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8/16/2018 8:07:27 AM

Hanoi launches handicraft design competition

The Hanoi municipal Department of Industry and Trade launched a handicraft design competition, with the theme “Handicraft products associated with the development of craft villages and tourism in Hanoi", in Hanoi, on August 15.

  • 2018 Gong Cultural Festival slated for mid-November in Gia Lai

    2018 Gong Cultural Festival slated for mid-November in Gia Lai

    Public: 7/18/2018 9:26:04 AM

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has instructed the People’s Committee of the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai to work with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) and relevant agencies to organise the 2018 Gong Cultural Festival.

  • Okia Cinema: A club for cinema enthusiasts in Hanoi

    Okia Cinema: A club for cinema enthusiasts in Hanoi

    Public: 7/17/2018 5:09:57 PM

    Located in a small and quiet alley in Hoang Hoa Tham street in Hanoi, Okia Cinema is held dearly by cinema enthusiasts as “Hanoi’s smallest cinema” as it can accommodate only 40 viewers.

  • Temple inaugurated in commemoration of Dong Loc volunteers

    Temple inaugurated in commemoration of Dong Loc volunteers

    Public: 7/17/2018 10:43:56 AM

    A temple in the central province of Ha Tinh has been dedicated to ten female volunteers who died heroically at the famous Dong Loc T-junction during the war against the U.S.

  • Exhibition looks back at the path to peace in Vietnam

    Exhibition looks back at the path to peace in Vietnam

    Public: 7/12/2018 10:13:54 PM

    Nearly 120 documents, objects, and photos relating to the Paris Peace Accords, signed 45 years ago, are being displayed at an exhibition which opened on July 12 at the Hanoi Museum.

  • UNESCO to send experts to examine cave complex in Central Highlands

    UNESCO to send experts to examine cave complex in Central Highlands

    Public: 7/12/2018 11:16:59 AM

    A team of experts from UNESCO will be setting off to the Krong No volcanic site in the central province of Dak Nong between July 17 and 22 to examine the possibility of recognising it as a Global Geopark.

  • Ethnic village entertains children with assorted summer activities

    Ethnic village entertains children with assorted summer activities

    Public: 7/10/2018 3:44:59 PM

    The Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, in the Dong Mo tourism area of Son Tay town in Hanoi, is hosting a wide range of activities throughout this July to entertain children this summer.

  • Dung Quat ancient shipwreck excavated

    Dung Quat ancient shipwreck excavated

    Public: 7/10/2018 11:44:51 AM

    The excavation of an ancient shipwreck discovered in Binh Son district, in the central coastal province of Quang Ngai, began on July 9.

  • Lam Dong battle to evoke gong’s soul as development accelerates

    Lam Dong battle to evoke gong’s soul as development accelerates

    Public: 7/9/2018 10:52:43 AM

    The space of Gong culture in Vietnam’s Central Highlands was recognised by the UNESCO as a Masterpiece of the Intangible Heritage of Humanity in 2005. In Lam Dong province, although it once faced the threat of being buried in oblivion, the practice of resounding gongs has been preserved and revived thanks to the joint efforts made by local practitioners and the authorities.

  • HCM City theatres work to preserve cai luong

    HCM City theatres work to preserve cai luong

    Public: 7/7/2018 11:41:31 AM

    Leading theatres and art troupes in Ho Chi Minh City are working to preserve cai luong (reformed opera) by using young actors in their new productions.

  • Dong Thap chooses six craft villages for preservation

    Dong Thap chooses six craft villages for preservation

    Public: 7/7/2018 7:37:17 AM

    The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap has chosen six craft villages for preservation to develop tourism.

  • Awards ceremony for “Savour Vietnam” photo, video, writing contest

    Awards ceremony for “Savour Vietnam” photo, video, writing contest

    Public: 7/4/2018 9:04:18 AM

    The Saigontourist Company and Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper held an awards ceremony for the second edition of their photography, video, and writing contest themed “Savour Vietnam” with a total value of VND 685 million (USD 30,100) on July 3rd.

  • Dong Thap youngster works to promote Vietnamese lotuses to the world

    Dong Thap youngster works to promote Vietnamese lotuses to the world

    Public: 7/3/2018 3:08:33 PM

    After finishing his bio-chemistry master's program in France, Ngo Chi Cong decided to start his own business with lotus, the iconic flower of his hometown in Dong Thap province.

  • Thanh Hoa approves excavation of UNESCO-recognised citadel

    Thanh Hoa approves excavation of UNESCO-recognised citadel

    Public: 7/2/2018 9:06:52 PM

    Authorities in the central province of Thanh Hoa have approved a plan to excavate an ancient citadel with unique architecture in Southeast Asia.

  • Digital project helps preserve Hue historical monuments

    Digital project helps preserve Hue historical monuments

    Public: 7/2/2018 4:17:37 PM

    A data digitisation project has been implemented in the Complex of Hue Monuments in the central province of Thue Thien-Hue to improve the management and preservation of Tu Duc Tomb and An Dinh Palace.

  • My Ô mai!

    My Ô mai!

    Public: 6/30/2018 10:19:51 PM

    Winter and Spring in Hanoi offer visitors the chance to sample one of the capital’s more exotic culinary creations - Ô Mai.

  • Cultural House funded by Mitsubishi via UNESCO launched in Quang Nam

    Cultural House funded by Mitsubishi via UNESCO launched in Quang Nam

    Public: 6/30/2018 4:53:01 PM

    (VNF) - The Inauguration ceremony of the Trung Thanh village, Tam Thanh commune, Tam Ky district, Quang Nam province, was jointly held by the UNESCO Office in Ha Noi and the Cooperative Alliance of Quang Nam on June 28.

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