Keo pagoda in Thai Binh province boasts unique architecture

Keo pagoda in Thai Binh province boasts unique architecture

4/21/2017 - 16:44

(VOVworld) –Covering more than 2,000 square meters, Keo pagoda in Thai Binh province is comprised of a number of architectural structures including a three-door temple, a Buddha pagoda, a Genie temple, a bell tower, corridors, and a tower garden…

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Veteran journalist Tran Mai Hanh and his novel “A War Account 1-2-3-4.75”

Veteran journalist Tran Mai Hanh and his novel “A War Account 1-2-3-4.75”

4/14/2017 - 22:54

(VOVworld) – What has made Tran Mai Hanh’s non-fiction book “A War Account 1-2-3-4.75”, a success? VOV looks at public and critical reaction to this book.

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Red silk cotton trees in full bloom in Northwest Vietnam

Red silk cotton trees in full bloom in Northwest Vietnam

4/7/2017 - 17:33

(VOVworld) - Red silk cotton trees, whose scientific name is Bombax ceiba, are blossoming all across the mountains and forests of the northwest Vietnam.

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Ban Gioc Waterfall - the largest natural waterfall in Southeast Asia

Ban Gioc Waterfall - the largest natural waterfall in Southeast Asia

3/31/2017 - 16:29

(VOVworld) – The Ban Gioc Waterfall is one of the most majestic natural features in Cao Bang province. Below the falls is the Quay Son River, whose right bank is Vietnamese territory and whose left bank belongs to China.

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Son Tra Peninsula

Son Tra Peninsula

3/25/2017 - 17:16

(VOVworld) – Son Tra Peninsula is considered a pearl island and a famous ecological and spiritual tourism site of Da Nang City. Lan Anh reports.

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Director of “Kong: Skull Island” named tourism ambassador for Vietnam

Director of “Kong: Skull Island” named tourism ambassador for Vietnam

3/15/2017 - 14:48

(VOVworld) - Director of "Kong: Skull Island", Jordan Vogt-Roberts, has been appointed tourism ambassador of Vietnam for the 2017-2020 period. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism approved his nomination on March 9th and on March, 10th, after a unanimous vote, the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien officially appointed him Vietnam’s tourism ambassador.

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“Going into a trance” ritual depicted in Tran Tuan Long’s lacquer paintings

 “Going into a trance” ritual depicted in Tran Tuan Long’s lacquer paintings

3/10/2017 - 16:34

(VOVworld) - The lacquer painting exhibition “Mediumship” by Tran Tuan Long is under way at the Vietnam Museum of Fine Arts, 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc street, Hanoi.

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Promoting Vietnamese green farm produce at Gulfood Fair

Promoting Vietnamese green farm produce at Gulfood Fair

3/2/2017 - 12:05

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese agricultural products at Gulfood Fair, Dubai, have drawn attention from international customers, who want to establish business partnerships with Vietnam’s suppliers.

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Yen Tu Mountain, a sacred and peaceful Buddhist sanctuary

Yen Tu Mountain, a sacred and peaceful Buddhist sanctuary

2/25/2017 - 23:56

(VOVworld) - An early spring pilgrimage to the Buddhist sanctuary on Yen Tu Mountain in Quang Ninh province is popular with both Buddhists and tourists. Many like to climb to Dong (Bronze) Pagoda at the peak of Yen Tu Mountain, about 1,068 meters above sea level, to greet the sunrise of a new day.

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Experience spectacular road stretches in Ha Giang

Experience spectacular road stretches in Ha Giang

2/21/2017 - 23:54

(VOVworld) - The northern mountainous province attracts tourists to its cool climate and pristine natural landscape.

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Ambassador promotes Vietnam’s Ao dai

Ambassador promotes Vietnam’s Ao dai

2/17/2017 - 16:24

(VOVworld) – Diplomat Pham Sanh Chau has initiated the idea of wearing Ao dai to promote Vietnamese traditional attire. Donning a black Ao dai and head covering, Chau amazed So villagers when he visited them in Quoc Oai district on the outskirt of Hanoi last month.

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Memorable moments of Vietnam Poetry Day

Memorable moments of Vietnam Poetry Day

2/12/2017 - 12:52

(VOVworld) – The 15th Vietnam Poetry Day takes place in Hanoi’s Temple of Literature on the 15th day of the first lunar month of the New Year, which falls on February 11 this year, attracting a great number of poets and audiences.

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Whitney Houston tribute

Whitney Houston tribute

2/10/2017 - 15:37

(VOVworld) - To commemorate the 5th anniversary of Whitney Houston’s death on February 11, VOVworld recalls some of memorable events in her life and career.

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A journey to Bai Dinh Complex and Trang An Ecological Tourism Site

A journey to Bai Dinh Complex and Trang An Ecological Tourism Site

2/8/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld) – Tens of thousands of people visited the Bai Dinh Temple Spiritual and Cultural Complex and the Trang An Ecological Tourism Site in Ninh Binh Province during the Lunar New Year holiday from January 27th to February 2nd. Visitors enjoy the magnificent view and prayed for a new year full of health and prosperity.

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Dong Da Hill Festival tributes national heroic tradition

Dong Da Hill Festival tributes national heroic tradition

2/2/2017 - 17:37

(VOVworld)-Thousands of people gathered at Dong Da Hill in Hanoi on February 1 to celebrate the 228th anniversary of the Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory.

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Early Tet on platform DK1-10

Early Tet on platform DK1-10

1/25/2017 - 16:41

(VOVworld) – A ship of the Vietnamese Navy Zone 2 headed by Colonel Ngo Tri Ha, Deputy Commander of Navy Zone 2, paid a New Year visit this week to the DK1/10 platform at Ca Mau Shoal. On board were officers and men from Navy Zone 2 and a number of reporters. During their visit, the navy personnel joined the...

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Tay Tuu flower village in Spring

Tay Tuu flower village in Spring

1/24/2017 - 15:31

(VOVworld) - Tay Tuu flower village, located 15 km from Hanoi’s center in Bac Tu Liem District, is the traditional flower center of Hanoi. In recent years, in addition to common varieties of flowers like daisies, gerbera, and roses, Tay Tuu villagers have planted more expensive flowers like lilies, and violets. Despite advancing urbanization, Tay Tuu farmers have so far...

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Pilgrimage to Tram pagoda, where President Ho Chi Minh read 1947 New Year poem on VOV

Pilgrimage to Tram pagoda, where President Ho Chi Minh read 1947 New Year poem on VOV

1/17/2017 - 12:19

(VOVworld) - On Thursday night, the Voice of Vietnam will host a ceremony to remember the first time President Ho Chi Minh read a poem on VOV to wish Happy New Yearto Vietnamese people and foreigners at home and abroad on New Year’s Eve in 1947. The ceremony, accompanied by an art program, will take place at the National Radio...

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National treasures-Vietnam’s pride

National treasures-Vietnam’s pride

1/13/2017 - 7:48

(VOVworld)- A special exhibit of Vietnam’s 18 national treasures is taking place from January to May at the National Museum of Vietnamese History.

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Bana Hill during wedding season

Bana Hill during wedding season

1/8/2017 - 11:59

(VOVworld) – The Bana eco-tourism park is touted as a fairy scene on earth and an ideal place for wedding photos.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A: To He, or toy figurine, is a traditional toy that Vietnamese children are exceedingly fond of. Dating back to the 17th century, To He are made of glutinous rice...

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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...