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10/16/2018 7:36:44 PM

Northwestern culture to be featured at sixth Ban Flower Festival

The Ban Flower Festival 2019 in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien will feature activities imbued with the cultural identities of the northwest region.

  • Lantern crafting village busy before Mid-Autumn Festival

    Lantern crafting village busy before Mid-Autumn Festival

    Public: 8/31/2018 11:40:49 AM

    Local people in Bao Dap village of Hong Quang commune, Nam Truc district, in the Red River Delta province of Nam Dinh, are busy making star-shaped lanterns as the Mid-Autumn Festival is soon to arrive.

  • 500 year-old village faces preservation conundrum

    500 year-old village faces preservation conundrum

    Public: 8/29/2018 2:27:21 PM

    Though they face each other across the Ô Lâu River, the old village of Hội Kỳ in Quảng Trị Province has had very different fortunes from its sister village Phước Tích in Thừa Thiên-Huế Province.

  • Binh Phuoc announces recognition of lithophone as national treasure

    Binh Phuoc announces recognition of lithophone as national treasure

    Public: 8/29/2018 7:44:00 AM

    The southern province of Binh Phuoc announced the Prime Minister’s decision to recognise an ancient Loc Hoa lithophone as a national treasure during a ceremony in the provincial museum on August 28.

  • Statue of Mahatma Gandhi unveiled in Hanoi

    Statue of Mahatma Gandhi unveiled in Hanoi

    Public: 8/27/2018 10:35:59 PM

    A bust of India's great national leader, Mahatma Gandhi, has been unveiled at the Indian Embassy in Hanoi on August 27.

  • Vestiges unearthed at Hai Van Gate

    Vestiges unearthed at Hai Van Gate

    Public: 8/27/2018 11:00:46 AM

    An excavation on the Hai Van Gate relic complex which sits atop its namesake mountainous pass, about 490m above sea level, in central Vietnam has unveiled a clear layout of the old foundations of citadel walls and a section of the north-south route.

  • Old pottery disk depicting Kieu’s Tale found in Nghe An

    Old pottery disk depicting Kieu’s Tale found in Nghe An

    Public: 8/26/2018 8:49:23 PM

    A monument management centre in the central province of Ha Tinh has announced the discovery of an old pottery disk that depicts the Kieu sisters, the characters in the Tale of Kieu poem epic.

  • Binh Thuan: Joyful activities to celebrate Cham people’s Kate festival

    Binh Thuan: Joyful activities to celebrate Cham people’s Kate festival

    Public: 8/24/2018 10:01:55 AM

    The Cham Cultural Centre in Bac Binh district of Binh Thuan province will host a range of joyful activities on October 10 to celebrate the Cham people’s traditional Kate festival.

  • Thua Thien-Hue revives Co Tu ethnic group’s traditional architecture

    Thua Thien-Hue revives Co Tu ethnic group’s traditional architecture

    Public: 8/23/2018 9:00:50 AM

    The long communal house “Guol”, traditional to the Co Tu ethnic group in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, was inaugurated in Aka village, Thuong Quang commune, Nam Dong district on August 22.

  • Vietnam wins first prize at World Puppet Carnival

    Vietnam wins first prize at World Puppet Carnival

    Public: 8/22/2018 1:53:14 PM

    The puppet art troupe from Vietnam Puppet Theatre, representing Vietnam at the 8th World Puppet Carnival in Yekaterinburg, Russia, has won the first prize and the Best Puppet Design prize.

  • New findings of Champa era relic site in Da Nang announced

    New findings of Champa era relic site in Da Nang announced

    Public: 8/21/2018 11:00:55 PM

    Archaeologists unveiled new findings in the recent excavation of Phong Le relic site dating back to the Champa era (from the 2nd century until 1832) in Hoa Tho Dong ward of Cam Le district, in the central city of Da Nang, on August 21.

  • Yen Bai makes efforts in preserving cultural traits

    Yen Bai makes efforts in preserving cultural traits

    Public: 8/21/2018 2:24:13 PM

    Nghia Lo district in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai has taken various measures to preserve the diverse traits of the ethnic minorities inhabiting in the locality.

  • Programme to highlight culture of ethnic groups in central region

    Programme to highlight culture of ethnic groups in central region

    Public: 8/17/2018 8:04:38 AM

    The cultural days of ethnic groups in the central region will take place in Tam Ky city, Quang Nam province, from August 24-26, featuring the participation of more than 2,000 artists, artisans and instrumentalists from 13 localities in the region.

  • Two Vietnamese photographers win gold medals at world contest

    Two Vietnamese photographers win gold medals at world contest

    Public: 8/16/2018 11:35:56 AM

    Two Vietnamese photographers – Dao Tan Phat and Le Duc Toai - have won gold medals at the Third International Circular of Photography “Grand M.S.M Circuit 2018”.

  • Exhibition features Vietnamese sacred animals in Da Nang

    Exhibition features Vietnamese sacred animals in Da Nang

    Public: 8/16/2018 10:59:07 AM

    As many as 200 images and artefacts related to Nghe - a sacred animal in the ancient culture of Vietnam - are on display at an exhibition which opened at the Da Nang Museum of Fine Arts in the central city on August 15.

  • Hanoi launches handicraft design competition

    Hanoi launches handicraft design competition

    Public: 8/16/2018 8:07:27 AM

    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.

  • India wants to build iconic bridges like Vietnam’s Golden Bridge

    India wants to build iconic bridges like Vietnam’s Golden Bridge

    Public: 8/14/2018 10:47:21 AM

    The Indian government is keen to build iconic bridges which can emerge as tourist attractions rather than being just utility structures, reports The Times of India.

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