Revolutionary propaganda pictures- valuable treasures of Vietnam arts

Revolutionary propaganda pictures- valuable treasures of Vietnam arts

9/4/2015 - 16:16

(VOVworld)- Vietnamese propaganda pictures featuring political and national events such as the August Revolution (August 19), Reunification Day (April 30), National Day (September 2), National Assembly election, and Party Congresses are prime works of art.

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Untold stories of wars

Untold stories of wars

8/28/2015 - 11:14

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Union Literature and Arts Associations presented awards to winning works of a contest on the revolutionary and resistance wars from 1930 to 1975. 80 prize-winning works of literature, cinematography, music, theater, dance, and painting categories have reflected the topic’s inspirational value to artists. They revealed that although the wars are over, the wounds and torments have...

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Vietnamese Village Communal House-beautiful feature of rural Vietnam

Vietnamese Village Communal House-beautiful feature of rural Vietnam

8/21/2015 - 15:08

(VOVworld)- More than 100 photos of Vietnamese village communal houses are on display at the exhibit “Vietnamese Village Communal House – Things preserves and things lost”. Works on display highlight the unique architectural and cultural features of Vietnamese communal houses and the changing tangible and intangible cultural values involved in their construction, sounding the alarm on the possibility of their...

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Performance of Khmer traditional musical instruments at Doi pagoda

Performance of Khmer traditional musical instruments at Doi pagoda

8/14/2015 - 15:55

(VOVworld)- Khmer ethnic minority people’s rich and diverse traditional culture is reflected in their traditional festivals like Dolta, Ok Om Bok, and boat racing. These festivals are always exciting with performances of various musical instruments.

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Cuổi nguôn - a food specialty of Thai ethnic minority group in Yen Chau

Cuổi nguôn - a food specialty of Thai ethnic minority group in Yen Chau

8/7/2015 - 10:22

(VOVworld)- Bananas and food made from bananas are popular among the Thai ethnic people of Yen Chau district, Son La province. They are an indispensable part of their major ceremonies and special occasions.

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Ho Chi Minh City preserves southern folk singing

Ho Chi Minh City preserves southern folk singing

7/31/2015 - 16:53

(VOVworld)- Don ca tai tu – southern folk music - was recognized as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2013. Since then, Ho Chi Minh City has been organizing activities to preserve and promote this art form.

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Restoring famous Vietnamese paintings

Restoring famous Vietnamese paintings

7/27/2015 - 16:33

(VOVworld)- Among the sands of art works on display at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum, many are seriously damaged and need to be restored. The oil on canvas paintings “Mother and Child” by Le Thi Kim Bach and “Rice Wine” by Ka Kha Sam were recently successfully restored.

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Brocade weaving of ethnic minority group in Central Highlands

Brocade weaving of ethnic minority group in Central Highlands

7/17/2015 - 15:02

(VOVworld)- Women of the Co Tu, Ve and Ta Rieng ethnic minority groups in the Central Highlands are famous for their beautiful brocade products. A competition has been organized to allow them to show off their skills in brocade weaving. Tan Sy reports.

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Cheo- traditional theater performed on modern stage

Cheo- traditional theater performed on modern stage

7/10/2015 - 15:30

(VOVworld)- Tố nữ dân ca – “The lady singing folk songs” – is a Chèo, or traditional Vietnamese theater performance at the French Institute Hanoi. The performance which was arranged on a modern stage and decorated by contemporary painters appealed young audience to traditional theater.

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Photo exhibit: Vietnam-the Real War

Photo exhibit: Vietnam-the Real War

7/3/2015 - 15:20

(VOVworld)- For the first time, the Associated Press has held a photo exhibit showcasing more than 50 gripping photos featuring Vietnamese people’s struggle for national liberation. The photo exhibit “Vietnam-the real war” has attracted a large number of visitors thanks to its true images of the atrocities of war and human stories behind the war.

