200-million-year-old mollusc fossils found in Gia Lai province

200-million-year-old mollusc fossils found in Gia Lai province

NDO/VNA - Ammonite fossils dating back 150-200 million years ago have been recently discovered in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai, according to Nguyen Quang Tue, head of the cultural heritage management office at the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. (10 hours ago)

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Vietnam’s world cultural heritages honoured through Ao Dai

  Jun 29, 2020 13:02:58
NDO – Twenty-one collections of Ao Dai (Vietnamese traditional long dress), which featured world cultural heritages of Vietnam, were introduced to the public at a programme held at Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (the Temple of Literature) on June 28. 

Promoting traditional cultural value of Vietnamese families

  Jun 28, 2020 15:55:15
NDO - Themed “Preserve and promote cultural traditions and good behaviours within the family”, the 2020 Vietnam Family Festival is being observed across the country with assorted activities honouring time-honoured traditions practiced by many generations of Vietnamese families. 

Thousands walk in Hanoi to promote city as green destination

  Jun 28, 2020 15:29:23
NDO - More than 3,000 people joined a walk in the pedestrian zone around Hoan Kiem Lake in central Hanoi on June 27 as part of a carnival to promote the capital city as a green destination. 

Chaos on the high seas

  Jun 28, 2020 10:30:58
The sailors had been busy since the afternoon, lighting up the ship and readying the fire hose along the deck. Though the sun was yet to set, all lights were on. The fire hose sprayed water into the inky darkness throughout the night. Everybody braced for pirates. 

Seminar seeks to promote values of Vietnamese ao dai

  Jun 27, 2020 12:51:15
NDO – A seminar was held in Hanoi on June 26, discussing measures to protect and promote the cultural values of ao dai (Vietnamese traditional long dress). 

Vietnam Family Festival 2020 opens in Hanoi

  Jun 27, 2020 09:32:03
NDO – The 2020 Vietnam Family Festival officially opened at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts in Hanoi on the evening of June 26, offering a host of activities to celebrate Vietnam Family Day (June 28). 

Masterpiece ‘Tale of Kieu’ staged in puppetry

  Jun 26, 2020 17:58:58
NDO – The experimental puppetry play “Kieu’s Fate”, which was inspired by the Vietnamese masterpiece “Tale of Kieu” and staged by the Vietnam National Puppetry Theatre, has been introduced widely to audiences over recent weeks at the Hanoi Opera House. 

Photo exhibition diaries about life during COVID-19

  Jun 26, 2020 17:31:23
NDO – More than 100 photos capturing life during COVID-19 are being displayed at a photo exhibition opened at Ly Thai To Flower Garden in Hanoi on June 26. 

Vietnamese traditional double-fifth festival reproduced in Hanoi

  Jun 24, 2020 17:36:47
NDO – Tet Doan Ngo (traditional Double-Fifth Festival), which is observed in Vietnam and several Southeast Asian countries, is being reproduced at an exhibition held at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi. 

Programme revitalises the charm of folk art genres

  Jun 24, 2020 16:32:04
NDO – Through performances of the ancient tunes of Then folk singing and the reproduction of an incarnation of the ‘len dong’ mediumship ritual, artisans and folklore cultural researchers introduced unique artistic value of the traditional art genres to young people at a recent show held in Hanoi in early June.  

Museum opens space for propaganda posters

  Jun 23, 2020 16:49:48
NDO – A space dedicated to propaganda posters was unveiled at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum on June 23 as part of activities celebrating the museum’s 54th founding anniversary (1966-2020). 

Expat & local Hanoi DJ collectives organise Covid-19 solidarity music event

  Jun 22, 2020 11:08:13
NDO - Eight Hanoi expat and local DJ collectives are joining forces to make their contribution to the fight against Covid-19 at an event called the "Solidarity Session", due to take place at the Lighthouse music venue in Hanoi's Phuc Tan Ward on June 26. 

Hanoi gears up to host diverse range of cultural activities

  Jun 21, 2020 21:49:59
NDO/VNA – Hoan Kiem lake in the downtown of Hanoi is set to feature a wide range of fairs and festivals between June 26 and June 28 as a means of boosting the capital’s tourism industry. 

Musical festival enhances Vietnam-France people-to-people exchange

  Jun 20, 2020 10:58:32
NDO – The Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City chapter of the Vietnam-France Friendship Association (VFFA) hosted the 2020 French Music Festival at the HCM City Youth Cultural House on the evening of June 19, as part of events to celebrate the Francophonie’s 50th anniversary (1970-2020).