Christmas warms the hearts of HCM City dwellers

Christmas warms the hearts of HCM City dwellers

12/24/2011 - 21:00

The Christmas atmosphere is pervading every street in HCM City . Buildings, trading centers and shops are colorfully decorated with Christmas trees and Santas riding reindeer carriages.

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Catholic hamlet celebrates Christmas

Catholic hamlet celebrates Christmas

12/17/2011 - 16:06

Festive season atmosphere has been created in Hong Giang commune, Dong Hung district of Thai Binh province with local people decorating pathways with colored lights, Christmas trees, caves and Jesus Christ.

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From Mozart's Homeland - a poetry collection translated into Vietnamese

From Mozart's Homeland - a poetry collection translated into  Vietnamese

12/10/2011 - 17:39

A poetry collection featuring famous Austrian authors has been made available to the Vietnamese public.

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Individuals join hands to preserve historical artifacts

Individuals join hands to preserve historical artifacts

12/3/2011 - 16:57

Chairman of the Thang Long-Hanoi Pottery and Antique Researchers and Collectors, Dao Phan Long, once said: “The country’s artifacts are sacred so we have to learn to treat them in a proper way”. With that aim, the association’s members have organized many private exhibitions of artifacts to help educate public about history and the quintessence of their predecessors.

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Why Vietnamese museums less attractive to public?

Why Vietnamese museums less attractive to public?

12/3/2011 - 3:55

Museums today are big business around the globe. But in Vietnam, except for very few museums like the Ho Chi Minh Museum or the Museum of Ethnology, most museums fall far short of public expectations.

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Laughter Yoga keeps your spirits high

Laughter Yoga keeps your spirits high

11/27/2011 - 0:09

Every morning, scores of people of all ages gather at Hoan Kiem Lake to do physical exercise that looks like child’s play. Forming lines or circles, they wave, clap their hands, and laugh cheerfully. Passer-bys often wonder what they are doing. They are practicing Laughter Yoga.

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Mottainai Fair in Hanoi

Mottainai Fair in Hanoi

11/19/2011 - 0:00

Every year, the members of Hanoi-based 3R Club, a non-profit club that promotes the reduce-reuse-recycle concept, holds a regular “Mottainai Fair”, inspired by the Japanese events in which people gather to exchange used items, instead of throwing them away wastefully.

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