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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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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Public performance “Singing fingers”

Public performance “Singing fingers”

7/30/2016 - 16:37

(VOVworld) – Over the past 6 months, a group of deaf and mute people have staged performance on Nguyen Hue walking street in district 1, Ho Chi Minh City. At about 7 pm every day, they place their musical instruments and loudspeakers at a crowded intersection and dance to the songs.

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Hanoi Emotion Tour

Hanoi Emotion Tour

7/23/2016 - 16:37

(VOVworld) – Hanoi Emotion Tour made its debut in June, taking visitors from the Central and Southern regions to Hanoi. The tour helps to promote the traditional cultural and historic values of the capital city.

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Former footballer Ha Bon and his collection of football souvenirs

Former footballer Ha Bon and his collection of football souvenirs

7/16/2016 - 14:51

(VOVworld) – Former football star Ha Bon diligently seeks souvenirs of Vietnamese and world football despite being almost 80 years old. In his small house in Nui Truc Street in Hanoi, which is popularly called ‘the football museum’, Bon keeps hundreds of rare souvenirs of Vietnamese and global football.

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“Obama” grilled pork noodle in Hanoi

“Obama” grilled pork noodle in Hanoi

7/9/2016 - 14:40

(VOVworld) – It’s not yet lunch time but the Huong Lien Bun cha or grilled pork noodle shop on Le Van Huu street, Hanoi, has already been swarmed by customers. The shop has become more popular particularly after it welcomed US President Barack Obama during a visit in May.

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Physical therapy to treat back pains

Physical therapy to treat back pains

6/25/2016 - 16:31

(VOVworld) – Treating back pains by putting pressure on the back and the spine is a traditional physical therapy among Vietnamese people. It doesn’t require equipment or infrastructure, just a small stool and a mat for the patient to sit on. Physician Nguyen Ngoc Huong has established a Club called "Impact on spine, Vietnamese therapy" to treat people with spinal...

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Elisabeth Helfer Aubrac, a goddaughter of President Ho Chi Minh in France

Elisabeth Helfer Aubrac, a goddaughter of President Ho Chi Minh in France

5/29/2016 - 17:28

(VOVworld) – “President Ho Chi Minh is great from his simple and humanitarian acts. I remember him every single day in my life”. These were moving words by Elisabeth Helfer Aubrac, who President Ho Chi Minh adopted as a goddaughter in France.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

B: Ashik Eqbal Tokon of Bangladesh sent us an e-greeting card with pictures of Vietnamese Tet delicacies like watermelons, square sticky rice cakes, pork pie, and some other food. We...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam