Hope Choir lights up dreams for the visually-impaired

Hope Choir lights up dreams for the visually-impaired

3/25/2017 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – Impressive, amazing, and emotional are how people describe the Hope Choir. Consisting of visually-impaired singers, the Choir sings with the hope of bringing happiness to everyone.

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James Joseph Kendall and the “Keep Hanoi Clean” mission

James Joseph Kendall and the “Keep Hanoi Clean” mission

3/18/2017 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – James Joseph Kendall, an American English teacher at an elementary school in Hanoi, became famous by chance after he retrieved trash from a polluted ditch in Hanoi, in May 2015. He and members of “Keep Hanoi Clean”, a volunteer environmental group he founded, have been devoting themselves to projects to clean Hanoi.

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“Snack Centralma”- a Vietnamese restaurant in New Caledonia

“Snack Centralma”- a Vietnamese restaurant in New Caledonia

3/11/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld) – Do you love food and always want to try new dishes? If your answer is yes, join me today for a visit to “Snack Centralma” restaurant in New Caledonia, a French overseas territory in the Pacific, which is serving the best of Vietnamese cuisine. I’ve decided to omit my diet for one day for this experience. What else...

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Devotion music award 2017 nominees announced

Devotion music award 2017 nominees announced

3/4/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld) – Nominees for the Devotion Music Awards 2017 were announced by the Vietnam News Agency’s Sports and Culture newspaper in Hanoi on February 22. This year, the award has a new category “Best producer of the Year” to bring the total award categories to 19.

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Music, the shortest road linking listeners and radio stations

Music, the shortest road linking listeners and radio stations

2/25/2017 - 13:41

(VOVworld)- Lonán Ó Briain, Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Nottingham, recently gave a presentation on the history of Voice of Vietnam’s music at the French Cultural Center L’Espace in Hanoi. Lonan spent a great deal of time talking with VOV musicians and staff to prepare for the presentation.

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Spiritual tourism attracts tourists

Spiritual tourism attracts tourists

2/18/2017 - 16:59

(VOVworld) – Spring is the season of festivals and spiritual tourism. After the Lunar New Year, historical and cultural relic sites, pagodas, and temples attract great numbers of visitors, who come to pray for a prosperous and lucky new year. In recent years, spiritual tourism has grown.

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Vietnam Poetry Day

Vietnam Poetry Day

2/11/2017 - 16:17

(VOVworld) - The 15th Vietnam Poetry Day takes place in Hanoi on the 15th day of the first lunar month of the New Year, which falls on February 11 this year. The 15th Vietnam Poetry Day has attracted a great number of Vietnamese poets. VOV’s Bui Hang reports.

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Leaders, entrepreneurs and morning coffee

Leaders, entrepreneurs and morning coffee

2/5/2017 - 18:21

(VOVworld)-Having coffee with business people in the morning has become a routine for Quang Ninh’s provincial leaders. This practice has helped Quang Ninh rank among the top localities in Vietnam in investment attraction and the Provincial Competitiveness Index.

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Artist Do Lenh Tuan makes inspiring pictures out of postal stamps

Artist Do Lenh Tuan makes inspiring pictures out of postal stamps

1/14/2017 - 14:00

(VOVworld) - It’s difficult to design postal stamps. It’s even more difficult to make a picture from stamps. But, by assembling hundreds or even thousands of stamps, artist Do Lenh Tuan creates spectacular works of art which at first glance you would think were painted.

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Shaping fruits for New Year Celebration

Shaping fruits for New Year Celebration

1/7/2017 - 16:44

(VOVworld) – In recent years, farmers in Chau Thanh district, Hau Giang province, have supplied pomelos in gourd shapes to the New Year market. Chau Thanh has been famous for forming fruits into interesting shapes especially for the New Year or Tet celebration.

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Yasushi Ogura- Love Vietnam at first sight

Yasushi Ogura- Love Vietnam at first sight

12/24/2016 - 17:08

(VOVworld) - For the last three years, Mr. Yasushi Ogura from Japan has visited Lung Cu, Dong Van, Ha Giang province every month. Yasushi Ogura opened Cà phê Cực Bắc or the northernmost coffee house in Lo Lo Chai village which is a must stop for visitors on their journey to the Lũng Cú Flag Tower. Lan Anh reports.

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Poor students continue their education thanks to borrowed bicycles

Poor students continue their education thanks to borrowed bicycles

12/10/2016 - 16:52

(VOVworld) – The parking lot of Upper Secondary School No4 in Van Ban district, Lao Cai province, is packed with bicycles that pupils have borrowed from a project. Poor students have used these bicycles for the past 6 years to travel from their home to school.

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Exploring craft streets in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Exploring craft streets in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

12/3/2016 - 15:04

(VOVworld) – Hanoi’s Department of Tourism has organized free-guided tours to explore craft streets and distinctive features of Hanoi’s Old Quarter.

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Community tourism in northern countryside

Community tourism in northern countryside

11/19/2016 - 16:37

(VOVworld) – Community tourism in Giao Thuy district, coastal province of Nam Dinh, is a fantastic experience. Tourists will homestay in wood houses to experience life in rural areas. Biking around the village to enjoy the fresh air and bird songs will make your vacation unforgettable.

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VOV works to preserve, uphold Vietnamese language value

VOV works to preserve, uphold Vietnamese language value

11/12/2016 - 16:39

(VOVworld) – Radio the Voice of Vietnam in cooperation with the Linguistic Society of Vietnam and the Vietnam Journalists Association recently held a national seminar on proper use of the Vietnamese language in mass media. The event, the third of its kind following conferences in 1966 and 1979, reflects VOV’s important role in preserving and upholding the values of the...

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Hanoi’s attractions for tourists

Hanoi’s attractions for tourists

11/5/2016 - 17:06

(VOVworld) – Hanoi has been honored by prestigious travel magazines and organizations as one of world’s top destinations. It attracts tourists for its beautiful landscapes, delicious cuisine, and hospitable people.

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Human kindness in coping with flooding in Quang Binh

Human kindness in coping with flooding in Quang Binh

10/29/2016 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – Low atmospheric pressure and cold spells, which caused torrential rains and serious floods in large scale in the central region, had claimed many lives and damaged property. Quang Binh was the most seriously affected province. VOV reports on human kindness and the spirit of the haves help the have-nots.

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Family names of M’nong ethnic people restored

Family names of M’nong ethnic people restored

10/22/2016 - 16:45

(VOVworld) – Due to historical circumstances, many M’nong people in Dak Nong province only have their first name in legal documents because they do not know their surnames. Females and males are distinguished by middle names such as Y, Dieu, K, H, or Thi, thus M’nong do not know their clan. In 2010, Dak Nong province started building a scientific...

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Shopping at weekend agriculture fair

Shopping at weekend agriculture fair

10/15/2016 - 16:08

(VOVworld) – Shopping at weekend agriculture fair has been a habit of many people in Ho Chi Minh City. The city has organized agriculture fairs at weekend to sell safe products as part of its management of food safety and hygiene.

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Hanoi’s architectural heritage in photos

Hanoi’s architectural heritage in photos

10/8/2016 - 16:08

(VOVworld) - The 11th “Hanoi in me 2016” exhibition was on at the heritage center of the Thang Long Imperial Citadel under the theme "The imprint of Hanoi’s architectural heritage". The event helps to honor and promote the heritage of the Capital, Hanoi.

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(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...

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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...