“12 typical kinds of Vietnamese folk paintings” exhibition

“12 typical kinds of Vietnamese folk paintings” exhibition

8/19/2016 - 17:52

(VOVworld) – On August 18th, Hanoi Museum in collaboration with Hanoi Ceramic Museum held a thematic exhibition named “12 typical kinds of Vietnamese folk paintings” featuring excellent works from the well-known painting genres such as Dong Ho Painting, Hang Trong, Sinh Village, Southern Do The, plain and rural worship, Hue and Southern Glass, Kim Hoang, Fabric and Scroll Fabric Painting….

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Olympic gold medalist Hoang Xuan Vinh welcomed home

Olympic gold medalist Hoang Xuan Vinh welcomed home

8/15/2016 - 9:02

(VOVworld) - Shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh, who won a gold and a silver medal at Rio Olympics 2016, arrived in Hanoi August 14, with a warm welcome from Vietnamese fans.

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Shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh wins historic gold medal at Rio Olympics 2016

Shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh wins historic gold medal at Rio Olympics 2016

8/8/2016 - 16:13

(VOVworld) - Here are historic moments when Hoang Xuan Vinh won the gold medal of the Men's 10m Air Pistol event at Rio Olympics 2016.

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Hoang Su Phi terraced fields in rainy season

Hoang Su Phi terraced fields in rainy season

8/2/2016 - 21:55

(VOVworld) – The fairy scene of the terraced fields in Hoang Su Phi is a worthy gift for tourists who overcome a long road full of obstacles.

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Sky gazing at Truong Sa archipelago

Sky gazing at Truong Sa archipelago

7/26/2016 - 10:21

(VOVworld) - If your one of those who never get tired of looking at what’s happening up in the skies, you’ll certainly enjoy these photos taken by VOV's photographers of the magnificent scenery at the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.

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Hanoi Collective Orchestra performs with home-made instruments

Hanoi Collective Orchestra performs with home-made instruments

7/19/2016 - 15:40

(VOVworld) – The Hanoi Collective Orchestra performed for the second time at the Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam in Hanoi, on July 17th.

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Remembering Saigon in 1967

Remembering Saigon in 1967

7/13/2016 - 14:48

(VOVwworld) - Here’s a look back at Saigon (now, Ho Chi Minh city) in 1967 through photos taken by Nguyen Thanh Tai, a Vietnamese reporter working for United Press International (UPI) during the Vietnam war.

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Phu Quoc Prison – a tourist attraction

Phu Quoc Prison – a tourist attraction

7/4/2016 - 17:28

(VOVworld) – Located in An Thoi town, Phu Quoc island, Kien Giang province, Phu Quoc prison was built in 1949-1950 by the French colonists to jail those considered hostile to the colonial government.

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Community service day: teaching disabled children to wash hands

Community service day: teaching disabled children to wash hands

6/30/2016 - 16:12

(VOVworld) - 13km away from the small town of Son Tay City, in the Ba Vi district, lies the Thuy An rehabilitation center for handicapped children who suffer from handicaps such as limb deformations, autism, mute and deaf deficiencies and Down’s Syndrome. Let's follow a group of volunteers to the center and see them help these children with hand washing.

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Dak Lak Central Highlands province- Vietnam's hidden charm

Dak Lak Central Highlands province- Vietnam's hidden charm

6/28/2016 - 13:34

(VOVworld)- Located in the heart of the Central Highlands, Dak Lak province is famous for coffee, pepper, and rubber but also beautiful scenery with magnificent waterfalls, forests, rivers, and lakes. The province also embraces a rich cultural tradition and festivals of several ethnic minority groups. Let's explore the hidden charm of the province through our photos.

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Photo exhibition “Insights into Sri Lankan Buddhist Culture”

Photo exhibition “Insights into Sri Lankan Buddhist Culture”

6/20/2016 - 14:06

(VOVworld) – A photo exhibition called “Insights into Sri Lanka Buddhist Culture” took place at Hanoi’s Quan Su pagoda from June 18-20.

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Kym Viet Company- a craft business for the disabled

Kym Viet Company- a craft business for the disabled

6/14/2016 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – The Kym Viet Company in Ha Dong district, Hanoi, is a virtual family for disabled people.

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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Katy Perry meets children facing immense challenges in Viet Nam

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Katy Perry meets children facing immense challenges in Viet Nam

6/9/2016 - 18:21

(VOVworld) A UNICEF press release says following a visit to Viet Nam, internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Katy Perry is calling for increased focus on children being left behind in one of Asia’s fastest growing economies.

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"Angels of Italy" night in Vietnam

6/5/2016 - 13:35

(VOVworld) – “Angels of Italy” was a program jointly organized by the Italian Embassy in Vietnam and the Italy-Vietnam Fashion Council to mark Italy’s 70th National Day.

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Summer break for children in northwest Vietnam

Summer break for children in northwest Vietnam

6/1/2016 - 10:32

(VOVworld) – While many children in urban areas enjoy their summer vacation on beautiful beaches and in luxury resorts, children in the northwest region of Vietnam stay at home to help their parents with daily chores.

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Bread Master Class by Chef Christophe Grilo

Bread Master Class by Chef Christophe Grilo

5/26/2016 - 17:30

(VOVworld) – Secrets of French bread-making and techniques to make some well-known French breads such as Baguette tradition, Baguette campagne, Baguette St germain, Fougasse du sud, Chia olive pain ... from the natural yeast levain were revealed at a recent bread-baking workshop by 38-year-old Executive pastry and Baker chef Chirstophe Grilo.

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Day one: US President Barack Obama's visit to Vietnam

Day one: US President Barack Obama's visit to Vietnam

5/24/2016 - 10:17

(VOVworld) - President Obama arrived in Hanoi on May 22 for a three-day official visit to Vietnam. On his first day, the US leader met with Vietnam’s top officials, including President Tran Dai Quang and chariwoman of the lawmaking National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan in the morning, and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu...

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10th European Food Festival in Hanoi

10th European Food Festival in Hanoi

5/17/2016 - 11:13

(VOVworld) – The 10th European Food Festival took place on May 14 in the gardens of the National Library in Hanoi.

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Pristine beauty of Ghenh Da Dia

Pristine beauty of Ghenh Da Dia

5/10/2016 - 13:40

(VOVworld) - Ghenh Da Dia (The Cliff of Stone Plates) in central Phu Yen Province, endowed with pristine natural beauty, always attracts a large number of domestic and international visitors.

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The art of pottery in Nghe An Province

The art of pottery in Nghe An Province

5/4/2016 - 14:08

(VOV) - When watching potters work, it always looks so easy, but it isn’t, as there is a lot of preparation and ritual connected to the making of Vietnamese pottery.

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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...