Tourism sector receives warm appreciation of foreigners amid COVID-19

Tourism sector receives warm appreciation of foreigners amid COVID-19

NDO - Despite being seriously impacted by the escalation of COVID-19, Vietnam’s tourism sector has seen encouraging signs and gained warm appreciation from foreign visitors who have received treatment and those who had to stay in medical isolation areas in the country. (14 hours ago)


Book on village saints in Hanoi published

  Mar 24, 2020 22:12:42
NDO/VNA – The National Political Publishing House has just released a new book featuring profound studies on legends of 130 village saints in Thang Long - Hanoi. 

Ancient Dien Hai Citadel to be restored

  Mar 24, 2020 21:42:31
NDO/VNA – A fund of VND84 billion (US$3.6 million) has been reserved for the conservation of the ruined Dien Hai Citadel in the central city of Da Nang in 2020. 

“I love Banh mi Saigon” week underway in HCM City

  Mar 24, 2020 18:05:18
NDO/VNA – “I love Banh mi Saigon” (I love Saigon bread) programme is taking place in Ho Chi Minh City from March 24 to 31. 

Vocalist Nguyen Kim Ngoc: having true love, you feel the beauty of Ca Tru

  Mar 24, 2020 16:30:43
NDO – There are many young artisans and artists who have a deep passion for Ca Tru (ceremonial singing) – a traditional art form of Vietnam. 

Pianist Trang Trinh: Music gives wings to children’s creativity

  Mar 24, 2020 11:20:14
NDO – Pianist Trang Trinh achieved fame at a very young age. Showing her talents with dozens of international awards when she was only 20, Trang Trinh was praised as a “phenomenon” of Vietnamese classical music. In 2019, she was the co-author of the Music Textbook for First Graders, which was approved by the Ministry of Education and Training to be available from the 2020 school year. 

Online art auction raises funds to fight COVID-19

  Mar 24, 2020 09:57:18
NDO/VNA – Some 100 paintings are auctioned online at the Viet Art Exchange Facebook from March 23 to 25 to raise funds for the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Architect Pham Thanh Quang: "Our profession is specific and different"

  Mar 20, 2020 16:38:22
NDO – The restoration of monuments has always been considered a very specific profession. Accordingly, architect Pham Thanh Quang, former deputy director of the Institute for the Conservation of Monuments (ICM), claims the methods of the past hard times are suitable for specific activities to preserve best cultural values that have existed over time. 

Voting for popular music awards to go online for first time

  Mar 19, 2020 16:46:00
NDO/VNA – Close to 100 reporters in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City will vote online for the 15th edition of the Devotion Music Awards run by Vietnam News Agency’s Sport & Culture newspaper, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organising board said on March 19. 

Winners of propaganda painting contest for ASEAN Chairmanship 2020 announced

  Mar 19, 2020 12:52:51
NDO - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced the winners of the propaganda painting contest for the VIetnam's ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020. 

Painters join COVID-19 fight efforts with hundreds of propaganda paintings

  Mar 17, 2020 17:02:57
NDO – A total of 103 propaganda paintings, made by 23 painters nationwide, have been submitted to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Department of Grassroots Culture in response to a campaign on creating propaganda paintings regarding COVID-19 prevention and control, launched by the department between March 10 and 15. 

Unique Vietnamese lacquer paintings introduced to public

  Mar 16, 2020 13:02:17
NDO – Around 100 lacquer paintings by 100 famous Vietnamese painters of many generations are being showcased at an exhibition in Hanoi. 

Photo exhibition celebrates Hanoi municipal Party Committee’s founding anniversary

  Mar 12, 2020 16:39:26
NDO – An exhibition, themed “Hanoi – Faith and Aspiration to Rise”, opened at the Hanoi Museum on March 23, as part of activities marking the 90th founding anniversary of the Hanoi municipal Party Committee (March 17, 1930-2020). 

Photo exhibition on Vietnam opens in Hungary

  Mar 12, 2020 11:55:10
NDO - A photo exhibition on Vietnamese culture and people opened at the Corvin Cultural Centre in Budapest, the capital of Hungary, on March 11 as part of the activities to celebrate the 70th founding anniversary of the Vietnam-Hungary diplomatic ties this year. 

Bac Ninh completes dossier on Dong Ho folk painting genre

  Mar 11, 2020 21:39:58
NDO/VNA – The northern province of Bac Ninh has completed a dossier seeking UNESCO’s inclusion of the making of Dong Ho folk paintings in the list of intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding.