Reformed opera performance “Breaking dawn”- a song about a revolutionary soldier

Reformed opera performance “Breaking dawn”- a song about a revolutionary soldier

2/5/2016 - 0:00

(VOVworld) – A reformed opera performance called “Breaking dawn" featuring the revolutionary career of communist soldier Phan Dang Luu has been introduced to the public. Featuring the comradeship, patriotism and heroic sacrifice of patriot Phan Dang Luu in a new way, the play has run for three nights at the Hong Ha theater.

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Films celebrating the 12th National Party Congress

Films celebrating the 12th National Party Congress

1/29/2016 - 16:33

(VOVworld)- Many activities are underway nationwide to celebrate the 12th National Party Congress. A series of Vietnamese films are being screened to mark both this occasion and the 86th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and welcome the new Lunar Year 2016.

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Artists contribute to social, cultural development

Artists contribute to social, cultural development

1/22/2016 - 15:36

(VOVworld)- The Vietnam Union of Arts and Literature Associations convened its ninth national congress in Hanoi on January 8th and 9th. 475 delegates represented 40,000 writers and artists nationwide. The delegates reviewed artists’ contribution to the development of Vietnamese culture and set out tasks for the coming years.

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Culture contributes to safeguarding national sovereignty

Culture contributes to safeguarding national sovereignty

1/15/2016 - 11:20

(VOVworld)- Archaeological research has proved the Vietnamese people’s presence on Hoang Sa and Truong Sa for thousands of years ago. Cultural activities and traditions of the Vietnamese people have contributed to safeguarding national sovereignty.

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Vietnam’s cultural integration

Vietnam’s cultural integration

1/8/2016 - 14:54

(VOVworld)- Vietnam became a member of the ASEAN Community on December 31st, 2015. This creates a chance for Vietnam to further promote cultural integration and its cultural identity.

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Performing traditional theater in Hanoi

Performing traditional theater in Hanoi

12/31/2015 - 11:01

(VOVworld)- Traditional theaters play an important role in Vietnamese culture. Despite the rapid development of contemporary art genres and the entertainment industry in Vietnam, traditional theaters continue to inspire both Vietnamese and foreign audience.

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Nguyen Kings historical records displayed

Nguyen Kings historical records displayed

12/25/2015 - 15:30

(VOVworld)- An exhibition featuring woodblocks and official administrative papers of the Nguyen Kings has opened in Hanoi. The exhibition is part of activities to honor Vietnam’s documentary heritage and the Nguyen dynasty’s contributions to the historical records.

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Tug-of-war becomes world heritage

Tug-of-war becomes world heritage

12/18/2015 - 15:39

(VOVworld) - Vietnam’s folk game tug-of-war and its ritual was recognized as a multinational project for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO at the 10th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Namibia. Vietnam now has 10 UNESCO-recognized world cultural heritages.

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Thang Long Royal Citadel and heritage promotion

Thang Long Royal Citadel and heritage promotion

12/4/2015 - 15:11

(VOVworld)- The Thang Long Royal Citadel was recognized as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO five years ago. Many archaeological research activities have been carried out to evaluate, preserve, and promote this heritage.

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“My village” circus and the story of cultural integration

“My village” circus and the story of cultural integration

11/26/2015 - 19:33

(VOVworld)- Vietnamese acrobats have staged a circus drama called “My Village” more than 300 times in several countries and received much acclaim. The performance embraces the Vietnamese culture and Vietnamese people’s soul.

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Shakespeare’s Hamlet on Vietnamese stage

Shakespeare’s Hamlet on Vietnamese stage

11/21/2015 - 16:51

(VOVworld)- The Viet Nam Drama Theatre recently presented a new version of Hamlet at the Ha Noi Opera House. The play, which played five nights, drew a large audience.

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30th Mekong Delta Photographic Festival

30th Mekong Delta Photographic Festival

11/13/2015 - 12:22

(VOVworld)- The Mekong River Delta is Vietnam’s largest rice growing area. Its beautiful landscapes, zigzagging canals, floating markets and diverse cultural traditions, the region have inspired a lot of photographers.

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Promoting Hue singing- a national heritage

Promoting Hue singing- a national heritage

11/6/2015 - 16:05

(VOVworld)- Hue singing has been recognized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as a national intangible cultural heritage. Many efforts have been made to preserve and promote this unique art form.

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Vietnamese puppetry internationally recognized

Vietnamese puppetry internationally recognized

10/29/2015 - 16:14

(VOVworld)- The puppet play “Dances of the Night Queen” by the Vietnam Puppetry Theatre won the Gold Medal at the 4th International Puppetry Festival held in Hanoi last week. At the festival, Vietnamese artists also showed off their creativity through a variety of puppet performances which were highly acclaimed by the jury board.

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Kinh Thien Palace- unique architectural complex

Kinh Thien Palace- unique architectural complex

10/23/2015 - 10:18

VOVworld)- Kinh Thien Palace is the most important building in the Thang Long Royal citadel, which was recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 2000. It is at the center of the complex with the Doan Mon and the Flag Tower in front, the North Gate and the Hau Lau at its back and walls to the east...

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General Vo Nguyen Giap in the lenses of Tran Hong

General Vo Nguyen Giap in the lenses of Tran Hong

10/16/2015 - 15:18

(VOVworld)- Two years after General Vo Nguyen Giap died, a local colonel/journalist released a photo-book titled “I take photos of General Vo Nguyen Giap”. Published by the Labor Publishing House, the 129-page photo-book tells a story about the life of General Vo Nguyen Giap through emotional and true to life photos.

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Hat cua dinh- Folk singing of Quang Ninh province

Hat cua dinh- Folk singing of Quang Ninh province

10/8/2015 - 17:49

(VOVworld)- “Cua dinh” folk singing also called “nha to” folk singing in Quang Ninh province has been recognized as a national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The genre is one aspect of the Vietnamese people’s unique culture.

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5th Vietnam International Book Fair

5th Vietnam International Book Fair

10/1/2015 - 15:57

(VOVworld)- The 5th Vietnam International Book Fair in Hanoi attracted a large number of Vietnamese and foreign readers. The event created an opportunity to increase cooperation between Vietnamese and foreign publishers and bring Vietnamese publications closer to foreign readers.

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Bac Kan’s efforts to preserve Then singing

Bac Kan’s efforts to preserve Then singing

9/18/2015 - 15:14

(VOVworld) - The “Then” singing of Vietnam’s Tay and Nung ethnic minority groups is of particular importance to people in the northeast region. Bac Kan, one of Vietnam’s cradles of “Then” singing, leads the effort to preserve the art form by teaming veteran artists with young artists who want to make Then music more relevant to modern society.

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Old books encourage reading habit

Old books encourage reading habit

9/11/2015 - 15:32

(VOVworld) – The third annual old book festival has been held in Hanoi drawing number of readers and book collectors from across Vietnam. 12 publishing houses participated. Lan Anh reports:

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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...