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Researchers save Central Highlands epics

Researchers fear the epics of ethnic minority groups in the Central Highlands might get lost into oblivion. So they are spending their time and energy to visit the elders in local communities to record epics, and are even hiring people to translate and print the lyrics for preservation.

  • Vi-Giam folk music in central provinces

    Vi-Giam folk music in central provinces

    Public: 2/9/2015 3:31:24 PM

    Nghe An and Ha Tinh provinces late last week received a UNESCO certificate that recognizes Vi-Giam folk music of the two north-central provinces as a world intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

  • Lucky money at Tet

    Lucky money at Tet

    Public: 2/9/2015 3:16:42 PM

    In addition to well wishes, the Vietnamese have a long tradition of giving lucky money to children during the Lunar New Year holiday, or Tet.

  • Sweet dishes for Valentine’s Day

    Public: 2/8/2015 3:40:31 PM

    Restaurants under Bong Sen Corp. have introduced new menus for Valentine’s Day 2015 entitled “True Love”.

  • Con Dao market attractive to tourists

    Con Dao market attractive to tourists

    Public: 2/4/2015 1:55:01 PM

    Located on Con Dao Island off mainland Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province, Con Dao market is crowded with locals and visitors.

  • Elevate Startwell Challenge best ideas announced

    Public: 2/4/2015 1:46:23 PM

    (VNF) - The British Council and Lien Foundation announced the originators of the 12 leading ideas for “Reimagined play” across Asia-Pacific and the UK.

  • Buddha's hand fruit – Hanoi specialty - welcomes Tet

    Buddha's hand fruit – Hanoi specialty - welcomes Tet

    Public: 1/28/2015 5:57:13 PM

    As the lunar New Year approaches, Buddha's hand fruits, or sarcodactylis, a specialty in Dac So commune, Hoai Duc district, Hanoi are being wrapped carefully to be delivered to customers across the country.

  • Global undergraduate exchange scholarship program 2015

    Public: 1/25/2015 1:45:28 PM

    The US mission in Vietnam announced that they are seeking candidates for the 2015 global undergraduate exchange program.

  • Ba Ra Mountain in Binh Phuoc

    Ba Ra Mountain in Binh Phuoc

    Public: 1/23/2015 2:24:34 PM

    If you want a new destination for your weekend getaway, you are advised to give Ba Ra Mountain in Binh Phuoc Province a try, reported the Saigon Times.

  • Nhat Le Estuary

    Nhat Le Estuary

    Public: 1/14/2015 2:07:07 PM

    The breathtaking caves in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is always what local and international tourists think of first when the name of Quang Binh Province comes to their mind. That is true but a visit to Phong Nha-Ke Bang might be incomplete without dropping by Nhat Le Estuary, also in the province, reported the Saigon Times.

  • Vietnamese women jump nine steps in world volleyball rankings

    Public: 1/5/2015 1:42:23 PM

    Although the national women's volleyball team has not played any matches during the last three months, they have raised nine steps to the 35th place in the world rankings.

  • The sound of time

    Public: 1/3/2015 8:52:32 AM

    Odo is a famous clock brand in the West. When the French first brought Odo to Vietnam in the 1930s, high-level officials could afford to own it. Money, time and passion are needed to own an Odo clock since it costs dozens or hundreds of millions of dong. It needs to be wound up every one or two weeks.

  • Numerous activities to celebrate New Year in HCM city

    Numerous activities to celebrate New Year in HCM city

    Public: 1/2/2015 8:08:11 PM

    Ho Chi Minh city will host many art and entertainment programs to ring in the New Year 2015, reported the Saigon Times.

  • Vietnam welcomes 2015 in festive mood

    Vietnam welcomes 2015 in festive mood

    Public: 1/1/2015 2:52:50 AM

    Millions of people throughout Vietnam flocked to colourful countdown parties to welcome the New Year’s Eve in festive mood.

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