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6/20/2018 8:38:43 PM

Cham’s traditional craft of pottery to seek UNESCO regconition

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has asked the south central province of Ninh Thuan to compile a dossier on the Cham people’s traditional craft of pottery to apply for UNESCO recognition as an intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding.

  • Queues form for Chung cakes in Hanoi's Old Quarter

    Queues form for Chung cakes in Hanoi's Old Quarter

    Public: 3/7/2015 4:51:09 PM

    A long queue has formed outside a shop in Hanoi's Old Quarter as city aficionados wait to buy a Tet delicacy, the humble Banh Chung.

  • Special dishes make big profits for small Hanoi food stalls

    Special dishes make big profits for small Hanoi food stalls

    Public: 3/7/2015 4:49:28 PM

    Many small food stalls scattered around Hanoi's streets and alleys are making large profits thanks to their special dishes.

  • Artisan preserves lotus tea making in Hanoi

    Artisan preserves lotus tea making in Hanoi

    Public: 3/7/2015 4:48:15 PM

    A man in Hanoi is trying to maintain the traditional craft of making tea from lotuses specifically grown in West Lake amid increasingly scarce supply.

  • Sapa people offer a banquet of spring festivals

    Sapa people offer a banquet of spring festivals

    Public: 3/7/2015 4:46:44 PM

    Sapa people offer a banquet of spring festivals

  • Filmmakers showcase Danang City

    Filmmakers showcase Danang City

    Public: 3/7/2015 4:33:59 PM

    A filmmaking team calling itself Zoomations has launched a specular video clip showcasing Danang City as part of its "Vietnam is Awesome" project.

  • Plum blossoms cloak Bac Ha plateaux

    Plum blossoms cloak Bac Ha plateaux

    Public: 3/7/2015 4:30:34 PM

    The plateaux of Lao Cai Province are cloaked in a mantle of white plum blossoms, making it a major draw for tourists and visitors wanting to revel in its picturesque beauty.

  • Tet customs of Vietnam's ethnic minorities

    Tet customs of Vietnam's ethnic minorities

    Public: 3/7/2015 4:29:24 PM

    Some ethnic minority groups across Vietnam maintain customs and habits passed down over the centuries to mark the Lunar New Year festivities of Tet.

  • Villagers preserve old homes in Quang Tri

    Villagers preserve old homes in Quang Tri

    Public: 3/7/2015 4:28:04 PM

    A small village in central Quang Tri Province has finished work on preserving some 50 houses featuring meticulously sculpted beams and pillars, despite many of them being damaged during the American War.

  • Facelift for HCM City Post Office stirs criticism

    Facelift for HCM City Post Office stirs criticism

    Public: 3/7/2015 4:27:00 PM

    A facelift for HCM City's 130-year-old post office has stirred critics for being too garish.

  • Breathtaking terraced rice fields of Mu Cang Chai

    Breathtaking terraced rice fields of Mu Cang Chai

    Public: 3/7/2015 4:25:41 PM

    The terraced fields of Mu Cang Chai, Yen Bai Province, in late autumn seem to have been dyed a silky yellow, drawing visitors from all over.

  • Nam Du archipelago in Spring

    Nam Du archipelago in Spring

    Public: 3/3/2015 5:31:58 PM

    Spring is the ideal time for those who love to experience the wonders of nature and visit the neglected beauty of the Nam Du archipelago in Kien Hai district of the southern province of Kien Giang.

  • Apricot flowers overwhelm highland plateau

    Apricot flowers overwhelm highland plateau

    Public: 2/27/2015 4:29:22 PM

    When Spring comes, apricot flowers blossom in the Moc Chau plateau in the northern mountainous province of Son La, creating a poetic natural scenery attracting tourists.

  • Field work in early Spring

    Field work in early Spring

    Public: 2/25/2015 3:28:11 PM

    During the lunar New Year festival, the climate is convenient for farmers in the northern province of Thai Binh. Apart from enjoying Tet, farmers focus on sowing rice seeds for new season.

  • Buying goods for Tet in subsidy period

    Buying goods for Tet in subsidy period

    Public: 2/23/2015 8:51:26 AM

    In the subsidy period, Hanoian people started to buy peach flower in Hang Luoc street or go to groceries to buy seasoning, dried pig skin and rice paper from 23rd of the last lunar month of the year.

  • Vietnam’s banh trang exported to US

    Vietnam’s banh trang exported to US

    Public: 2/19/2015 4:57:30 PM

    Banh Trang (paper rice cake) from Cu Lao May village in the Mekong Delta Province of Vinh Long has been exported to the United States.

  • Hanoi sparkles for Party founding and Lunar New Year celebration

    Hanoi sparkles for Party founding and Lunar New Year celebration

    Public: 2/4/2015 4:07:01 PM

    Diverse activities are being carried out to celebrate the 85th year of the founding of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) (February 3rd) and the lunar New Year festival. The streets across Hanoi capital city are sparkling with the national and the Party flags flying in the colour of the peach blossoms.

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