017
NDO – Veteran sculptor Ta Quang Bao was recently honoured at the 2016 Ho Chi Minh Awards for Literature and the Arts for his endless contributions to the country’s development of the arts. On this occasion, Bao granted an interview to Nhan Dan Monthly Newspaper to share about the awards as well as his arts career.  

Belgian director Xavier Lukowsk: Vietnamese actors are full of energy at work

  May 25, 2017
NDO - The classic children’s play ‘The Blue Bird’ by Belgian playwright Maurice Maeterlinck was featured on Vietnam’s Youth Theatre stage on May 11 and 12 under the direction of Belgian director Xavier Lukowsk and his Vietnamese colleague Si Tien. 

Singer Pham Hong Phuoc speaks of experiences in acting debut

  May 20, 2017
NDO – At his premier in filmography, Vietnamese young songwriter and singer Pham Hong Phuoc won the ‘Best Actor’ award at the ASEAN International Film Festival & Awards (AIFFA Award) 2017 for his role in the film ‘The Way Station’. On this occasion, Phuoc granted Nhan Dan Monthly an interview to share his experiences in filming.  

Classical music gaining momentum in Vietnam

  Apr 20, 2017
NDO – The Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO) is a State unit of the arts which has been busy in recent times with a large number of concerts. The orchestra has also given the subscription concert vol.100 at the Hanoi Opera House. 

Pianist Luu Hong Quang: I have found the roots of music

  Mar 27, 2017
NDO—Luu Hong Quang, together with his mentor, People’s Artist Dang Thai Son, is the pride of Vietnam’s classical music sector, as he has earned a lot of the world’s musical prizes, such as first prize at the Chopin Piano Contest and third prize at the Val Tidone International Music Competition, among others.  

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.