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. (Mar 29, 2020 14:56:41)

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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. 

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). 

Ambassador Nguyen Hong Thach: Any individual can serve as a cultural ambassador

  Mar 05, 2020 16:57:31
NDO – Previously serving as Vietnamese Ambassador to Iran, Syria and Iraq, and now working as the Editor-in-chief of the Foreign Affairs Magazine under the Party Committee’s Commission for External Relations, Ambassador Nguyen Hong Thach has hosted many practical cultural diplomacy activities. 

Ho Chi Minh City’s book street to honour women

  Mar 05, 2020 16:53:59
NDO – A programme of events will be held at Ho Chi Minh City’s Book Street (Nguyen Van Binh Street, District 1) from March 6 until the end of this month to honour the good values which women have brought to life. 

Various activities held nationwide to honour traditional Vietnamese Ao Dai

  Mar 05, 2020 12:48:24
NDO – A wide variety of practical activities will be held nationwide within 2020 in recognition of the Ao Dai (traditional Vietnamese long dress) as a national intangible cultural heritage. 

Artworks revitalise Red River trash area

  Mar 03, 2020 18:06:24
NDO – Over the past two months, roads along the banks of Red River, which is a trash area in Phuc Tan Ward, Hoan Kiem District in Hanoi, have been decorated with outdoor artworks made from recycled materials. The artworks were produced by a group of voluntary painters under a project launched by Hoan Kiem District People’s Committee to enliven the riverbank site under Long Bien Bridge. 

Exhibition to honour 20 leading Vietnamese painters

  Feb 28, 2020 18:10:06
NDO – An exhibition featuring works by 20 leading painters in Vietnamese fine arts will be held in April at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum. 

Project to promote development of experimental music

  Feb 27, 2020 17:02:22
NDO – The experimental music project, entitled “Shapes of music”, will officially be launched by the Dom Dom (Firefly) Experimental Music and Arts Centre on March 1. 

Vietnamese artists invest in web dramas

  Feb 27, 2020 14:32:36
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese artists in recent years have been investing in web dramas which have attracted tens of millions of views on YouTube. 

Architecture Community Awards honours Sky House

  Feb 27, 2020 13:31:20
NDO/VNA – Sky House by architect Nguyen Hoang Manh has won a Realised Award at the 33rd World Architecture Community Awards in London. 

National Young Fine Arts Festival 2020 launched

  Feb 26, 2020 16:46:37
NDO – The fifth National Young Fine Arts Festival will be held in Hanoi in June, for young Vietnamese artists aged between 18 and 35.