Vietnamese’s Buddhist cultural centre in Czech Republic gets provincial status

Vietnamese’s Buddhist cultural centre in Czech Republic gets provincial status

NDO/VNA – The first Buddhist cultural centre of the Vietnamese community in Most city of Ustecky region, the Czech Republic, has been upgraded to the provincial level. (Aug 12, 2019 15:08:07)

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Meritorious Artist Tran Ly Ly: Convincing audiences to enjoy academic arts

  Aug 09, 2019 12:17:40
NDO – The tickets for the concert ‘Around the World’, held in March, were sold out, which recognised the efforts made by the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet (VNOB) to bring academic arts to the music market. 

Art programme highlights Vietnam’s heroic struggle for independence

  Aug 09, 2019 11:53:37
NDO – Vietnamese people’s glorious struggle for national independence and reunification was reproduced within an art programme held at the Hanoi Opera House on August 8. 

Short films about Hanoi to be screened on CNN

  Aug 09, 2019 11:20:55
NDO – Fifteen short films about Hanoi will be broadcasted on the US’s Cable News Network (CNN) to promote the Vietnamese capital, according to Hanoi Tourism Department. 

Vietnam-International Silk and Brocade Festival opens

  Aug 08, 2019 17:36:19
NDO – The 5th Vietnam-International Silk and Brocade Festival opened in Hoi An ancient city, the central province of Quang Nam, on August 8, with many exchange activities and performances with a strong identity. 

Picture of Ban Gioc waterfall wins first at ‘Vietnam from above’ photo contest

  Aug 08, 2019 17:10:39
NDO – An award ceremony of the ‘Vietnam from above’ contest was held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 8 with the first prize going to Ho Chi Minh City-based photographer Nguyen Tan Tuan for his picture capturing Ban Gioc waterfall in Cao Bang province. 

Da Nang moves to pervade unique value of Bai choi singing

  Aug 07, 2019 17:33:24
NDO – ‘Bai choi’ singing - a popular folklore style of singing in the central and south central regions of Vietnam was added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in December 2017. The acknowledgement motivated localities in the regions and Da Nang city in particular to make plans and programmes to safeguard and pervade the folk art form’s unique value in the community. 

Music performance celebrates Peru’s 198th Independence Day

  Aug 06, 2019 11:06:46
NDO – A special art programme was held in Hanoi on August 5 to mark Peru’s 198th Independence Day and the 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Peru. 

Festival honours Vietnam’s traditional silk, brocade weaving

  Aug 06, 2019 10:15:29
NDO/VNA – The 5th Vietnam-International Silk and Brocade Festival will take place in Hoi An ancient city, the central province of Quang Nam, from August 7-9, aiming to introduce and honour Vietnam’s traditional silk and brocade weaving. 

Nominees for Bui Xuan Phai Awards announced

  Aug 05, 2019 18:16:10
NDO - The Vietnam News Agency's daily The Thao & Van Hoa (Culture & Sport) newspaper, on August 5, announced the list of nominations for the 12th Bui Xuan Phai - For Love of Hanoi Awards 2019. 

Colouring book features Dong Ho folk paintings

  Aug 05, 2019 11:27:24
NDO/VNA – The Hanoi Ceramic Museum and The Gioi Publishers on July 31 introduced to the public a book on Dong Ho folk paintings. 

Vietnamese culture shines at Asian Weekend 2019 in Slovakia

  Aug 05, 2019 10:48:23
NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese community in Slovakia introduced the unique culture, tourism potential and gastronomy of Vietnam at the recent Asian Weekend 2019 in the host country. 

A bird chirping

  Aug 04, 2019 15:14:31
“Goodbye to you, my neighbours. I’m off now!” Though old Gian had repeated his farewell three times, he still couldn’t get in the car that was waiting for him with its engine running. 

Luong Thuy Linh crowned Miss World Vietnam 2019

  Aug 04, 2019 14:05:19
NDO – Luong Thuy Linh, 19, from Cao Bang province, was crowned Miss World Vietnam 2019 at the final round held in Da Nang on August 3. 

Ho Chi Minh Museum receives two Uncle Ho’s memorabilia

  Aug 03, 2019 11:28:38
NDO – The Ho Chi Minh Museum held a ceremony in Hanoi on August 2 to receive two artefacts from President Ho Chi Minh which have been kept in Vuong Quynh Xuan's family I Ha Giang province for more than five decades.