Dao San country fair in spring

Dao San country fair in spring

2/17/2017 - 18:42

(VOVworld) – The Dao San country fair in Phong Tho district, Lai Chau province is busy and colorful on spring days. At this time of the year, groups of H’mong, Dao, and Ha Nhi flock to the Dao San market on Chung Sua Dan mountain to trade their specialties.

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Buying luck at Vieng market

Buying luck at Vieng market

2/9/2017 - 15:16

(VOVworld)- Vietnamese people in the Red River Delta believe in going to the market to pray for luck. From midnight of the 7th day to the morning of 8th day of the first lunar month, people flock to Vieng market in Nam Dinh province to pray for a prosperous and lucky new year.

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Dong Xuan market embraces Hanoi’s culture

Dong Xuan market embraces Hanoi’s culture

1/19/2017 - 17:10

(VOVworld)- Dong Xuan market in Hanoi’s Old Quarter was the first market in Hanoi. Its history is closely associated with the trade development of Hanoi. It is not just a market but also a cultural venue that reflects the lifestyle of Hanoians. VOV Bui Hang has the story.

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The unique names of Vietnamese markets

The unique names of Vietnamese markets

1/12/2017 - 19:39

(VOVworld)- Vietnamese markets come in all sizes. In the city, markets are often bigger and more crowded than in a village or commune. Each of them also has a name and a story behind it. We now explore the meaning of some Vietnamese markets' names.

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Vietnam’s colorful markets

Vietnam’s colorful markets

1/6/2017 - 14:06

(VOVworld)- No one can count how many markets there are in Vietnam but many agree that they are the vivid reflection of the Vietnamese culture. Markets vary by regions. It is their uniqueness that inspires tourists.

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Cuisine culture in the Plain of Reeds

Cuisine culture in the Plain of Reeds

12/29/2016 - 16:30

(VOVworld)- The gastronomy of the south and the Plain of Reeds in particular was created and enriched during the centuries-old history of the region. The dishes are simple but reflect the local lifestyle.

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Lai Vung Mandarin Garden

Lai Vung Mandarin Garden

12/22/2016 - 15:48

(VOVworld)- Lai Vung district in Dong Thap province is a popular tourist destination thanks to its rich culture and beautiful nature. Its mandarin gardens particularly attract tourists.

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Gao Giong eco-tourism area in Dong Thap province

Gao Giong eco-tourism area in Dong Thap province

12/16/2016 - 18:37

(VOVworld) – Gao Giong eco-tourism area is known as a “green oasis” with marvelous natural scenery. With a beautiful and charming landscape, the site is considered the miniature of the Plain of Reeds in the southwestern region of Vietnam.

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Plain of Reeds during monsoon season

Plain of Reeds during monsoon season

12/8/2016 - 15:00

(VOVworld)- The monsoon season is the busiest time in the Plain of Reeds of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. This is also the best time to explore the region’s beauty and the generosity of nature.

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Ba Be National Park, an attraction in Bac Kan

Ba Be National Park, an attraction in Bac Kan

12/1/2016 - 16:30

(VOVworld)- Ba Be National Park in Bac Kan province covers 5 communes in Ba Be district. The park, a beautiful ecological site with magnificent landscape and rich biodiversity, is attracting tourists.

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Ba Be, the biggest mountain lake in Vietnam

Ba Be, the biggest mountain lake in Vietnam

11/25/2016 - 9:02

(VOVworld)- Located in Ba Be National Park in Bac Kan province, Ba Be Lake is Vietnam’s largest and one of the world’s 100 largest fresh water lakes. It embodies unique geological features and rich biodiversity.

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Xuan Thuy National Park, a bird paradise

Xuan Thuy National Park, a bird paradise

11/17/2016 - 14:56

(VOVworld)- Xuan Thuy National Park is the first wetland in Southeast Asia to participate in the 1989 Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, known as RAMSAR. In 2004, UNESCO recognized the site as the core area of the Red River Delta Biosphere Reserves. It has become a popular ecological tourism site.

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Giao Hai fish market, another attraction of Nam Dinh province

Giao Hai fish market, another attraction of Nam Dinh province

11/10/2016 - 16:34

(VOVworld)- Giao Hai is a commune in the buffer zone of the southern Red River Delta Biosphere Reserves, the gateway to Xuan Thuy National Park in Nam Dinh province

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Visiting Hai Minh carpentry village

Visiting Hai Minh carpentry village

11/4/2016 - 8:01

(VOVworld)- Hai Minh village in Hai Hau district, Nam Dinh province is a destination for fans of wooden furniture and wood carved products. Wood products from Hai Minh are diverse ranging from those with simple ancient styles to those with elaborate carvings.

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Exploring Hai Hau district, Nam Dinh province

Exploring Hai Hau district, Nam Dinh province

10/27/2016 - 10:28

(VOVworld) - Ngoi bridge, Luong pagoda, and Phong Lac communal house in Hai Anh commune, Hai Hau district, Nam Dinh province embrace unique architectural styles illustrating the talents of local artisans.

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Hanh Thien village- a unique architectural complex in Nam Dinh

Hanh Thien village- a unique architectural complex in Nam Dinh

10/20/2016 - 19:26

(VOVworld)- Hanh Thien, a 600 years old village in Nam Dinh, is famous for having a lot of successful laureates. The village still retains traditional architectural value which reflects the wisdom and vision of the village founders hundreds of years ago.

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Visiting Dong Que museum, Nam Dinh province

Visiting Dong Que museum, Nam Dinh province

10/14/2016 - 15:15

(VOVworld)- Dong Que (Countryside) museum in Gia Thinh commune, Giao Thuy district, Nam Dinh province is a rare case because most of museums in Vietnam are located in major cities.

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Nam Dinh province embraces traditional values

Nam Dinh province embraces traditional values

10/7/2016 - 16:53

(VOVworld)- Located in the southeast of the Red River Delta, Nam Dinh province retains many traditions, customs, beliefs, festivals, traditional crafts, and historical and cultural relics. The province has become a popular tourist destination in recent years.

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Hoi sedge mats- a specialty of Thai Binh

Hoi sedge mats- a specialty of Thai Binh

9/30/2016 - 16:15

(VOVworld)- Hoi village in Tan Le commune, Hung Ha district, Thai Binh province has been weaving mats for a long time. There are many steps involved in making a good mat, from selecting good sedges to weaving. Sedge mats, famous product of Hoi village, are now sold throughout Vietnam.

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Cay cake- a specialty of Thai Binh

Cay cake- a specialty of Thai Binh

9/23/2016 - 15:33

(VOVworld)- Each locality in Vietnam has its own specialty that it is proud of. Visitors to Thai Binh province are always invited to eat Cay cake, which is made of glutinous rice well blended with fat and ginger.

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Wednesday February 8, 2017

Wednesday February 8, 2017

A: VOV’s Letter Box is back after one week off for special features celebrating Vietnam’s Lunar New Year. We hope you are all well. Thank you very much for sending...

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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...