Catholic hamlet celebrates Christmas

Catholic hamlet celebrates Christmas

12/17/2011 - 16:06

Festive season atmosphere has been created in Hong Giang commune, Dong Hung district of Thai Binh province with local people decorating pathways with colored lights, Christmas trees, caves and Jesus Christ.

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From Mozart's Homeland - a poetry collection translated into Vietnamese

From Mozart's Homeland - a poetry collection translated into  Vietnamese

12/10/2011 - 17:39

A poetry collection featuring famous Austrian authors has been made available to the Vietnamese public.

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Individuals join hands to preserve historical artifacts

Individuals join hands to preserve historical artifacts

12/3/2011 - 16:57

Chairman of the Thang Long-Hanoi Pottery and Antique Researchers and Collectors, Dao Phan Long, once said: “The country’s artifacts are sacred so we have to learn to treat them in a proper way”. With that aim, the association’s members have organized many private exhibitions of artifacts to help educate public about history and the quintessence of their predecessors.

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Hope Choir lights up dreams for the visually-impaired

Hope Choir lights up dreams for the visually-impaired

3/25/2017 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – Impressive, amazing, and emotional are how people describe the Hope Choir. Consisting of visually-impaired singers, the Choir sings with the hope of bringing happiness to everyone.

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James Joseph Kendall and the “Keep Hanoi Clean” mission

James Joseph Kendall and the “Keep Hanoi Clean” mission

3/18/2017 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – James Joseph Kendall, an American English teacher at an elementary school in Hanoi, became famous by chance after he retrieved trash from a polluted ditch in Hanoi, in May 2015. He and members of “Keep Hanoi Clean”, a volunteer environmental group he founded, have been devoting themselves to projects to clean Hanoi.

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“Snack Centralma”- a Vietnamese restaurant in New Caledonia

“Snack Centralma”- a Vietnamese restaurant in New Caledonia

3/11/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld) – Do you love food and always want to try new dishes? If your answer is yes, join me today for a visit to “Snack Centralma” restaurant in New Caledonia, a French overseas territory in the Pacific, which is serving the best of Vietnamese cuisine. I’ve decided to omit my diet for one day for this experience. What else...

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Music, the shortest road linking listeners and radio stations

Music, the shortest road linking listeners and radio stations

2/25/2017 - 13:41

(VOVworld)- Lonán Ó Briain, Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Nottingham, recently gave a presentation on the history of Voice of Vietnam’s music at the French Cultural Center L’Espace in Hanoi. Lonan spent a great deal of time talking with VOV musicians and staff to prepare for the presentation.

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Spiritual tourism attracts tourists

Spiritual tourism attracts tourists

2/18/2017 - 16:59

(VOVworld) – Spring is the season of festivals and spiritual tourism. After the Lunar New Year, historical and cultural relic sites, pagodas, and temples attract great numbers of visitors, who come to pray for a prosperous and lucky new year. In recent years, spiritual tourism has grown.

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Leaders, entrepreneurs and morning coffee

Leaders, entrepreneurs and morning coffee

2/5/2017 - 18:21

(VOVworld)-Having coffee with business people in the morning has become a routine for Quang Ninh’s provincial leaders. This practice has helped Quang Ninh rank among the top localities in Vietnam in investment attraction and the Provincial Competitiveness Index.

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Shaping fruits for New Year Celebration

Shaping fruits for New Year Celebration

1/7/2017 - 16:44

(VOVworld) – In recent years, farmers in Chau Thanh district, Hau Giang province, have supplied pomelos in gourd shapes to the New Year market. Chau Thanh has been famous for forming fruits into interesting shapes especially for the New Year or Tet celebration.

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Yasushi Ogura- Love Vietnam at first sight

Yasushi Ogura- Love Vietnam at first sight

12/24/2016 - 17:08

(VOVworld) - For the last three years, Mr. Yasushi Ogura from Japan has visited Lung Cu, Dong Van, Ha Giang province every month. Yasushi Ogura opened Cà phê Cực Bắc or the northernmost coffee house in Lo Lo Chai village which is a must stop for visitors on their journey to the Lũng Cú Flag Tower. Lan Anh reports.

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Exploring craft streets in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Exploring craft streets in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

12/3/2016 - 15:04

(VOVworld) – Hanoi’s Department of Tourism has organized free-guided tours to explore craft streets and distinctive features of Hanoi’s Old Quarter.

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Community tourism in northern countryside

Community tourism in northern countryside

11/19/2016 - 16:37

(VOVworld) – Community tourism in Giao Thuy district, coastal province of Nam Dinh, is a fantastic experience. Tourists will homestay in wood houses to experience life in rural areas. Biking around the village to enjoy the fresh air and bird songs will make your vacation unforgettable.

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Shopping at weekend agriculture fair

Shopping at weekend agriculture fair

10/15/2016 - 16:08

(VOVworld) – Shopping at weekend agriculture fair has been a habit of many people in Ho Chi Minh City. The city has organized agriculture fairs at weekend to sell safe products as part of its management of food safety and hygiene.

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Charity tourism shares humanity values

Charity tourism shares humanity values

9/24/2016 - 16:33

(VOVworld) – Charity tourism has become more popular for its social and humanity significance. Tourists join a journey to refresh themselves after work and find the true values of life. Dieu Linh introduces charity tourism.

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Vietnamese French people accompany President Hollande to visit Vietnam

Vietnamese French people accompany President Hollande to visit Vietnam

9/10/2016 - 15:11

(VOVworld) – Among those accompanying President Francois Hollande during his visit to Vietnam this week were several Vietnamese-origin people. They are the people who have gained certain achievements in different fields and obtained a position in the French society. Their presence in France’s diplomatic delegation to Vietnam at the official invitation of the Elysee Palace has helped to improve the...

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Journalist My Tra and the photo exhibition “Truong Sa – Here we come”

Journalist My Tra and the photo exhibition “Truong Sa – Here we come”

9/3/2016 - 16:32

(VOVworld) - A wish to step foot on the Truong Sa islands, Truong Sa district, Khanh Hoa province, a holy land of Vietnam is the wish of many Vietnamese people including journalist My Tra of VOV. Overcoming all the hardships on the journey to Truong Sa, My Tra has made her dream come true and one of the most precious...

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Opportunities for tourists during the best season of the year

Opportunities for tourists during the best season of the year

8/27/2016 - 14:53

(VOVworld) – Over the National Day holiday, tour agencies have offered many new tours with high-quality services and attractive promotions.

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Syrian government increases airstrike against rebels in Aleppo

Syrian government increases airstrike against rebels in Aleppo

8/7/2016 - 16:33

(VOVworld) - Syria’s air force increased air strikes targeting the Islamic rebels in northern Aleppo on Saturday, cutting the routes they may use to break the siege of the government troops.

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Director Claude Bourrin links Western and Vietnamese culture

Director Claude Bourrin links Western and Vietnamese culture

8/6/2016 - 15:49

(VOVworld) - French actor, director Claude Bourrin, the first director of the Hanoi Opera House was the pioneer to bring Western drama to Vietnam and set the foundation for Vietnamese drama.

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...