Google Doodle honours Vietnam’s ‘cai luong’ art

Google Doodle honours Vietnam’s ‘cai luong’ art

NDO – Google, the world’s most popular search engine, has honoured Vietnam’s ‘cai luong’ (reformed theatre) art by posting a doodle on its homepage on September 28. (Sep 28, 2020 15:57:10)


The craft of linen weaving of the H’mong people in Lung Tam

  Jul 20, 2020 17:18:32
NDO – Located in Quan Ba district, Ha Giang province, Lung Tam is a small valley surrounded by rocky mountains, with the Mien river flowing through. This is a land where the H'mong people have lived for generations and established their fame with the craft of line weaving, indigo dye, and beeswax drawing, creating many unique brocade products. 

Heritage of Vietnamese historians collected and promoted

  Jul 20, 2020 11:33:59
NDO – A seminar on collecting and promoting the heritage of Vietnamese historians and a ceremony to receive documents and exhibits of Professor and People’s Teacher Vu Duong Ninh were held by the Centre for Heritage of Vietnamese Scientists and Scholars in the northern province of Hoa Binh on July 19. 

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). 

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.  

Promoting the value of Duong Lam ancient village

  Jun 16, 2020 14:08:15
NDO – Duong Lam ancient town in Hanoi’s outskirt town of Son Tay is not only known as the hometown of many historical figures but also a National Cultural and Historical Relic. However, it is not easy to preserve and uphold the value of a “living museum” in these modern times. 

AI helps promote Vietnamese tourism and culture

  Jun 05, 2020 15:45:42
NDO – A startup project has been launched with artificial intelligence (AI) being applied to promote Boi singing (classical Vietnamese opera). 

Preserving the charm of ancient ‘Then’ tunes

  Jun 03, 2020 12:25:18
NDO – People’s Artisan Mong Thi Sam from Lang Son Province has devoted more than 63 years to preserving the ancient tunes of ‘Then’ folk singing, a cultural and spiritual heritage of Tay and Nung ethnic groups. 

Central Highlanders work to keep traditional cultural practices alive

  May 30, 2020 09:55:09
NDO - Many locales in the Central Highlands have worked to preserve and keep their tribes’ traditional cultural practices alive, thus contributing to promoting solidarity in the community and nurturing love and pride in their ancestors’ valuable heritage amongst the younger generations. 

Hai Ba trung religious complex honoured as special national relic site

  May 28, 2020 16:48:24
NDO – Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh attended a ceremony held by the Hanoi city authorities on May 28 to receive a certificate honouring the Hai Ba Trung religious complex in Dong Nhan ward, Hai Ba Trung district as a special national relic site. 

Ninth-century Shiv Linga unearthed at My Son Sanctuary

  May 28, 2020 16:23:24
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese and Indian experts unearthed a Shiv Linga (a representation of the Hindu deity Shiva) dating back to the 9th century during the restoration of a Cham temple complex at My Son Sanctuary, a world cultural heritage site in central Quang Nam province. 

Exhibition features 50 fine art works on the heritage of Hanoi’s ancient villages

  May 23, 2020 12:48:19
NDO – An exhibition featuring 50 fine art works on the heritage of Hanoi ancient villages opened at the Center for Art Exhibition and Exhibitions of Fine Arts, Photography, 29 Hang Bai Street, Hanoi on May 22. 

PM Phuc attends launching ceremony to preserve historical relic

  May 03, 2020 22:06:09
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 3 attended a launching ceremony for a project to preserve a historical relic in Cao Quy village, Lien Khe commune, Thuy Nguyen district, the northern port city of Hai Phong. 

Reviving the Dong Ho folk painting craft

  Apr 17, 2020 17:03:18
NDO – On the basis of a proposal by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as well as the assessment of the Vietnam National Cultural Heritage Council, the Prime Minister has issued a written consent on submitting a national dossier to UNESCO for the inclusion of the craft of Dong Ho folk painting in the list of intangible cultural heritages in need of urgent safeguarding. 

Book on Central Highlands culture published

  Mar 28, 2020 22:14:08
NDO/VNA – Photographer Tran Phong has released a new book entitled “Tuong Go Tay Nguyen” (Wooden Statues in The Central Highlands of Vietnam).