Scaling the Great Wall of Vietnam

Scaling the Great Wall of Vietnam

2/25/2016 - 15:11

(VOVworld) - One of central Vietnam’s most interesting tourist destinations – The Great Wall of Vietnam – was discovered by archaeologists in 2011 in the remote countryside of the central part of the country.

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Gong performances of the Bahnar at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Gong performances of the Bahnar at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

2/23/2016 - 15:32

(VOVworld) – Gong performances by a Bahnar gong team from the province of Kon Tum charmed audiences in Hanoi at a New Year program held by the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology.

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Truc Lam Tay Thien Zen Monastery- a beautiful monastery

Truc Lam Tay Thien Zen Monastery- a beautiful monastery

2/19/2016 - 15:27

(VOVworld)- Set atop Tay Thien mountain in Vinh Phuc province, 85 km west of Hanoi, the Truc Lam Tay Thien Zen Monastery, which together with a Zen Monastery in Da Lat and one at Quang Ninh Provinces’s Yen Tu Mountain, is one of the three largest monasteries in Vietnam.

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Visiting Kien So Pagoda on early days of the New Year

Visiting Kien So Pagoda on early days of the New Year

2/11/2016 - 11:15

(VOVworld) - Located on the left bank of the Duong River, Kien So pagoda is part of the Phu Dong relic site, 15km to the northeast of Hanoi.

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Quang Ba night flower market

Quang Ba night flower market

2/10/2016 - 9:17

(VOVworld) - The Quang Ba flower market becomes more crowded and busier than ever on the yearly Tet Holiday.

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Hang Luoc Flower Market in Hanoi's Old Quarter

Hang Luoc Flower Market in Hanoi's Old Quarter

2/4/2016 - 17:25

(VOVworld) - Buying a peach blossom branch and a kumquat tree to decorate for Tet is a long-time tradition of the Vietnamese people, especially in the North. A week or two before Tet, seasonal flower markets open in multiple locations around Hanoi, of which the flower market in Hang Luoc Street in the Old Quarter seems to be the most...

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Traditional Vietnamese market at Hanoi Sofitel Metropole

Traditional Vietnamese market at Hanoi Sofitel Metropole

2/3/2016 - 12:27

(VOVworld) – Some of the most distinctive features of the Vietnamese Tet holiday were showcased at an event called “Cho Que”, or a traditional Vietnamese market, at the Hanoi Sofitel Legend Metropole.

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People in Meo Vac struggle with freezing weather

People in Meo Vac struggle with freezing weather

1/27/2016 - 8:11

(VOVworld) – Due to the impact of intensified northeast monsoon, Meo Vac district in Ha Giang province has seen snowfalls since January 24. Ho Mi Vu, Chairman of Can Chu Phin commune’s Farmers Association, said this has been extremely cold weather in several years. Teacher Nguyen Danh Toan of Can Chu Phin secondary school said he came here in 2000...

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Tet Dome exhibition in Hanoi

Tet Dome exhibition in Hanoi

1/22/2016 - 13:56

(VOVworld) - Vietnam’s biggest annual arts and handicrafts fair, Tet Dome, is in Hanoi. 200 paintings, 200 ceramic items, 50 and Áo dài (Vietnamese traditional female costumes) collections are on display.

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Program “Explore and create Tet paintings with children”

Program “Explore and create Tet paintings with children”

1/21/2016 - 11:45

(VOVworld) – More than 400 children in Hanoi participated in a program called “Explore and create Tet paintings with children” at the Vietnam Museum of Fine Arts on Sunday. They took part in activities to learn how to print and color folk paintings and create New Year greeting cards. This event was part of a project launched by Dr. Trang...

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VOV5’s spring charity program in Can Nong border commune

VOV5’s spring charity program in Can Nong border commune

1/20/2016 - 22:47

(VOVworld) – Every year when spring comes, the Overseas Service of the Voice of Vietnam (VOV5) holds charity trips to present Tet gifts to people in poor border areas of the North. This year, VOV5 presented gifts to 253 students, 50 teachers and 120 poor households in Can Nong commune, Cao Bang province.

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Moc Chau in winter

Moc Chau in winter

1/13/2016 - 10:33

(VOV) - Despite the cold winter, Moc Chau Plateau in Son La northern province maintains its stunning beauty with colourful flowers.

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Thu Sy Fish-Pot Making Village

Thu Sy Fish-Pot Making Village

1/7/2016 - 11:25

(VOVworld) - About 60 km from Hanoi, Thu Sy commune in Hung Yen province is famous for its local traditional job of weaving fish pots. This is a major source of income of the locals during their free time. During the harvest season, they make fish-pots at night. Photographer Nguyen Anh Tuan takes you there….

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"Hanoi memories", a highlight festival to welcome New Year 2016

1/1/2016 - 21:13

(VOVworld) – The Hanoi Memories program has attracted thousands of visits to the Thang Long Royal Citadel in Hanoi on the first day of 2016.

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Peach trees bloom early at Nhat Tan flower village

Peach trees bloom early at Nhat Tan flower village

12/30/2015 - 8:58

(VOVworld) - With nearly two months to go to the Lunar New Year, this year’s unusual weather has caused the peach trees in Nhat Tan Flower Village in Hanoi to bloom early.

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Hanoi churches celebrate Christmas

Hanoi churches celebrate Christmas

12/24/2015 - 9:02

(VOVworld) - Christmas atmosphere has pervaded all corners of Hanoi, especially beautifully decorated Catholic churches.

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Wild sunflowers brighten Ba Vi National Park

Wild sunflowers brighten Ba Vi National Park

12/18/2015 - 10:36

(VOVworld)- Visiting Ba Vi National Park in Ba Vi district, Hanoi, from October to November, visitors have the chance to witness the sea of bright yellow wild sunflowers.

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Magnificent beauty of Moc Chau in the dawn mist

Magnificent beauty of Moc Chau in the dawn mist

12/8/2015 - 17:08

(VOVworld) - Moc Chau has long been famous for fields of white brassica flowers, broad tea plantations, and forests of white plum flowers. But there is another lesser known beauty- Moc Chau in the dawn mist.

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Terraced paddy fields in Chieng An

Terraced paddy fields in Chieng An

12/2/2015 - 12:22

(VOV) – Terraced paddy fields in Chieng An commune, Son La province, is in their time to turn yellow, creating a beautiful landscape picture in late autumn.

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Ninh Thuan in grape-harvesting season

Ninh Thuan in grape-harvesting season

11/24/2015 - 10:43

(VOV) - November is a good time to visit Ninh Thuan southcentral province as you will have an excellent chance to admire vineyards in the harvesting season.

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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...