NDO – The Vat cau (a traditional Vietnamese ball game) festival takes place annually in Linh Nam ward’s Thuy Linh village in Hanoi’s Hoang Mai district on the fourth, fifth and sixth day of the first lunar month. Nhan Dan Online introduces some vibrant pictures of the Thuy Linh Vat cau festival on the occasion of the Lunar New Year 2017.
NDO – A wide range of different kinds of flowers have been arranged at the Spring Flower Festival which is taking place at Ecopark Urban Area in Hung Yen province under the theme ‘Tu Co Tich Den Tuog Lai (From fairy tales to the future).
NDO—Hanoi people salute the new spring and a new year full of hope for peace and happiness. Many interesting art programmes were held on the evening of January 27 (the last day of the Year of the Monkey) to stir excitement for city dwellers to enter 2017, the Year of the Rooster.
NDO—As a routine, every year after Kitchen God Day (the 23rd day of the twelfth month of the lunar calendar), peach branches, kumquat trees and various kinds of fresh flowers are gathered at Hang Luoc Flower Market in Hanoi, attracting thousands of Hanoians and domestic and foreign visitors to enjoy and buy flowers to prepare for the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
NDO – A variety of goods and necessities needed to celebrate Tet (lunar New Year festival) have arrived at Ly Son island district, Quang Ngai province, which is bustling with a warm atmosphere and preparations for Tet.
NDO—The traditional atmosphere and cultural space of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival in the old days are being introduced and vividly recreated within the framework of an exhibition and trade fair named Tet Viet 2017, which opened at the Vietnam Culture and Arts Exhibition Centre at 2 Hoa Lu Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi on January 18.
NDO – As the Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival is approaching, Hanoi’s flower villages are blossoming with colourful fresh flowers of various kinds. According to tradition, flowers are an indispensable feature in each Vietnamese family home during Tet, therefore, the high demand for flowers during the most important holiday helps preserve traditional villages growing flowers. Nhan Dan Online makes a visit to Nhat Tan flower village, one of the most famous and largest flower baskets in Hanoi.
NDO – As usual, Hanoi’s streets at the end of the year are transformed into a brilliant space along with shimmering lights and decorations for the Christmas holidays. A happy Christmas atmosphere prevailed over the capital with a range of bustling activities on Christmas Eve made it a sleepless night for thousands of people to celebrate the last days of 2016.
NDO – Over 600 participants took part in a fun run at Ciputra urban area, North Tu Liem District, Hanoi on December 11, aimed at supporting and acting to prevent the extinction of wild animals while urging the community not to use herbal medicinal products derived from endangered wildlife.
NDO – Only less than 2km from downtown Hanoi, the Red River’s Bai Giua (Middle Bank) – a green oasis plain in Long Bien district, has long been a popular destination for those who want to discover a different Hanoi of peace and serenity.
NDO—Vietnamese Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong paid an official friendly visit to Laos from November 24-26 at the invitation of Lao Party General Secretary and President of Laos Bounnhang Vorachith.