Museums - non-school education centers for cultural and historical values

Museums - non-school education centers for cultural and historical values

3/24/2017 - 7:37

(VOVworld) – A museum is a place to preserve and uphold a country’s cultural and historical heritage. In recent years, the Vietnamese government has paid closer attention to using museums to improve people’s spiritual and cultural life and attract more visitors.

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Cultural heritage preservation combined with sustainable development

Cultural heritage preservation combined with sustainable development

3/17/2017 - 16:02

(VOVworld) – Vietnam boasts a diverse, rich culture of 54 ethnic groups. As Vietnam integrates internationally, preservation of its cultural heritage should be part of its sustainable development strategy.

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Dak Lak museum preserves central highland culture

Dak Lak museum preserves central highland culture

3/10/2017 - 16:39

(VOVworld) – Nestled in the center of Buon Ma Thuot city, Dak Lak museum attracts visitors because it preserves and displays cultural heritage, human life and nature of the central highland region.

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Preserving Vietnam’s traditional festival

Preserving Vietnam’s traditional festival

3/3/2017 - 17:01

(VOVworld) – Vietnam is home to a variety of festivals that promote Vietnamese cultural identity and tradition.

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Visiting the Clay Cracker Festival in Hai Duong

Visiting the Clay Cracker Festival in Hai Duong

2/24/2017 - 16:19

(VOVworld) – Clay cracker, a traditional game that involves hurling clay crackers to produce noise, originated in Vietnam’s northern delta region. Clay cracker festival is organized in the spring to entertain locals and pray for a bumper crop.

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Nurturing kids’ love of poetry

Nurturing kids’ love of poetry

2/17/2017 - 16:53

(VOVworld) – The just-concluded 15th Vietnam Poetry Day has highlighted the dreams of poets and nurtured kids’ love for poetry. Ngoc Nga reports.

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Dao Thuc village water puppetry lures visitors

Dao Thuc village water puppetry lures visitors

2/10/2017 - 14:22

(VOVworld) – When spring comes, people flock to Dao Thuc village on the outskirts of Hanoi to watch comical water puppet performances. VOV reporter Dieu Linh visited the village this week.

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Book Street, a highlight of spring celebration

Book Street, a highlight of spring celebration

2/3/2017 - 14:36

(VOVworld) – The Book Walkway in downtown Ho Chi Minh City has been open for more than a year. Today, we ‘ll take a stroll with VOV reporter Hong Hai around the area, which stretches from Nguyen Van Binh Street across Hai Ba Trung Avenue to Paris Commune Street.

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Rooster in Vietnamese folklore

Rooster in Vietnamese folklore

2/1/2017 - 10:00

(VOVworld) – The rooster is associated with Vietnam’s historical myths. From a domestic animal, rooster became a sacrifice that Vietnamese offer to the genies during the Lunar New Year festival. The year of the rooster 2017 is believed to be promising and favorable.

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Vietnam’s cultural identity affirmed globally

Vietnam’s cultural identity affirmed globally

1/31/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)-Vietnam’s cultural identity is partly reflected in the cultural heritages recognized by UNESCO. Along with economic integration, Vietnam’s culture is being spread globally through these heritages.

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New Year’s Eve of a Vietnamese family

New Year’s Eve of a Vietnamese family

1/27/2017 - 12:00

(VOVworld) – New Year’s Eve is so meaningful to the Vietnamese that no matter where they are, whatever job they do, they try to be available at the family feast on the threshold of Tet or Lunar New Year. This is a sacred moment when all members recall last year’s performance and think about New Year’s resolutions.

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Picture hanging, a tradition of the Lunar New Year

Picture hanging, a tradition of the Lunar New Year

1/20/2017 - 15:47

(VOVworld) – Traditionally, special Tet (Lunar New Year) pictures are hung in a Vietnamese house. Each picture includes a wish or parallel sentence. Now, as people’s living standards improve, their interest in Tet paintings is being revitalized.

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Hanoi Opera House “elevates its game”

Hanoi Opera House “elevates its game”

1/13/2017 - 15:26

(VOVworld) – Since last autumn, the Hanoi Opera House has been staging more world class art performances in accordance with a new policy of the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.

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Preserving Quan Ho folk singing

Preserving Quan Ho folk singing

1/6/2017 - 14:40

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Quan Ho folk singing was recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of mankind in 2009. In the cradle of Quan Ho, on the northern bank of the Cau River in Bac Giang province, locals are working tirelessly to preserve this piece of world heritage.

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Mobilizing cultural resources for sustainable development

Mobilizing cultural resources for sustainable development

12/23/2016 - 15:48

(VOVworld) – Culture is considered one of resources that will help sustainable development. Once integrated into policy, rituals, beliefs, festivals, tourism, and other core cultural features will contribute a great deal to a nation’s sustainable development.

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Mother Goddess worship reflects the Vietnamese folk culture

Mother Goddess worship reflects the Vietnamese folk culture

12/16/2016 - 14:34

(VOVworld) – Mother Goddess worship, or Đạo Mẫu, was recognized as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity at a UNESCO conference in Ethiopia, on December 1st. This folk belief embodying the Vietnamese folk culture has stood the test of time.

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Vietnam’s mother goddess worship, a world intangible heritage

Vietnam’s mother goddess worship, a world intangible heritage

12/9/2016 - 15:36

Mother Goddess Worship or Đạo Mẫu, which began in the 16th century in Vietnam, is the worship of the incarnation of nature goddesses. The practice of the belief in Mother Goddesses has been recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

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Hanoi promotes Ca tru performances

Hanoi promotes Ca tru performances

12/2/2016 - 15:13

(VOVworld) – Hanoi is the cradle of ca tru, an ancient genre of chamber music featuring female vocalists. Many talented singers have emerged from Hanoi’s Ca tru clubs. In 2009, Ca tru was inscribed in the UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage in need of Urgent Safeguarding.

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Vietnam National Drama Theatre stages The Tale of Kieu

Vietnam National Drama Theatre stages The Tale of Kieu

11/25/2016 - 16:00

(VOVworld) - Truyện Kiều (The Tale of Kieu), a masterpiece written by Vietnamese poet Nguyen Du in the late 18th century, has provided a wealth of inspiration for playwrights. The Vietnam National Drama Theatre’s production of The Tale of Kieu has created a theatrical sensation.

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Viet Village Heritage Club for history buffs

Viet Village Heritage Club for history buffs

11/18/2016 - 14:23

(VOVworld) – Amidst Hanoi’s urban buzz, members of the Viet Village Heritage Club have found peace of mind, contemplating Vietnam’s traditional aspects.

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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...