Opportunities for tourists during the best season of the year

Opportunities for tourists during the best season of the year

8/27/2016 - 14:53

(VOVworld) – Over the National Day holiday, tour agencies have offered many new tours with high-quality services and attractive promotions.

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Young Vietnamese in Czech Republic make film about family value

Young Vietnamese in Czech Republic make film about family value

8/20/2016 - 17:27

(VOVworld) – After the success of their first film called “Forget the origin”, a group of young Vietnamese in the Czech Republic continued to produce another series of films about family. They hope that the films will encourage young overseas Vietnamese to turn their hearts to the homeland.

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Belly dance movement in Hanoi

Belly dance movement in Hanoi

8/13/2016 - 16:18

(VOVworld) – Belly dance, a Middle Eastern dance, has recently become popular in Vietnam. It not only helps women lose weight through different movements but also makes them feel more self-confident and happier.

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Director Claude Bourrin links Western and Vietnamese culture

Director Claude Bourrin links Western and Vietnamese culture

8/6/2016 - 15:49

(VOVworld) - French actor, director Claude Bourrin, the first director of the Hanoi Opera House was the pioneer to bring Western drama to Vietnam and set the foundation for Vietnamese drama.

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Public performance “Singing fingers”

Public performance “Singing fingers”

7/30/2016 - 16:37

(VOVworld) – Over the past 6 months, a group of deaf and mute people have staged performance on Nguyen Hue walking street in district 1, Ho Chi Minh City. At about 7 pm every day, they place their musical instruments and loudspeakers at a crowded intersection and dance to the songs.

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Hanoi Emotion Tour

Hanoi Emotion Tour

7/23/2016 - 16:37

(VOVworld) – Hanoi Emotion Tour made its debut in June, taking visitors from the Central and Southern regions to Hanoi. The tour helps to promote the traditional cultural and historic values of the capital city.

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Former footballer Ha Bon and his collection of football souvenirs

Former footballer Ha Bon and his collection of football souvenirs

7/16/2016 - 14:51

(VOVworld) – Former football star Ha Bon diligently seeks souvenirs of Vietnamese and world football despite being almost 80 years old. In his small house in Nui Truc Street in Hanoi, which is popularly called ‘the football museum’, Bon keeps hundreds of rare souvenirs of Vietnamese and global football.

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“Obama” grilled pork noodle in Hanoi

“Obama” grilled pork noodle in Hanoi

7/9/2016 - 14:40

(VOVworld) – It’s not yet lunch time but the Huong Lien Bun cha or grilled pork noodle shop on Le Van Huu street, Hanoi, has already been swarmed by customers. The shop has become more popular particularly after it welcomed US President Barack Obama during a visit in May.

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Global Eye Program to support Vietnamese artists

Global Eye Program to support Vietnamese artists

7/2/2016 - 15:57

(VOVworld) - The Global Eye Program established by Parallel Contemporary Art (PCA) has arrived in Vietnam. This is a program to support emerging artists in Asia. In Vietnam, the program is implementing the “Vietnam Eye” project to support Vietnamese artists through exhibitions and book publications.

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Physical therapy to treat back pains

Physical therapy to treat back pains

6/25/2016 - 16:31

(VOVworld) – Treating back pains by putting pressure on the back and the spine is a traditional physical therapy among Vietnamese people. It doesn’t require equipment or infrastructure, just a small stool and a mat for the patient to sit on. Physician Nguyen Ngoc Huong has established a Club called "Impact on spine, Vietnamese therapy" to treat people with spinal...

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Hanoi’s culinary attraction

Hanoi’s culinary attraction

6/18/2016 - 16:41

(VOVworld) – Hanoi has long been an attractive destination for its scenic spots, historical and cultural sites, and unique cuisine. In 2012 the Asia Record Organization recognized 12 Vietnamese dishes in the food category of Asian values. They include 3 dishes from Hanoi: Pho, Bun Cha, and Bun Thang. Recently the Telegraph selected Hanoi as one of the world’s best...

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Traces of President Ho Chi Minh in France

Traces of President Ho Chi Minh in France

6/11/2016 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – It has been 105 years since Ho Chi Minh first set foot in France, the first leg of his journey abroad to find a path to national liberation. France was where Ho Chi Minh became Vietnam’s first communist soldier.

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Special painting exhibition entitled “Children paint”

Special painting exhibition entitled “Children paint”

6/4/2016 - 16:27

(VOVworld) – A special exhibition entitled “Children paint” has opened at 24 and 26 Ly Quoc Su street, Hanoi, to mark International Children’s Day, on June 1st. The event aims to create an art-inspired play ground and environment to encourage children who have a love for the arts to follow their dream.

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Elisabeth Helfer Aubrac, a goddaughter of President Ho Chi Minh in France

Elisabeth Helfer Aubrac, a goddaughter of President Ho Chi Minh in France

5/29/2016 - 17:28

(VOVworld) – “President Ho Chi Minh is great from his simple and humanitarian acts. I remember him every single day in my life”. These were moving words by Elisabeth Helfer Aubrac, who President Ho Chi Minh adopted as a goddaughter in France.

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Vietnam-Japan theatrical collaboration

Vietnam-Japan theatrical collaboration

5/21/2016 - 16:52

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese audiences have been treated to an interesting performance by Japanese string puppeteers and Vietnamese artists from the Youth Theater. The play “Poisoned Wild Duck” has received public appreciation for its creativity and deep humanitarian values.

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Street arts in Hanoi

Street arts in Hanoi

5/14/2016 - 16:41

(VOVworld) – The second edition of the Street Art Fair was recently held at Hanoi Creative City, drawing many domestic and foreign artists and a large audience.

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Last blacksmith in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Last blacksmith in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

5/7/2016 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – Hanoi’s Old Quarter has long been famous for its architecture and traditional crafts, many of which have been lost to rapid urbanization. Nguyen Phuong Hung is the last practitioner of his family’s traditional craft of iron forging.

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Abundant choices for tourists on holiday of Reunification Day and Labor Day

Abundant choices for tourists on holiday of Reunification Day and Labor Day

4/30/2016 - 16:23

(VOVworld) - Vietnam has a 4-day holiday for this year’s Reunification Day (April 30) and Labor Day (May 01). The tourism market has turned busy with a large number of inbound and outbound tours, mostly in Southeast Asia, marking the beginning of the 2016 summer vacation.

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“Vietnam in 1980s” through lens of a former French reporter

“Vietnam in 1980s” through lens of a former French reporter

4/23/2016 - 8:51

(VOVworld) – The ongoing photo exhibit in Hanoi by former French journalist Michel Blanchard has attracted the public attention. Nearly 60 photos on display capture various aspects of Vietnamese life sin the 1980s when Vietnam still faced many difficulties.

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Creative spaces kindle artistic dreams

Creative spaces kindle artistic dreams

4/16/2016 - 16:44

(VOVworld) – Creative centers such as Hanoi Creative City, Heritage Space, Hanoi Rock City, and Nha San Collective and Station 3A in HCM city are places where artists can exchange ideas and introduce their new works to the public.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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...

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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...