Vietnam-Laos-Cambodia Young Circus Talent Contest 2015

Vietnam-Laos-Cambodia Young Circus Talent Contest 2015

12/26/2015 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – The recent 4th Vietnam-Laos-Cambodia Young Circus Talent Contest in Hanoi involved more than 200 artists. It provided an opportunity for the young artists to show off their talents and accumulate experience for their future career.

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Keeping lighthouses in Truong Sa working

Keeping lighthouses in Truong Sa working

12/19/2015 - 13:16

(VOVworld) - The lighthouses in the Truong Sa Archipelago in Khanh Hoa province are managed by the Southern Vietnam Maritime Safety Corporation. Despite hardships caused by long distances and storms, the company’s staff has always done their utmost to keep the lighthouses working to ensure maritime safety in the surrounding waters.

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Pieces of Nguyen Du’s Tale of Kieu reenacted

Pieces of Nguyen Du’s Tale of Kieu reenacted

12/12/2015 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – Recitals and reenactments of pieces of Nguyen Du’s “The Tale of Kieu” have been a regular practice of people in Tien Dien village, Ha Tinh province. They give the audience insights into the characters of Nguyen Du’s masterpiece.

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Play to honor Buddhist King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong

Play to honor Buddhist King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong

12/5/2015 - 16:26

(VOVworld) – King Tran Nhan Tong was honored as King-Monk when he ceded his throne to lead a religious life and became the founder of Vietnamese Zen Buddhism. A Cai Luong or reformed theatre play dedicated to King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong is expected to debut in December this year to commemorate the 707th anniversary of his attainment of Nirvana.

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2015 Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program in Vietnam

2015 Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program in Vietnam

11/28/2015 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – The 2015 Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program was held in HCM city from November 17 to November 21. Youths from ASEAN countries and Japan shared the homes of local families in 14 districts across the city to learn more about the traditional culture and daily life of Vietnamese people.

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Northern Cai Luong inspires southern audience

Northern Cai Luong inspires southern audience

11/21/2015 - 16:28

(VOVworld) – The Cao Van Lau theater in Bac Lieu province has attracted a large audience to Cai Luong (reformed opera) performances during the Cai Luong competition 2015.

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Quang Ba night flower market

Quang Ba night flower market

11/14/2015 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – The Quang Ba wholesale flower market, the biggest in Hanoi, turns busy when night falls. Visiting the market is always an interesting experience.

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Hanoi’s autumn and milk flowers

Hanoi’s autumn and milk flowers

11/12/2015 - 12:33

(VOVworld) – Each season in Hanoi has its own attractions. For people living in Hanoi and those who have ever been in Hanoi, autumn is the best season of the year. Milk flower is praised as one of the symbols of Hanoi’s autumn. When autumn comes, we feel the cool breeze and smell fragrance of Hoa Sua or Milk Flowers.

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Hanoi’s Autumn Book Festival 2015

Hanoi’s Autumn Book Festival 2015

10/31/2015 - 16:33

(VOVworld) - The 2015 Autumn Book Festival, featuring around 5000 book titles opened at the Vietnam Women’s Museum in Hanoi on Thursday. Books on displayed are published by the Women Publishing House, Kim Dong Publishing House, and the Youth Publishing House.

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Vietnamese women’s contributions to community

Vietnamese women’s contributions to community

10/24/2015 - 13:51

(VOVworld) – 9 collectives and 10 individuals have received the 2015 women’s award of the Vietnam Women’s Union. The award acknowledges their efforts to overcome difficulties in life and support for others in the community, contributing to promoting gender equality and women’s advancement in Vietnam.

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Aroma young glutinous rice of the northwest

Aroma young glutinous rice of the northwest

10/17/2015 - 16:47

(VOVworld) – Tourists prefer to visit the northwestern region in the autumn to watch ripen terraced rice fields, indulge in the aroma, and participate in the glutinous young rice festival of the local ethnic groups - Tay, Thai, Nung, Giay, and Mong. It’s the most joyous time of the year when people harvest young rice to make “Cốm” – green...

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‘A better Hanoi’ for the poor

‘A better Hanoi’ for the poor

10/12/2015 - 15:42

(VOVworld) – Every Wednesday and Saturday, members of ‘A better Hanoi’ project gather at a number of restaurants in the city to collect the food not used in local restaurants and hotels, package them, and deliver them to needy people. For these young people, the weekend is not time for relaxing after hard days at university or college, but for...

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‘A better Hanoi’ for the poor

‘A better Hanoi’ for the poor

10/10/2015 - 14:01

(VOVworld) – Every Wednesday and Saturday, members of ‘A better Hanoi’ project gather at a number of restaurants in the city to collect the food not used in local restaurants and hotels, package them, and deliver them to needy people. For these young people, the weekend is not time for relaxing after hard days at university or college, but for...

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Earrings of the Mong in Son La

Earrings of the Mong in Son La

10/3/2015 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s northwestern region appeals to visitors for its natural beauty and the unique culture of local ethnic groups, which includes their costumes and architecture. Viet Anh reports on the peculiarity of the earrings of the Mong.

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Jubilant atmosphere of mid-autumn festival in Hanoi

Jubilant atmosphere of mid-autumn festival in Hanoi

9/26/2015 - 16:09

(VOVworld) – The jubilant atmosphere of the full-moon festival prevails every corner especially in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. Colorful lanterns, masks and moon cakes are sold everywhere in the streets, making the children more eager for the festival.

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Making paper masks for Mid-autumn festival

Making paper masks for Mid-autumn festival

9/20/2015 - 14:53

(VOVworld) – “Making paper masks, enjoying the Mid-Autumn Festival” is a project run by painter Trang Thanh Hien and students of the Vietnam University of Fine Arts. They have instructed children making traditional Vietnamese paper masks as a way to preserve and promote the cultural value of paper masks.

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Vietnamese doctors provide free eye surgery for poor Lao patients

Vietnamese doctors provide free eye surgery for poor Lao patients

9/12/2015 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – A program was conducted from August 24 to August 28 to provide free eye examinations, treatment, and surgery for poor people and war veterans in Laos’ capital Vientiane. The program, which is held every 2 years over the past 8 years, was organized by the War Veterans’ Associations of Vientiane and Vietnam’s HCM city, the HCM city Eye...

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Voice of Vietnam Radio: a close friend to all people

Voice of Vietnam Radio: a close friend to all people

9/5/2015 - 16:33

(VOVworld) – The Voice of Vietnam will celebrate its 70th anniversary on September 7. VOV’s development over the past 70 years has always been accompanied by its listeners. Several VOV listeners clubs have been formed in cities and provinces.

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VOV broadcasters’ contributions to Vietnam’s resistance wars against invaders

VOV broadcasters’ contributions to Vietnam’s resistance wars against invaders

8/29/2015 - 17:37

(VOVworld) – Radio the Voice of Vietnam played as a bridge connecting people of northern and southern Vietnam during Vietnam’s two resistance wars against the French colonialists and the US aggressors. VOV broadcasters endured a lot of hardship fulfilling their tasks during this time, contributing to the success of national resistance wars. VOV’s Thanh Trung reports…

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Significant work to welcome VOV’s 70th anniversary

Significant work to welcome VOV’s 70th anniversary

8/22/2015 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – The Radio Technology Center has produced a bust of President Ho Chi Minh to mark the Voice of Vietnam’s 70th anniversary on September 7. The statue was cast from red copper, extracted from radiator panels of used electronic vacuum tubes.

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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...