VCCA, where Vietnam’s contemporary art grows

VCCA, where Vietnam’s contemporary art grows

(VOVWORLD) - The Hanoi-based Vincom Center for Contemporary Art (VCCA) opened in June this year. The nonprofit center, fully funded by Vingroup, is designed to help develop Vietnam’s contemporary art by...
Teaching choral art to children in Hanoi

Teaching choral art to children in Hanoi

(VOVWORLD) - In the previous Culture segment, VOV spotlighted Sol Art - a children’s ensemble that has won fame for Vietnamese’ choral art on the international arena. The development of chorus in...
Promoting community’s reading culture

Promoting community’s reading culture

(VOVworld) – April 21 is observed as Reading Day in Vietnam. Recently, book streets and festivals have been opened, promoting the community’s reading culture. 
“GoodBooks” project promotes reading habit

“GoodBooks” project promotes reading habit

(VOVworld) - Launched in 2007, the “GoodBooks” project has introduced books to the public. Its goal is to promote a reading habit within the community and foster a collaborative learning environment that...
Dak Lak museum preserves central highland culture

Dak Lak museum preserves central highland culture

(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...
Visiting the Clay Cracker Festival in Hai Duong

Visiting the Clay Cracker Festival in Hai Duong

(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...
Nurturing kids’ love of poetry

Nurturing kids’ love of poetry

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

Dao Thuc village water puppetry lures visitors

(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
Rooster in Vietnamese folklore

Rooster in Vietnamese folklore

(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...
Vietnam’s cultural identity affirmed globally

Vietnam’s cultural identity affirmed globally

(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
New Year’s Eve of a Vietnamese family

New Year’s Eve of a Vietnamese family

(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...
Picture hanging, a tradition of the Lunar New Year

Picture hanging, a tradition of the Lunar New Year

(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...
Hanoi Opera House “elevates its game”

Hanoi Opera House “elevates its game”

(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. 
Preserving Quan Ho folk singing

Preserving Quan Ho folk singing

(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...
Hanoi promotes Ca tru performances

Hanoi promotes Ca tru performances

(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,...