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Dialogue of Vietnamese- European documentaries

Dialogue of Vietnamese- European documentaries

6/24/2015 - 18:26

(VOVworld)- The 7th European-Vietnamese Documentary Film Festival has concluded in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City giving the audience a chance to experience different cultures. Many of the screened films were prize winners at international film festivals. They truly and excitingly reflect the world, its changes. Ngoc Nga reports.

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The beautiful sound of the Chau Yen panpipe

The beautiful sound of the Chau Yen panpipe

6/19/2015 - 11:57

(VOVworld)- Yen Chau district in Son La province is famous for its sweet fragrant bananas and mangos and also for the beautiful sounds of the Thai ethnic people’s panpipes, which inspire tourists to the region.

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Writer Doan Gioi and his books about children

Writer Doan Gioi and his books about children

6/11/2015 - 15:28

(VOVworld)- Like To Hoai, Vo Quang and Pham Ho, writer Doan Gioi is popular among children. His stories are close to life and appeal to children inspiring them with a love for nature and people’s fates. His stories about the southern region are the most popular.

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“Adventures of a cricket” dramatized

“Adventures of a cricket” dramatized

6/4/2015 - 10:25

(VOVworld)- Over the past 70 years, the character Cricket in the “Adventures of a Cricket” by To Hoai has become a close friend to children in Vietnam and elsewhere in the world. The energetic brave cricket overcomes numerous difficulties and challenges to realize his dream. The Youth Theater has recently dramatized the story as a gift to children on International...

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President Ho Chi Minh- an endless inspiration for creativity

President Ho Chi Minh- an endless inspiration for creativity

5/22/2015 - 16:09

(VOVworld)- Ho Chi Minh devoted his lifetime to Vietnam’s national struggles for independence and freedom. Generations of Vietnamese people have upheld Ho Chi Minh’s thoughts and followed the late President’s moral example. Vietnamese writers, poets, composers and journalists have produced works praising the beloved leader of the Vietnamese.

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Amateur singing on Tho Chu island

Amateur singing on Tho Chu island

5/15/2015 - 15:25

(VOVworld)- Since ancient times, Don ca tai tu or Amateur singing in southern Vietnam has been rooted in the cultural and spiritual life of the southern people. After a day of hard work, lovers of amateur singing gather to relieve their hardships and express their feeling. For people on Tho Chu island, Kien Giang province, amateur singing brings pleasure to...

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Letters connect north and south

Letters connect north and south

5/8/2015 - 16:26

(VOVworld)- During the war, many people in northern Vietnam left behind their loved ones and families to go to the southern front. At that time, letters were the only means of communicating with the people back home. The letters resembled diaries and living documentaries on the war. Doctor Nguyen Van Ich and his wife doctor Vu Thi Nhu Hien wrote...

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Preserving and tapping intangible cultural values of Xoan singing

Preserving and tapping intangible cultural values of Xoan singing

4/28/2015 - 11:42

(VOVworld) – Xoan singing is a typical cultural product of Phu Tho province, home to the 18 dynasties of Hung Kings, the legendary founders of Van Lang – the first known State of Vietnam. The local worship of the Hung Kings was officially recognized as an intangible cultural heritage of mankind by UNESCO in 2011. The preservation of Xoan singing...

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Hien luong bridge- a span of reunification

Hien luong bridge- a span of reunification

4/23/2015 - 16:52

(VOVworld)- During the war, Hien Luong bridge on Ben Hai river divided north and south Vietnam. Many Vietnamese people laid down their lives in there to fight for national independence and freedom.

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UNESCO-recognized heritages in Vietnam

UNESCO-recognized heritages in Vietnam

4/16/2015 - 16:38

(VOVworld)- Vietnam has 17 UNESCO-recognized heritage sites, of which 2 are natural, 5 are cultural, and 1 is a combined cultural and natural heritage and the rest are tangible or intangible cultural remains. This heritage reflects the beauty of Vietnam’s natural landscape and the richness of Vietnam’s culture.

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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...