Wednesday April 26, 2017

Wednesday April 26, 2017

4/27/2017 - 17:34

(VOVworld) - Summer is coming around and it’s getting hotter in the northern part of Vietnam. The average temperature now ranges from 25 to 30DC. I enjoy this pleasant weather.

More

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

4/20/2017 - 18:15

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 powder in the form of edible figurines of animals, flowers and characters from folk tales.

More

Wednesday April 12, 2017

Wednesday April 12, 2017

4/14/2017 - 16:51

(VOVworld) - I’m reading an interesting letter from Radhakrishna Pillai of India. He told us about his participation at the National Council Meeting of Indian Society for Cultural Co-operation and Friendship (ISCUF) held at Guwahati in Assam, a mega event to promote India-Vietnam cultural co-operation and friendship.

More

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

4/7/2017 - 10:57

A: We think we sent you an embroidery painting of Ha Long Bay. Embroidery painting is a popular craft in many localities throughout Vietnam. XQ embroidery, for example, is a famous hand embroidery shop in Da Lat designed to look like a traditional and historical rural village.

More

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

3/31/2017 - 16:50

A: In Hanoi thousands of students and other volunteers attended the launch ceremony. This was the 9th Earth Hour event held in Vietnam. Last year’s campaign saved 450,000kwh, 3 times higher than in 2009, when Vietnam hosted the first event. The amount of electricity saved during the one hour the lights are off is the measures of society’s response to...

More

Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

3/23/2017 - 16:46

(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 “At last I’ve got around to sending you a reception report after my recent trip to Vietnam over the Christmas and Tet period, including my visit to VOV’s office in...

More

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

3/17/2017 - 17:55

B: We’d like to thank Gerry Newmann for his great gift, a book of English culture and traditions throughout the year. We like the book every much, Gerry. It’s a great help to us, especially Thu Ly and other reporters involved in producing our Culture Rendezvous segment. We thank you very much for the gift and we hope to meet...

More

Wednesday March 8, 2017

Wednesday March 8, 2017

3/10/2017 - 17:59

(VOVworld) - First, we want to congratulate all our female listeners on International Women's Day, a day that celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Remember that all human life springs from women. Smile, all you women, because without you life would be impossible. Enjoy your day to the fullest.

More

Wednesday, February 28, 2017

Wednesday, February 28, 2017

3/2/2017 - 17:17

B: Pho, Vietnam’s noodle soup tops the list. This simple staple consisting of a salty broth, fresh rice noodles, and a sprinkling of herbs and either chicken or beef, features prominently in the local diet. It's cheap, tasty, and widely available at all hours.

More

Wednesday February 22, 2017

Wednesday February 22, 2017

2/24/2017 - 16:35

(VOVworld) - We’re very glad to get a letter from David Ansell of Sussex, England, after quite a long time. He listened to our broadcast on January 19 on 7280 khz and rated SINPO at 45433 with moderate fading.

More

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

2/17/2017 - 16:47

A: The traditional Vietnamese wedding is one of the most important ceremonies in Vietnamese culture with influences from Confucian and Buddhist ideology. It is a significant day not only for the couple involved but also for their entire families and it usually includes quite a few formal ritual observances.

More

Wednesday February 8, 2017

Wednesday February 8, 2017

2/9/2017 - 18:49

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 us your New Year’s Greetings and best wishes for the New Year.

More

Wednesday January 25, 2017

Wednesday January 25, 2017

1/26/2017 - 16:59

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese people are rushing to prepare for Tet, the Lunar New Year celebration, which will begin on Saturday. It is the most important holiday in Vietnam. Many people get a week off from work for the Lunar New Year holiday.

More

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

1/19/2017 - 17:23

B: Ashik Eqbal Tokon of Bangladesh sent us an e-greeting card with pictures of Vietnamese Tet delicacies like watermelons, square sticky rice cakes, pork pie, and some other food. We think that you have a very good understanding of Vietnam and its culture. They are typical food that we have during our traditional lunar New Year Festival.

More

Wednesday January 11, 2017

Wednesday January 11, 2017

1/13/2017 - 19:16

(VOVworld) - We’re continuing to receive many New Year’s greeting cards from our listeners around the world. Thank you very much for your sentiments and nice wishes for VOV.

More

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

1/6/2017 - 14:08

A: Happy New Year. Welcome, dear listeners, to the very first Letter Box of 2017. Thank you very much for listening to VOV. We greatly appreciate your reception reports and comments on our programs. Many listeners have sent feedback on our broadcasts on a regular basis, by postal mail and email and phone.

More

Wednesday December 28, 2016

Wednesday December 28, 2016

12/30/2016 - 17:48

(VOVworld) - Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our listeners. Thank you very much for sending us your greeting cards. These beautiful cards have brought the joyous Christmas atmosphere from so many countries to VOV.

More

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

12/22/2016 - 16:07

A: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Christmas is just around the corner and we wish you a happy holiday season.

More

Wednesday December 14, 2016

Wednesday December 14, 2016

12/15/2016 - 17:02

(VOVworld) - A: We’re so excited to welcome a new listener to VOV’s DX’ing community: Tom Beaton of the US!

More

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

12/8/2016 - 14:54

Bang Lang Stork Garden lies within the area of Binh Thoi hamlet, Thoi Thuan commune, Thot Not district, Can Tho city. It is surrounded by immense rice paddies as well as interlacing canals.

More

Wednesday April 26, 2017

Wednesday April 26, 2017

(VOVworld) - Summer is coming around and it’s getting hotter in the northern part of Vietnam. The average temperature now ranges from 25 to 30DC. I enjoy this pleasant weather.

More

Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

Vietnamese

(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...