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4/16/2019 1:54:46 PM

Festival to honour traditional handicraft late April

A space for artisans from across the country to showcase their products and skills is the highlight will be the eighth Hue Traditional Craft Festival from April 26 to May 2.

  • Raglai ethnic people’s ceremony recognized as national intangible heritage

    Raglai ethnic people’s ceremony recognized as national intangible heritage

    Public: 2/14/2019 5:34:01 PM

    The “Bo ma” (farewell to the dead) ceremony of the Raglai ethnic minority people in the south central province of Ninh Thuan has been recognized as the national cultural intangible heritage.

  • Book lays out journalist’s vision of leadership

    Book lays out journalist’s vision of leadership

    Public: 2/14/2019 5:28:42 PM

    A book has been published revealing stories of famous Vietnamese and international figures as seen through the perspective of journalist Nguyen Thi Bich Yen (Yen Platz) from Austria.

  • Zodiac animal paintings decorated for Tet holidays

    Zodiac animal paintings decorated for Tet holidays

    Public: 2/14/2019 5:23:52 PM

    It is customary for Vietnamese people to decorate their houses with paintings during the Lunar New Year festival (Tet). Tet pictures often depict the 12 zodiac animals or a happy, peaceful, affluent family life their owners wish for.

  • Colour of Spring programme features culture of Vietnam’s ethnic group

    Colour of Spring programme features culture of Vietnam’s ethnic group

    Public: 2/13/2019 10:04:48 AM

    A programme entitled Colour of Spring across the Motherland’s Regions opened in Hanoi on February 12, featuring the culture of 25 ethnic minority groups from 17 provinces and cities throughout the country.

  • PM inspects preparations for UN Day of Vesak 2019 in Ha Nam

    PM inspects preparations for UN Day of Vesak 2019 in Ha Nam

    Public: 2/13/2019 8:42:29 AM

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has inspected the preparations for the United Nations (UN) Day of Vesak 2019 at the Tam Chuc Buddhist Cultural Centre in Ba Sao commune, Kim Bang district of the northern Ha Nam province, the host of the event.

  • Looking for luck at unique market

    Looking for luck at unique market

    Public: 2/12/2019 11:23:39 AM

    From the afternoon of the 7th day of the first lunar month, which falls on February 11 this year, people flock to the northern province of Nam Dinh for a unique market which is held only once a year to sell - guess what - bad luck as well as to buy g

  • Keeping the chemistry of Vietnamese pottery alive

    Keeping the chemistry of Vietnamese pottery alive

    Public: 2/4/2019 11:23:17 PM

    Pottery, in some certain ways, denotes the harmony of soil clay, water and fire.

  • Red envelopes designs for Lunar New Year 2019

    Red envelopes designs for Lunar New Year 2019

    Public: 1/31/2019 11:10:46 PM

    Last year, we saw a host of adorable Year of the Dog-themed red envelopes, but 2019 belongs to the Pig. Here’re some of the li xi - red envelopes’ best designs this year.

  • Numerous Tet celebration activities held in HCM City

    Numerous Tet celebration activities held in HCM City

    Public: 1/31/2019 10:03:51 PM

    A diverse range of activities are being held in the southern largest hub of Ho Chi Minh City in celebration of the traditional Lunar New Year 2019, which is approaching very near.

  • Artist revives Kim Hoang paintings

    Artist revives Kim Hoang paintings

    Public: 1/25/2019 4:04:58 PM

    As Tet (lunar New Year) festival is approaching, those who love traditional values can easily enjoy bright-coloured Kim Hoang folk paintings and lively applications of the traditional genre of painting in contemporary life.

  • Sri Lanka ceramic mosaic mural unveiled on the Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Wall

    Sri Lanka ceramic mosaic mural unveiled on the Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Wall

    Public: 1/23/2019 8:09:45 PM

    With the support of Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Board, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Hanoi unveiled a Sri Lanka ceremic mosaic mural on the new wall of Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural wall on January 22.

  • Festival hotline launched

    Festival hotline launched

    Public: 1/22/2019 10:51:28 AM

    The Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has officially announced a hotline to receive reports from residents and localities about activities related to cultural festivals as well as difficulties in organising and managing festivals in Han

  • Vietnam seeks UN recognition of Xoe Thai dance

    Vietnam seeks UN recognition of Xoe Thai dance

    Public: 1/22/2019 10:36:31 AM

    Authorities in Vietnam’s northern mountainous province of Dien Bien will implement a plan to promote the recognition of Xoe Thai dance as a Unesco intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

  • Vietnam among world’s friendliest countries for travellers, expats

    Vietnam among world’s friendliest countries for travellers, expats

    Public: 1/18/2019 5:09:39 PM

    Vietnam has been named among the friendliest countries in the world, according to University of Windsor's magazine, and climbed eight places to 18th in the world as the best place for a career for expatriates, according to HSBC’s Expat Explorer surve

  • Two lotus murals in Noi Bai Airport make debut

    Two lotus murals in Noi Bai Airport make debut

    Public: 1/5/2019 7:32:10 AM

    Two large mural paintings, featuring lotus flower ponds, were inaugurated at Terminal 2 at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on January 3.

  • Photographer Viet Thanh: I didn’t realise when I fell into photojournalism

    Photographer Viet Thanh: I didn’t realise when I fell into photojournalism

    Public: 12/31/2018 2:03:08 PM

    Established as an experience photojournalist, Nguyen Viet Thanh has been invited to join the jury at many photo contests over the past few years. In an interview granted to Nhan Dan (People) Weekly, Thanh said that he is always excited whenever working as a judge of competition as it helps him learn from young photographers, thus completing his skill.

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